Still life with warm and cool colors

The year 8 painted these "still lifes" with acrylic colours, painting the objects and their background with warm and cool colors. This is a free interpretation that requires layers of solid color and precise contours. rita anna  michele c. mattia … [Read more...]

Cèzanne’s still life

From the many paintings by Cézanne dedicated to the "still life" we took some details and copying them with oil pastels, trying to imitate the technique, mixing the colors together and creating new shades. Here are some works of the Year 8. … [Read more...]

“Prism” vessels

With the slabs clay technique we made prism vessels with different texture and decorations. We painted the bisque with "engobe" (Slip colored clay) and covered it with transparent glaze. Some ceramic surfaces look like abstract paintings, rich in nuances, transparency and depth. Con la tecnica a lastre abbiamo realizzato dei vasi molto fantasiosi a forma di prisma. Dopo la decorazione a engobbio … [Read more...]

Bas-reliefs of Romanesque art

Color gradations reveal the mysterious and fantastic forms of medieval, mythical animals and monsters carved by the skilled hands of ancient sculptors. Students of Year 8 have copied the bas-reliefs of Romanesque art with interesting exercises of value.            … [Read more...]

Prism vases with slabs clay

Here are our first vases! These are made with the clay slabs technique  and are in the process of drying. On the blog you can follow the stages of firing and decoration. … [Read more...]

Shading in cross-hatching

The shading on the drawing is obtained by crossing the pencil hatching … [Read more...]

Still-life striped

with pupils of grade 8 we are experiencing different ways to create shadows, one of which is to get the nuances simply by varying the pressure of the hand on the pencil, so you have more intense colors or lighter depending on how much pressure is imprinted the drawing. disegno di maria disegno di chiara disegno di … [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...]