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...]

Texture’s landscapes

With colored felt tip pens we  have drew these landscapes, starting from a stylized drawing of a simple landscape (rocks, grass, hills, a tree, a lake with boats, some other hills and mountains in the background) . Each area of the landscape is filled with a different texture and the effect is beautiful!    … [Read more...]

Mosaic workshop: first sketches

With pupils aged 11 and 12 who attend the workshop on Thursday we started to draw the first sketches for the realization of the mosaics. For now this is only the project, a "simulation" of the mosaic drawn with felt-tip pens: with the next few weeks, based on the designs that we have prepared, we will begin to break tiles in all colors. follow the phases of construction on the … [Read more...]

Lights & shadows

With year 8 pupils have been working with the lights and shadows, simplifying images up to the essential forms. The image is defined only by the separation between the light and the shadow ...   … [Read more...]

Inventing a texture!

We tried to train our hand with some exercise by creating texture with felt-tip pens, then we cut it off and paste on a black cardboard. After we decorated the black background with a white pencil ... here are some results! … [Read more...]