Still life with oil pastels

A simple exercise to learn lights, shadow and colour shades. You draw some shapes like bottles, spheres, cups, cylinders and then you colour them with oil pastels, blending the colours with a 3D effect. Eventually you cut the shapes and paste them on a black cardboard. … [Read more...]

Free interpretation of a still life

With students of grade 8 we analyzed the still life in the paintings of modern art. Starting with a photographic image or real objects the pupils have painted what they saw in a new way, changing shapes, colors and backgrounds according to a pictorial interpretation free.    … [Read more...]

Still life: details from Modern Art

These small paintings were copied from paintings of modern art, where painters such as Matisse, Picasso, Cezanne and Morandi have dealt with the theme of still life with very different styles. Students have chosen a detail and have imitated the style of painting of each author. … [Read more...]

Collages inspired by Synthetic Cubism

Inspired by the works of cubist artists such as Braque, Picasso and Gris, with the classes of the 9th year, we have created these paintings with mixed media. Synthetic cubism is the later phase of cubism, generally considered to run from about 1912 to 1914, characterised by simpler shapes and brighter colors. First we prepared a background  by overlaying collage of different cards (music, … [Read more...]

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 copied the colors of Morandi with tempera, trying a new way to spread the color, overlapping strokes thick, stirring tones, revealing the dark background and leaving undefined … [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 precise contours. rita anna  michele c. mattia … [Read more...]

Cèzanne’s still life

From the many paintings by Cézanne dedicated to the "still life" we took some details and copying them with oil pastels, trying to imitate the technique, mixing the colors together and creating new shades. Here are some works of the Year 8. … [Read more...]

Shading in cross-hatching

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

Still-life striped

with pupils of grade 8 we are experiencing different ways to create shadows, one of which is to get the nuances simply by varying the pressure of the hand on the pencil, so you have more intense colors or lighter depending on how much pressure is imprinted the drawing. disegno di maria disegno di chiara disegno di … [Read more...]