Drawing a female face

With 8th grade students, we have created a pencil drawing of a woman's face, starting from a geometric model in order to have the correct proportions. This exercise made us see how the distances … [Read more...]

Curls, springs, or twisted ribbons?

Another exercise on value realized in the 7th grade classes was this drawing of curled ribbons. The method is very simple and the realism of these metallic curls is achieved with shadows in pencil and … [Read more...]

Ribbons interwoven with a common thread

The exercise of entwined ribbons already experienced in a previous lesson, it is made more complicated! I've found this idea on one of my favorite Art Blog of ever Mini Matisse created by my friend … [Read more...]

Drawings in radial symmetry

   The radial symmetry has elements identical and symmetrical, relative to a central point, such as we can observe in the shape of snow crystals or in the disposition of the petals in a … [Read more...]

Experience the Comics!

The Comics is a very complex topic to deal with students, its implementation needs the ability to represent figure, landscape, perspective, movement, facial expressions, onomatopoeia, the shape of … [Read more...]

My name in 2-point perspective

In the class of Grade 8, after experiencing the central perspective, we have worked on the perspective with two vanishing points, imagining a huge architecture built with our name. Following the rules … [Read more...]

Warm or cool in the medieval cities

How changes the atmosphere of an ancient city if its colors are predominantly warm or cool? Here are the drawings of the students of grade 7: the walls and towers of medieval cities, which are … [Read more...]

Monochrome sketch on wrapping paper

For making these monochrome drawings made ​​on wrapping paper, students in seventh grade have used three different types of pencils, a charcoal black, a pastel reddish brown and a white pencil. On the … [Read more...]

Free variations for Van Gogh and Gauguin

We changed the colors of Van Gogh and Gauguin, with a free interpretation of their works. After observing the original paintings the students of Grade 9 have used felt tip pens and colored pencils, … [Read more...]

Small landscapes in warm and cool colors

In the classes of Grade 6 we continue the discovery of colors and their properties. One of these is to transmit sensations, such as those of "warm" and "cool". From the Theory of Colors we moved on to … [Read more...]