Pembrokeshire landscapes

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Mountain landscapes with colored pencils

The last work of the year 7 is a mountain landscape, copied from a photograph. The challenge of drawing from life is all focused on observation and careful reproduction of reality in its forms and its colors ... and we have found that the simple colored pencils can be turned into a tool that gives very good results! alice  nicol david … [Read more...]

Art reinterpreted: the city of Giotto

The medieval towns, painted around 1300 with axonometric and aerial perspectives drawn intuitively, have been reinterpreted by the pupils of the year 8, that have colored with felt tip pens in a very imaginative way! chiara d. sabina lorenzo michele c. alex suki … [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, of the haze and the atmosphere. All is obtained with the mixtures of only three colors!     … [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...]

Tribute to Friedrich

We have studied the works of a great artist of the Romantic, Caspar David Friedrich, with students in the 9th grade. They have revised his figures in backlight by painting in tempera on gradient backgrounds. The effect is really very "romantic"! elisa c. claudia elisa … [Read more...]

Landscape painting with texture

con gli alunni della 1°A abbiamo usato la tempera in modo molto creativo, ideando paesaggi dipinti con texture scaturite direttamente dalla fantasia! sofia david alessia lorena edoardo vitaly alessandra s. lorenza marco … [Read more...]

The colors of the four seasons

With the oil pastels the pupils in the 7th grade have created these designs with the 4 Seasons: this particular kind of oil pastels allows you to mix, knead, overlap them and also engrave in order to get very bright colors, with precious textures. eleonora … [Read more...]

Texture’s landscapes

With colored felt tip pens we  have drew these landscapes, starting from a stylized drawing of a simple landscape (rocks, grass, hills, a tree, a lake with boats, some other hills and mountains in the background) . Each area of the landscape is filled with a different texture and the effect is beautiful!    … [Read more...]