Our silhouette in zentangle style

Here we have the extraordinary idea of Fabiana Collotto, art teacher at the Middle School "Querini" in Mestre (Venice). As he told me in various mails that we exchanged, the work that we share here … [Read more...]

Prints with styrofoam inspired by Miro

The designs, typically linear of Juan Miro, inspired us to realize our prints with styrofoam in the 6th grade classes. This material was cut from used food trays. The small plates have become the … [Read more...]

Mosaics 2014

Here are the latest creations of the mosaic course. The course involved some students aged 11-14 years. After doing a preparatory drawing, life size, pupils have cut the tiles, prepared and pasted the … [Read more...]

Haiku in colors

The Japanese Haiku is a short poem of only three verses that contains a fixed metric structure: the thoughts and images that flow through the heart become a poetry. During the lessons in the class 1D … [Read more...]

Mosaic course 2013

The mosaic course dedicated to the students of Grade 7 has just concluded with these excellent results. The pictures show some stages of the process and the finished … [Read more...]

The paper bags made of clay

With  slabs of clay we created these elegant handbags copying them from  paper bags that you find in the shops. The surface was imprinted with flowers to create a texture inspired by nature. After the … [Read more...]

Small ceramic house-box

The slabs of clay can be used for lots of different projects. This  project needs precision  in measuring, cutting and assembling the slabs and the consistence of clay must be not too soft. Remember … [Read more...]

Coil vase with a ‘not round’ base

Starting from any shape as base of the vase,  you can model a vase not round, by growing as a free shape in your hands. The coils follow the shape of the base and then they can widen and narrow as you … [Read more...]

Pinch Pot Animals

The most simple technique to realize a little animal with clay is the Pinch Pot : use just your fingers, first the thumb and then all the fingers to create a fish, a bird, a dragon, a turtle, a … [Read more...]

The Box Shop

Inspired by the marvelous work that she has seen on the blog reciclando en la escuela, Laura realized a little Box Shop into a cardboard packaging of a lamp that I bought yesterday. She enjoyed to … [Read more...]