Sentences in complementary colors

We have created a painting inspired by the works of Paul Klee and Alighiero Boetti using letters of the alphabet as a pretext to create forms and spaces to be colored. I explained that the sentence choice does not have to be recognizable: it is not a "slogan" advertising that needs to be readable, but a mere pretext to create a grid of straight lines, oblique, curved, horizontal or vertical, to be … [Read more...]

Animal sculptures in ceramic

Work has been progressing in the ceramics workshop. Here are some ceramic animals, colored and glazed, straight from the oven! … [Read more...]

Prints inspired by the Matisse’s drawings

The graphic work of Matisse, the highest representative of the "Fauve" French, offers a variety of beautiful designs made with very few stylized lines, to which we were inspired to run these small prints. With the students of Year 9 we have been inspired by these designs to engrave a rubbery material called "rubber crepla" and realize the printing plates. The softness of these sheets of rubber … [Read more...]

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...]

Sculpture of animals: first step

The pottery workshop continues with the construction of large and small animals. For now we are only at the first stage, the forms of raw clay, which are hollow inside, are drying waiting for the cooking, after which they will be decorated with colors engobe, and glazed for the second firing. Follow the processing steps on the blog! daniel … [Read more...]

“Expressionist” portraits

After studying the art of the Expressionists with the Year 9 we drew our pictures changing radically the colors and features ... we understood that is not important to recognize through the verisimilitude but EXPRESS themselves! … [Read more...]

Stained glass of tissue paper

After observing the Gothic stained glass with the students of '8th grade we made the "stained glass windows" of tissue paper. We started the elaboration of a photograph with the image of a flower. The shape and the colors were freely stylized and interpreted to reach the design of our window. After the execution of the model we have realized the structure, cutting out the black cardboard and … [Read more...]

Concorso logo “Terra di Mezzo”: ecco i vincitori

Ecco i disegni premiati nel concorso per la realizzazione del Logo per l’associazione “Terra di Mezzo”, che lavora nell’ambito della valorizzazione delle politiche giovanili e sostiene e incentiva le proposte dei giovani dell’Altopiano della Predaia, che raduna sei Comuni della Val di Non. Per informazioni ecco i link del sito e della pagina … [Read more...]

The strength of colors: we interpret Van Gogh and Gauguin

These two extraordinary artists have made us realize how powerful can be the colors, such feelings can tell, what emotions can be expressed. With students of year 9 we studied the artists of the Post-Impressionism, and then we redesigned some of the works of Van Gogh and Gauguin with felt-tip pens and crayons. mirco valentina elisa … [Read more...]

The story of a girl named Anne Frank : The show

Here is the stage before the show and below are some scenes from the evening of January 27, 2011 ... Here's how an idea is born and grows, from the first sparkle that generates the actual construction. We definitely learned that in the theater always wins teamwork, exchange of ideas, the comparison of opinions, as well as the acting, the music, the lights and set design are part of a wonderful … [Read more...]