The story of a girl named Anne Frank : The show

Here is the stage before the show and below are some scenes from the evening of January 27, 2011 ... Here's how an idea is born and grows, from the first sparkle that generates the actual … [Read more...]

The story of a girl named Anne Frank: the set

"I wish, I wish it all," this is the title of the play conceived and directed by Elena Galvani and James Laurino with middle school students by Taio on the occasion of Holocaust Memorial Day. The … [Read more...]

The still lifes by Giorgio Morandi

With pupils of year 8 we studied a great Italian painter of the 1900s, Giorgio Morandi, with his still lifes full of quiet solitude, and with its delicate colors. Starting with a dark background we … [Read more...]

Ceramic essences diffuser

Another product left our pottery workshops! Some of you have donated the  diffuser of essences as a Christmas present, someone else have perfumed his own home … [Read more...]

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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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...]