Inspired by Rothko

  I love Rothko, I try to teach who he is and what he has done. The easiest way is to copy his works of art, his colour’s fields  and compositions. With soft pastels start creating fields of … [Read more...]

Knitting!

My daughter in Primary School has learned to use this Knitting doll, children 8 years old can already learn this simple process. It's really fun, and you can realize many things! She is doing a small, … [Read more...]

Working with complementary colors

A simple exercise inspired by the shapes of Matisse to learn about complementary colors. Prepare a 5x5cm grid and then you draw freeform shapes, coloring with alternating complementary … [Read more...]

Folder for herbarium

For the Science project the pupils of 7th grade created a folder to collect herbs, with cardboard, wrapping paper, leaves, paper, crayons and colored ribbons.   … [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...]

Ancient Parchment… with coffee

A simple system to simulate an ancient parchment is to use coffee to paint and stain the paper ! … [Read more...]

Pop-up castle

An idea for a pop-up castle! You just need some cardboards of different colors, and follow the instructions:  you must fold the dashed lines and have to cut the continuous lines... Help the children … [Read more...]

Website for Word-Clouds

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with … [Read more...]

Print and stencil decorations on cotton fabric

With pupils of 7th grade we decorated cotton fabric bags with colors for fabric. They cut some stencil from  transparent acetate plastic sheets and painted with special brush with short bristles, … [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...]