Also this year is Arteascuola the Best Art Blog 2015!

Also this year in Arte a Scuola.com confirms the success in the contest for the best website of Art Class of 2015! Arteascuola.com is officially the winner in the category of the best art sites for middle and high schools in 2015. I am very surprised and honored with this second consecutive victory and I want to thank all those who gave their vote, who follow me and support me every day: … [Read more...]

2015 Art Ed Blog of the Year Contest: Vote Now!

Vote for your favorite Art Blog! Even this year arteascuola.com was selected among The best Art Blogs of 2015, from the website The Art Of Education. I'm excited and honored to have made the finalist in the category n. 2.Best Secondary Art Ed Blog. We have until January 22, 2016 to vote. If you like, vote for my site at this link : scroll down the list of finalists, click the pink button … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial: Mixed Media Artist Trading Cards in 5 steps

Here we have the video tutorial: How to create Mixed Media Artist Trading Cards in 5 easy steps: 1. Collage: front and back of the card are covered with a magazine page with written. After, you add small pictures cut from magazines. On the back of the card you affix a label with name, age and origin. 2. Painting: on the collage, on the front of the card, you paint with various colors, in a … [Read more...]

Abstract painting inspired by Gerard Richter

Gerhard Richter is one of the most outstanding living artists of our time. After a long discussion in class about the role of art, and about the developments of modern and contemporary art, I showed the students the works of Richter, from the most figurative, to the most abstract. We talked about how the abstract painting is a matter for the artist's choices, and certainly not the skills. Another … [Read more...]

Color theory: worksheets and video tutorial

You can find the color wheel and some aspects of color theory in two worksheets in English language, ready to be completed with crayons. This work is suitable for pupils of grade 6th or for primary school, for a first approach to color theory. The color wheel can be completed entirely using only the three primary colors, and the students can clearly understand the mixing of colors without using … [Read more...]

New section: A post for you!

Little square paintings, grade 5°, Sabrina Ubaldi, Trento Italy Every day I receive emails and comments from other teachers, students, parents and professionals in the field of art education, about new techniques and educational methods, new ideas for lessons and experiments. Some teacher sent me pictures of extraordinary creations made with class, even started from an idea taken from … [Read more...]

Arte a Scuola won! It’s the best Art Ed Blog of 2014

Arte a Scuola won the 4th Annual Art Ed Blog of the year Contest!  This morning I had a big surprise to see that arteascuola.com is officially the winner in the categories of the Best Secondary Art Ed Blog of 2014! With a thousands of votes coming in, Arte a Scuola ended up in first place! I want to thank all those who gave their vote and who support me. Today I'm really proud and happy, … [Read more...]

Art Ed Blog of the Year 2013: 9th Place!

Arte a Scuola is officially one of the top 10 Art Ed Blogs of the Year! After around 3,000 votes were cast, my blog was selected by Art Teachers, readers, and fans all around the country (and world) as one of the very best out there! After tallying all of the votes, I ended up with 9th place! Thanks for all that voted! I made the top 10 AOE Art Ed blog of the year!  I'm really excited to share … [Read more...]

Monoprints inspired by Cézanne still life

Students of Grade 9 have created these little monoprints inspired by Cézanne's still lives, using transparent acetate sheets as a printing plate. First the acetate sheet was overlaid on picture, then the acetate sheet has been colored with felt tip pens, imitating the colors of Cezanne and mixing the colors together. Subsequently, a sheet of paper has been dampened with a sponge, removing out … [Read more...]

Arte a Scuola is on Facebook!

ArteaScuola now has its own Facebook page where all posts will be published and you will be able to leave comments and likings. Open the page at www.facebook.com/pages/Arte-a-Scuola and tell me if you like it! … [Read more...]