Silhouette in backlight

With students of year 8 we painted with tempera, using only the primary colors and mixing them in order to obtain a chromatic gradation. In the next step we painted a black shape over the colored background, to achieve a suggestive silhouette that stands out against the light.     … [Read more...]

Fishes in warm and cool colors …

With the 6th grade students, we made an acrylic painting to experience the variety of warm and cool colors. Working on color theory we discovered how many colors can be "warm" , and "cool". The figure is a pretext for understanding the composition of colors, to find new gradation and mixtures. Here's how we created our fanciful "aquarium". We need: - drawing sheet - pencil snd rubber - tempera … [Read more...]

Our painted initials

To learn how to use acrylic paints pupils in the 6th year have painted their initials: first they painted plain backgrounds of solid colors, then they decorated each area of color with different textures, always painted ​​with paintbrushes and acrylic colours.          … [Read more...]