Drawing a face: worksheet and five suggestions

I created this worksheet for students who like to draw a face, without having to draw the framework and proportions. You can work directly on the interpretation of the face, hairstyle, make-up, color and background. Along with the worksheet, I propose some variations to create and interpret the shape with different techniques and inspirations. Buy now The worksheet, made according to this … [Read more...]

Mii like me

It's very common among teens, creating "avatar" characters, in video games or social networks. These minifigures are used to represent yourself into a game or in a community. Everyone can create their own figurine, changing the features of the eyes, nose, mouth, hair. For the beginning of this year I thought I'd use Mii characters, from the video game console Wii. But, create them on the computer … [Read more...]

Mii like me: 2 worksheets

Buy now It's very common among teens, creating "avatar" characters, in video games or social networks. These minifigures are used to represent yourself into a game or in a community. Everyone can create their own figurine, changing the features of the eyes, nose, mouth, hair. These avatar are inspired by Mii characters, from the video game console Wii. Here we have two worksheets with … [Read more...]

Collaborative project: the book ‘s cover

In collaboration with the literature teacher, a 7th grade class, has worked in small groups to create the covers of some short stories. The stories, of the fantasy genre, have been written by the students followed by the literature teacher Tatiana Marzani. They have invented the story according to the specific canons of the fantasy genre. In the Art class then the five groups have worked to … [Read more...]

Create a Fantasy Character

Starting from the analysis of the human figure and its proportions, we created and drew a fantasy character. The idea came from a work about Fantasy novels, made by 7th grade students, during the literature lessons. Before we have drawn a "dummy" in a grid of 24x6cm for understanding the correct proportions of the human figure. Then we copied the outline of our mannequin at the window, on a white … [Read more...]

2 Templates of “Minions Avatar”

Buy now Everyone knows the funny Minions, the small yellow handyman from the movie “Despicable Me”. You can buy the 2 templates for this lesson, in which we began to know each other by drawing our avatar Minion. Each student may draw himself in the form of a “minion”, with his name written below the figure and an object that characterizes his own personality and preferences. Every pupil can also … [Read more...]

Experience the Comics!

The Comics is a very complex topic to deal with students, its implementation needs the ability to represent figure, landscape, perspective, movement, facial expressions, onomatopoeia, the shape of baloons and much more. In the 9th grade classes we did this after studying the main features of the comic. The students worked in groups of three and have designed one page of a comic book, created by … [Read more...]

Minions Avatar

Everyone knows the funny Minions, the small yellow handyman from the movie "Despicable Me." In 6th grade classes, we began to know each other by drawing our avatar Minion. Each student drew himself in the form of a "minion", with his name written below the figure and an object that characterizes his own personality and preferences. Then I photographed the drawings, along with the faces of the … [Read more...]

Lego Avatar

Here's another fun way to learn about the guys who start the year 8 and to get some clues about their personality: I invited each student to draw your own "avatar" of lego and add some characteristic object  that recalls an interest, a hobby or a favorite sport ... just like in the Lego Minifigures where each character is accompanied by some object that characterizes it, even the kids have drawn … [Read more...]

An articulate manikin

With the students of Year 8 we built an articulated manikin made of cartonboard which served as a model for drawing figures in motion. Each student has chosen a pose for his manikin, which could be from front or in profile, and invented a character to "dress up" and paint in an appropriate scenario. Here you will find the sheets to create your manikin! … [Read more...]