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...]

Copying natural textures

With the Grade 7 (11 year-old) we made small copies from life of the natural textures with colored pencils. In the second phase we have made some line drawings of other textures trying to follow the trend of the lines that form the surfaces. The small drawings were mounted on black card squared as a special "window" opened on the world of nature. andrea riccardo … [Read more...]

Project Guembé: the colors of biodiversity

I report a site where the drawings were published in the previous academic year by some students of year 7 http://www.guembeproject.net/articolo.php?id=76 Within the project Guembé, Richard Tiddi explains in his article the project and the work done by the pupils of the School of Taio during the spring of 2010. With pleasure I see that the pencil drawings that we made were appreciated and I … [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...]

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 copied the colors of Morandi with tempera, trying a new way to spread the color, overlapping strokes thick, stirring tones, revealing the dark background and leaving undefined … [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 shades. Here are some works of the Year 8. … [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 of Romanesque art with interesting exercises of value.            … [Read more...]

Shading in cross-hatching

The shading on the drawing is obtained by crossing the pencil hatching … [Read more...]

Portraits in black and white

The student of the Year 9 have ventured in pencil portrait with shadows: here are some results! There are those who claimed it was too difficult ... how come we did it all?!? disegno di veronica any disegno di simone disegno di daniel disegno di cristoph elisa disegno … [Read more...]

Lights & shadows

With year 8 pupils have been working with the lights and shadows, simplifying images up to the essential forms. The image is defined only by the separation between the light and the shadow ...   … [Read more...]