Editing a photo in Andy Warhol’s style

As we have seen in previous posts dedicated to the program GIMP 2, there are many ways to draw up and edit a photograph. With students in Grade 9, we concluded the program of art history with the Pop Art of Andy Warhol. Inspired by this artist we changed the colors of a portrait in black and white. With the program GIMP 2, we have reduced the image in a limited gray scale, and then we colored the … [Read more...]

Watercolors inspired by Michael Craig-Martin

After observing and commenting on the works of the contemporary artist  Michael Craig-Martin,  each student in grade 8 took a picture of five or six small objects that represent his personality, his interests and preferences. The photograph had to encompass a series of scattered objects, taken from above on a white background, with framing that included all objects or parts of them. The photograph … [Read more...]

Edit a landscape’s picture in Van Gogh style

Always with our open source program for creating and editing digital images called Gimp2 we edited a landscape's picture in the style of Vincent Van Gogh, saturating and changing the original colors and blurring the details with small swirling strokes. Here the pictures of some students of Grade 9. … [Read more...]

Bicycle textured

The students of Year 6th have decorated with textures some drawing details of a bicycle. Everyone chose a detail and colored each area with colored felt-tip pens, inventing the most various graphic textures to fill the drawing. The designs were then reassembled to get the shape of the bicycle, in a composition of colors and shapes ... then, can we get a ride? Below we … [Read more...]

Today in Bristol

Today I tried to capture the main colours of this grey-autumnal afternoon in Bristol, and arrange a composition with these lines, shapes and colours... … [Read more...]

Visiting Bath

The light and the sky were the protagonists this morning in Bath; I'm fascinated to compose square details with curved lines, horizontal or vertical shapes, angles and contrasted colours. … [Read more...]

Italian Autumn

The Autumn in Italy has always a warm light, you can feel the end of Summer in the scent of wet wood, in the chilly part of the shadows, in the last ray of sun that warms the surface of dark stones and the rusty iron... … [Read more...]

Edgy, soft, straight, curved

Lines and sensations, emotions and textures, visit Llawhaden castle. … [Read more...]

Clone Yourself!

I follow the suggestion of DIY’s Blog, and I tried to realize the photograph with Paolo and Laura “clones”. Here my result, not perfect, but really enjoyable! … [Read more...]

Fotografia: English Red

Some details in "red": London at once sumptuous and humble ... … [Read more...]