Collages inspired by Synthetic Cubism

Inspired by the works of cubist artists such as Braque, Picasso and Gris, with the classes of the 9th year, we have created these paintings with mixed media. Synthetic cubism is the later phase of cubism, generally considered to run from about 1912 to 1914, characterised by simpler shapes and brighter colors. First we prepared a background  by overlaying collage of different cards (music, … [Read more...]

Little sketch in ink

Potete farlo anche voi in queste giornate di sole dove tutto invita a sedersi sull’erba e lasciare viaggiare lo sguardo e i pensieri: basta un taccuino e una penna o una matita... cancellate il meno possibile, ogni segno parla di voi! moideleta sul … [Read more...]

Exhibition: The Impressionists of the Musée d’Orsay

I really have to thank the guys in the 9th grade for visiting with me this special exhibition dedicated to the "Revolution of the look" that involved Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists. I've seen looks bright, and happy faces, I've seen someone so excited about Beauty and, I admit, made ​​me happy because the emotions are more valuable if they are shared. Here is the link of the show … [Read more...]

Prints inspired by the Matisse’s drawings

The graphic work of Matisse, the highest representative of the "Fauve" French, offers a variety of beautiful designs made with very few stylized lines, to which we were inspired to run these small prints. With the students of Year 9 we have been inspired by these designs to engrave a rubbery material called "rubber crepla" and realize the printing plates. The softness of these sheets of rubber … [Read more...]

“Expressionist” portraits

After studying the art of the Expressionists with the Year 9 we drew our pictures changing radically the colors and features ... we understood that is not important to recognize through the verisimilitude but EXPRESS themselves! … [Read more...]

Concorso logo “Terra di Mezzo”: ecco i vincitori

Ecco i disegni premiati nel concorso per la realizzazione del Logo per l’associazione “Terra di Mezzo”, che lavora nell’ambito della valorizzazione delle politiche giovanili e sostiene e incentiva le proposte dei giovani dell’Altopiano della Predaia, che raduna sei Comuni della Val di Non. Per informazioni ecco i link del sito e della pagina … [Read more...]

The strength of colors: we interpret Van Gogh and Gauguin

These two extraordinary artists have made us realize how powerful can be the colors, such feelings can tell, what emotions can be expressed. With students of year 9 we studied the artists of the Post-Impressionism, and then we redesigned some of the works of Van Gogh and Gauguin with felt-tip pens and crayons. mirco valentina elisa … [Read more...]

The technique of Impressionist painting

With year 9 pupils we have made ​​copies of paintings by Claude Monet, the great Impressionist painter. We tried to imitate the technique of small brushstrokes put together, spreading pure colors directly on the paper, without making detailed preparatory drawings and avoiding the use of the color black. Here are some … [Read more...]

Tribute to Friedrich

We have studied the works of a great artist of the Romantic, Caspar David Friedrich, with students in the 9th grade. They have revised his figures in backlight by painting in tempera on gradient backgrounds. The effect is really very "romantic"! elisa c. claudia elisa … [Read more...]

concorso per il logo “Terra di Mezzo”

Con le classi 3A e 3B abbiamo partecipato al concorso per la creazione di un logo. Il nostro committente è il Piano Giovani di Zona - Altopiano della Predaia "Terra di Mezzo", un gruppo che si occupa di politiche giovanili in questa zona della Val di Non e che promuove le iniziative e le proposte dei giovani raggruppando sei diversi comuni. Dopo un incontro con i coordinatori del progetto che … [Read more...]