Working with complementary colors

A simple exercise inspired by the shapes of Matisse to learn about complementary colors. Prepare a 5x5cm grid and then you draw freeform shapes, coloring with alternating complementary … [Read more...]

Written with the Rainbow

On watercolor paper you can write with the water and drop the colours with the eyedropper. I used colored inks, but you can also use liquid watercolors.   … [Read more...]

Fotografia: English Red

Some details in "red": London at once sumptuous and humble ... … [Read more...]

Sentences in complementary colors

We have created a painting inspired by the works of Paul Klee and Alighiero Boetti using letters of the alphabet as a pretext to create forms and spaces to be colored. I explained that the sentence … [Read more...]

Value landscapes

To continue our journey to discover the colors, with the year 7 classes, we painted landscapes in tempera tonal gradation. The forms that become more clear to the horizon can give a sense of distance, … [Read more...]

Fishes in warm and cool colors …

With the 6th grade students, we made an acrylic painting to experience the variety of warm and cool colors. Working on color theory we discovered how many colors can be "warm" , and "cool". The figure … [Read more...]