The still lifes by Giorgio Morandi

With pupils of year 8 we studied a great Italian painter of the 1900s, Giorgio Morandi, with his still lifes full of quiet solitude, and with its delicate colors. Starting with a dark background we … [Read more...]

Ceramic essences diffuser

Another product left our pottery workshops! Some of you have donated the  diffuser of essences as a Christmas present, someone else have perfumed his own home … [Read more...]

Still life with warm and cool colors

The year 8 painted these "still lifes" with acrylic colours, painting the objects and their background with warm and cool colors. This is a free interpretation that requires layers of solid color and … [Read more...]

Tribute to Friedrich

We have studied the works of a great artist of the Romantic, Caspar David Friedrich, with students in the 9th grade. They have revised his figures in backlight by painting in tempera on gradient … [Read more...]

“Prism” vessels

With the slabs clay technique we made prism vessels with different texture and decorations. We painted the bisque with "engobe" (Slip colored clay) and covered it with transparent glaze. Some ceramic … [Read more...]

concorso per il logo “Terra di Mezzo”

Con le classi 3A e 3B abbiamo partecipato al concorso per la creazione di un logo. Il nostro committente è il Piano Giovani di Zona - Altopiano della Predaia "Terra di Mezzo", un gruppo che si occupa … [Read more...]

Bas-reliefs of Romanesque art

Color gradations reveal the mysterious and fantastic forms of medieval, mythical animals and monsters carved by the skilled hands of ancient sculptors. Students of Year 8 have copied the bas-reliefs … [Read more...]

Prism vases with slabs clay

Here are our first vases! These are made with the clay slabs technique  and are in the process of drying. On the blog you can follow the stages of firing and decoration. … [Read more...]

Analysis of a work of art

Here you will find all the information to fill out your work sheet about the analysis of the work of art. I'm sorry because I've make it in italian language, I translated the first page only for … [Read more...]

Shading in cross-hatching

The shading on the drawing is obtained by crossing the pencil hatching … [Read more...]