Project Guembé: the colors of biodiversity

I report a site where the drawings were published in the previous academic year by some students of year 7 http://www.guembeproject.net/articolo.php?id=76 Within the project Guembé, Richard Tiddi explains in his article the project and the work done by the pupils of the School of Taio during the spring of 2010. With pleasure I see that the pencil drawings that we made were appreciated and I … [Read more...]

Stained glass of tissue paper

After observing the Gothic stained glass with the students of '8th grade we made the "stained glass windows" of tissue paper. We started the elaboration of a photograph with the image of a flower. The shape and the colors were freely stylized and interpreted to reach the design of our window. After the execution of the model we have realized the structure, cutting out the black cardboard and … [Read more...]

Concorso logo “Terra di Mezzo”: ecco i vincitori

Ecco i disegni premiati nel concorso per la realizzazione del Logo per l’associazione “Terra di Mezzo”, che lavora nell’ambito della valorizzazione delle politiche giovanili e sostiene e incentiva le proposte dei giovani dell’Altopiano della Predaia, che raduna sei Comuni della Val di Non. Per informazioni ecco i link del sito e della pagina … [Read more...]

The strength of colors: we interpret Van Gogh and Gauguin

These two extraordinary artists have made us realize how powerful can be the colors, such feelings can tell, what emotions can be expressed. With students of year 9 we studied the artists of the Post-Impressionism, and then we redesigned some of the works of Van Gogh and Gauguin with felt-tip pens and crayons. mirco valentina elisa … [Read more...]

Value landscapes

To continue our journey to discover the colors, with the year 7 classes, we painted landscapes in tempera tonal gradation. The forms that become more clear to the horizon can give a sense of distance, of the haze and the atmosphere. All is obtained with the mixtures of only three colors!     … [Read more...]

The story of a girl named Anne Frank : The show

Here is the stage before the show and below are some scenes from the evening of January 27, 2011 ... Here's how an idea is born and grows, from the first sparkle that generates the actual construction. We definitely learned that in the theater always wins teamwork, exchange of ideas, the comparison of opinions, as well as the acting, the music, the lights and set design are part of a wonderful … [Read more...]

Fishes in warm and cool colors …

With the 6th grade students, we made an acrylic painting to experience the variety of warm and cool colors. Working on color theory we discovered how many colors can be "warm" , and "cool". The figure is a pretext for understanding the composition of colors, to find new gradation and mixtures. Here's how we created our fanciful "aquarium". We need: - drawing sheet - pencil snd rubber - tempera … [Read more...]

The technique of Impressionist painting

With year 9 pupils we have made ​​copies of paintings by Claude Monet, the great Impressionist painter. We tried to imitate the technique of small brushstrokes put together, spreading pure colors directly on the paper, without making detailed preparatory drawings and avoiding the use of the color black. Here are some … [Read more...]

The story of a girl named Anne Frank: the set

"I wish, I wish it all," this is the title of the play conceived and directed by Elena Galvani and James Laurino with middle school students by Taio on the occasion of Holocaust Memorial Day. The show will be staged Wednesday, January 26 Thursday, January 27, 2011 and replicated at the Theatre of the Elementary Schools of Taio, at 20:30. This was an opportunity for students to realize the … [Read more...]

The still lifes by Giorgio Morandi

With pupils of year 8 we studied a great Italian painter of the 1900s, Giorgio Morandi, with his still lifes full of quiet solitude, and with its delicate colors. Starting with a dark background we copied the colors of Morandi with tempera, trying a new way to spread the color, overlapping strokes thick, stirring tones, revealing the dark background and leaving undefined … [Read more...]