learn character from trees, values from roots and change from leaves Tasneem Hameed MODULE 2 VSR4 BRIEF DRAWING THE CARBON GUARDIANS DURATION: 2 WEEKS SCHEDULE: WEEKS 7 & 8; SEP’ 20TH – OCT’ 3RD TOTAL HRS: 12 REFLECTIVE HRS: 2 UNIT REVIEW: – PEER REVIEW: on Brief Closure ASSESSMENT WEIGHTAGE: 1% INTENT VSR, scheduled as the beginning of each day, is intended as exercises in centering ourselves: bringing our mind & body together through an undisturbed engagement of an hour in sketching and drawing. This brief focuses on observing and knowing vegetation.  TEACHING-LEARNING STRATEGIES This brief focuses on drawing trees and plants … Continue reading VSR4: VEGETATION STUDIES

Vegetation Sketches

As part of the fourth VSR exercise, I made sketches of the vegetation around my childhood home. Even though I had lived all my life in the U.A.E., my mind was clouded by the notion that the only vegetation in my childhood home would have been date palms and cacti. That particular moment, I was unable to recall any of the other plants and trees I had seen. Following a conversation with my family, they told me the names of a few plants that grow in the U.A.E. I myself was surprised because when each name was being listed I … Continue reading Vegetation Sketches