The city in Expressionist style

In the 9th grade classes, we studied the German Expressionists, as part of the avant-garde art of the twentieth century. Noting especially the paintings by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, we pointed out the main features of his painting. We have summarized his philosophy in some visual aspects that recur in his paintings: - Distorted perspectives and deformed reality - Use of unreal colors, pure, with … [Read more...]

Create a Table Lamp

In a lesson about Art Nouveau in the 9th grade classes, we explored the theme of design and fashion. We discussed about the function of everyday objects and how the designer renews the image of the object, trying to find a balance between shape, function and technology. After these reflections it has been proposed to design a lamp with new and original shapes. Following a series of quick sketches, … [Read more...]

Portrait in the style of Van Gogh

We used oil pastels on a black and white photocopy, and we imitated the unmistakable style of Van Gogh in "dashes", to create a portrait of a famous person inspired by this great artist. Van Gogh has made a large number of self-portraits and portraits, and observing his masterpieces we have tried to identify the dominant features: - Bright colors, very lively and sometimes unnatural - Swirling … [Read more...]

4 printable worksheets about Gustav Klimt: second set

Buy now The last 4 pdf printable worksheets with details of the drawings of famous works of Gustav Klimt, as "The Kiss" and "The Tree of Life". You can propose to your students to colour them with pencils or felt tip pens, and complete them with pieces of gold paper in the style of Klimt. A useful art lesson for students of Primary and Secondary School. In this lesson , as we shown in the … [Read more...]

4 printable worksheets about Gustav Klimt: first set

Buy now The firsts 4 pdf printable worksheets with the drawings of famous works of Gustav Klimt, ready to be coloured with pencils or felt tip pens, and completed with gold paper collage in the style of Klimt . You can propose to your students to copy his patterns, or to colour in a personal way this worksheets. A useful art lesson for students of Primary and Secondary School. In this lesson we … [Read more...]

Tropical landscape inspired by Gauguin

Here we have a tropical landscape in the style of Gauguin, with stylized shapes, precise outlines, unnatural contrasting colors, and solid colors. These designs were created by the students of 9th grade, after studying the works of Paul Gauguin, especially the landscapes he had painted when he was in the South Seas. The design was copied from a photograph in black and white, simplifying the images … [Read more...]

Printable worksheets about Van Gogh

5 pdf printable worksheets with the drawings of the most famous Van Gogh's works, ready to be coloured with pencils or felt tip pens. You can complete the lesson about Vincent Van Gogh with a free interpretation of his works, colouring in a personal way this worksheets. A useful art lesson for students of Primary or Secondary School. Buy now   … [Read more...]

Worksheets about Gauguin

Buy digital worksheets of our art lessons, download, print and use them in your art class! 5 pdf printable worksheets with the drawings of the most famous Gauguin's works, ready to be coloured with pencils or felt tip pens. You can complete the lesson about Gauguin with a free interpretation of his works, colouring in a personal way this worksheets. A useful art lesson for students of primary or … [Read more...]

Prints with styrofoam inspired by Miro

The designs, typically linear of Juan Miro, inspired us to realize our prints with styrofoam in the 6th grade classes. This material was cut from used food trays. The small plates have become the matrices for our prints. After analyzing the works of Miró, we found a large graphic repertoire of little men, eyes, animals, flowers and birds of strange shapes, stars and moons. Thus we copied the … [Read more...]

Wanderer above the Sea of…?

In the wonderful Romantic work of art "Wanderer above the Sea of ​​Fog" painted in 1817 by Caspar David Friedrich, a man looks out from a hill in front of a foggy horizon, reflecting on the infinite spectacle of nature. The work of Friedrich gave us an opportunity to create our "traveler", engrossed in observing various horizons: we can see a sea of mountains, houses, food or furniture, garden or … [Read more...]