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Draw Paint Print like the Great Artists
A surrealist activity based on an old parlour game called consequences.

You can do variations with different subjects or themes. Try animals, mythical creatures and objects. You can also vary how you fold the paper.

Posted by Laurence King Published See Laurence King's 26 projects » © 2019 Marion Deuchars / Laurence King · Reproduced with permission.
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  • How to make a board game piece. Exquisite Corpse - Step 1
    Step 1

    Fold your paper into four equal parts.

  • How to make a board game piece. Exquisite Corpse - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold in onto itself so that you only see the top part.

  • How to make a board game piece. Exquisite Corpse - Step 3
    Step 3

    The first person should draw a head on part 1 and leave a neck line on part 2.

    Tip: Fold the paper each time, it's important tat you don't see any previous drawing as it spoils the surprise!

  • How to make a board game piece. Exquisite Corpse - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now pass the paper to the next person. Without looking at part 1, draw a body on part 2 and leave a body line on part 3.

  • How to make a board game piece. Exquisite Corpse - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pass the paper to the next person, who will add legs on part 3 and leave leg lines on part 4.

  • How to make a board game piece. Exquisite Corpse - Step 6
    Step 6

    Finally, without looking at any of the other drawings, the last person will draw the rest of the legs and feet.

  • How to make a board game piece. Exquisite Corpse - Step 7
    Step 7

    Open to reveal your strange person!

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