Portrait in the style of Van Gogh

We used oil pastels on a black and white photocopy, and we imitated the unmistakable style of Van Gogh in "dashes", to create a portrait of a famous person inspired by this great artist. Van Gogh has … [Read more...]

Symmetrical Name

In 6th grade classes we have worked on the symmetry, by writing our name and by drawing it four times in a square shape. Also the colors are put in a symmetrical way, thus forming abstract … [Read more...]

The “Fauves” in our streets

After studying the work of  Fauves artists and particularly the landscapes painted by André Derain, the students of 9th Grade have produced some images inspired by the style of this artist. Pupils … [Read more...]

Flowers in complementary colors

With the students of grade 6 (11 years old) we are continuing our adventure to discover the colors. Today we worked with the complementary colors on black and white photocopies depicting flowers. To … [Read more...]

Cakes inspired by Wayne Thiebaud

  Wayne Thiebaud is an American artist who worked in the '60s. He is often associated with the Pop Art because of his choice of subjects (objects symbol of consumerism such as cakes, candies, chewing … [Read more...]

Tubes striped

We're still working on the different ways to represent the illusion of space, and in the 8th grade classes we have created this collage, drawing tubes striped, circular or square, with colored … [Read more...]

Tree Four Seasons

In the classes of the 7th Grade we are still working on the textures, but this time we are using oil pastels and discovering all the technical possibilities of these colors. After drawing a large tree … [Read more...]

Small Kandinsky with oil pastels

After looking at some abstract works of art, painted from the beginning of the twentieth century, we have tried the technique of oil pastels to create small abstract works. The artist who inspired us … [Read more...]

Modigliani style with oil pastels

  Modigliani’s portraits are so characteristic that it is easy to copy them! Here is a simple technique with pencil, oil pastels and baby oil to imitate the unmistakable style of this … [Read more...]

Color Wheel – Printable worksheet (in Italian language!)

Dopo aver cercato nel web un Cerchio Cromatico in italiano da stampare e far colorare ai ragazzi, ho deciso di disegnarmelo perchè proprio non sono riuscita a trovarlo! Per colorare il cerchio con le … [Read more...]