Australian Coffee

Inspired by Australian Aboriginal Art these cups of coffee reproduce some typical australian patterns and colours. We used oil pastels on wrapping paper for the drawings and patterns, then we colored … [Read more...]

A special guitar

I’m painting a guitar body of a Telecaster for my husband, inspired to a famous guitar decorated by Sara Ray. It’s a very interesting experience that reminds me my job in the restoration of ancient … [Read more...]

Printing with Packaging Foam Chips

In a parcel sent to my home I found these polystyrene-foam packaging chips and I thought how to use them, instead of throwing them away! You can use them as a stamp to print flower petals, and here … [Read more...]

Italian Moka!!

With the class 1B (grade 6 and 7) I repeated the exercise of the previous lesson about textures painted with tempera colours “a cup of fantasy”. I only changed the subject of the painting with an … [Read more...]

Silhouette on colorful gradation

Student of grade 9 (class 3B),  learned to use acrylic colours, mixing them to get colour gradations. Then they painted a black silhouette on the colorful background. The effect is very bright! … [Read more...]

A cup of fantasy!

Funny cups painted with tempera!  This is a good exercise to learn how many textures you can paint with tempera colours, and how many ways there are to use use a paintbrush. … [Read more...]

Masks made of DAS

Terracotta or White DAS is an air hardening, non toxic, malleable modelling clay. Fine textured and easy to smooth, DAS can be used on a variety of supports. Decorate with acrylic, varnish or poster … [Read more...]

Big collage landscape

Every student painted 5 different texture with tempera colours: grass, rocks, sky,water and wood. We cut the sheets and composed two big mountain landscapes with all cuttings of painted texture … [Read more...]

Plates decorated with acrylic paint

I piatti in “biscotto” bianchi (non smaltati) si possono decorare a tempera e si imita l’effetto “ceramica”  con una vernice acrilica applicata sul lavoro finito... I ragazzi hanno utilizzato questo … [Read more...]

New costumes and scenery for the play

The work for the show "The Love for Three Pomegranates" is progressing in all the laboratories and classrooms; once again is a collective enterprise, and it is involving the whole school. Our … [Read more...]