Experiences of Abstract Expressionism

Some students of grade 9 have experienced the liberating and emotional effect and of a painting without rules. They expressed themselves with instinctive gesture, through signs and colors, speed and … [Read more...]

Abstract watercolors… follow instructions!

Talking about lyric abstractionism of Kandinsky and Paul Klee with students in grade 9, we painted a small abstract watercolor with a small guide of "instructions" to follow. Each student should draw … [Read more...]

Collaborative project in monochrome mixed media

Each student in the class of grade 7 has drawn a quarter of a circle with decorations zentangle, made ​​with a black marker. The background was divided into rays of different sizes, painted with … [Read more...]

The color wheel in a square

In the classes of Grade level 6, we are studying the color wheel. What better way to learn color theory that putting it into practice? We started painting the primary colors with tempera colors, and … [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...]

Tangles shaded

To continue our work about gradients, with the students of grade 8, we have created this drawing of entwined ribbons. The drawing is made in pencil, and the background is colored with felt-tip pens, … [Read more...]

Exercises in shade and gradations to the new folders

In classes of 8th grade we started to practice with the shades and  gradations in the drawings that will be used for the cover of our folders. You begin to draw a grid of 21 cm to the side and, in … [Read more...]

Texture for a folder

With pupils of the Year 7th we began to explore the world of graphic textures: how many signs, decorations, patterns can we invent with some felt-tip pen? We have created folders in cardboard where … [Read more...]

Let us be inspired by a line …

Colorful designs, mostly abstract, arising from the imagination of the pupils of the 8th year on a given line. With a first sign given as a starting sketch, each student drew a small abstract … [Read more...]

Tiles imprinted with pasta

A simple and brilliant idea to be realized at school with clay slabs: colored tiles imprinted with different shapes of pasta. Farfalle, penne, fusilli or spaghetti become interesting tools to create … [Read more...]