Painting moving figures

   After building a dummy cardboard jointed, students of 8th grade choose a pose, a sport or movement, and drew the outline of the cardboard mannequin on a drawing sheet. After that they painted the figures with tempera or acrylic colors. The figures are in front or in profile, involved in different activities. You can fin the template of the mannequin below.    … [Read more...]

The human figure: the right proportions

Often, if we ask our kids to draw a figure, it is built according to proportions intuitive, motivated by the idea of ​​"figure" that is proposed to us as children, with the head much larger than normal and the smaller body, with the arms and legs short ... It 's always fun to bring the Canon of Polykleitos and see the faces incredulous asking: "Our head corresponds to one eighth of our body? Is … [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...]