What is contour line drawing?
Contour line art is a method of drawing where you draw only the outline of an object, without any shading.
Professional artists have used contour art for centuries. Cartoonists often use contour art in their finished pieces, the ancient Greeks used it when decorating vases, and da Vinci frequently made contour line drawings when doing figure studies.
In 5th grade, we are starting to use contour line art. They have choosen to make a contour drawing of their hands. Hands are a very common objects used for contour drawing.