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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]

Draw a figure with the right proportions

Analysing the human figure with the students of the 8 we have understood how to draw a human body with the right proportions. Helping with a grid with squares we invented a character according to the … [Read more...]

how to draw a figure

My son Paolo made this little video with iMovie. He did it all by himself and I thought  it might be interesting to boys of the same age! He is eleven.  Enjoy yourself! … [Read more...]

Comics page

Students of 9th grade, after the drawings with facial expressions, created a comics page. This is just a part of a story, to try out the method to make a comic-strip with balloons, characters, … [Read more...]

Facial expressions

After the lesson about the face’s proportion, my students of 9th Grade have drawn facial expressions, copying  from each other expressions or comic’s characters. I showed them this video and we … [Read more...]