Art Ed Blog of the Year 2013: 9th Place!

Arte a Scuola is officially one of the top 10 Art Ed Blogs of the Year! After around 3,000 votes were cast, my blog was selected by Art Teachers, readers, and fans all around the country (and world) … [Read more...]

Is the Art classroom too noisy?

I have always some trouble in the management of noise in the Art classroom also because I realize that the kids feel (and are) actually freer than in a classic lesson in the classroom. The large … [Read more...]

We paint! instructions for use

We begin to paint in our Art room that is (sich...) without sinks and without adequate facilities for carrying out laboratory activities. With students we studied together a plan to be able to paint … [Read more...]

Less talk, more ART!

We only have two hours in the week to make our works of art and we are full of ideas, we are full of creativity and possibilities ... So: "LESS TALK, MORE ART!" Here is our slogan, hanging in the Art … [Read more...]

The banners for the School

After a year in Bristol I'm going back to Italy. I have worked with pleasure at Cherry Garden Primary School and, as a goodbye gift, I have drawn the banners with the key words that recall the values … [Read more...]

Prints inspired by the German Expressionist group “Die Brücke”

With pupils in Year 9 (classe 3) we made some lovely prints inspired by the German Expressionist group "Die Brücke". We have carved small plates of Adigraf (a special soft linoleum) with engraving … [Read more...]

AZION…ARTI: another amazing italian Art Ed Blog

Here another new Art Blog from an Italian art teacher! She is Laura Tomasi, we met almost 30 years ago at the Secondary Art School of Trento and we have always been good friends! The title is … [Read more...]

Inspired by the Kandinsky’s landscapes

From a photo of a simple landscape, I tried to inspire my paintings in the style of Kandinsky. He painted many landscapes, where it is recognizable the style that characterizes his abstract painting. … [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...]

Inspired by Caspar David Friedrich

Giulia D. With students of grade9 (classi terze) we studied the Romantic Painters of 19th-Century, like Turner, Delacroix, Gericault and Friedrich. After the Romanticism lesson we painted some … [Read more...]