Video Tutorial: Cubism with pencils and coffee

You need just a drawing paper, some colored pencils and an espresso ( a very short coffee) to create this still life in the style of CUBISM. Cubism was a revolutionary new approach to representing … [Read more...]

Create a Color Wheel with objects

Going on with online teaching and learning I suggested a challenge to my students who don't have at home all the art supplies we usually have at school. I did an online lesson about the color wheel … [Read more...]

Intertwined ribbons on abstract watercolor

With 7th Grade students, we faced a difficult task that has been more challenging than expected. The topic is intertwined ribbons, they were drawn with the same shading technique you can find in this … [Read more...]

Final Exams 2019

I post just now my students' works which were created for the final exams of the previous school year. I hope these works will be an inspiration for the students who are attending their last year of … [Read more...]

Mosaics 2019

Here are the latest creations of the 2018-19 mosaic course. The course involved some 7th grade students . The process is very complex and requires a lot of patience and care. First we prepared a … [Read more...]

Scenography for the play “Marcovaldo”

With a small number of students, we realized a scenography for a real stage show. It was a challenge to deal with a real task: we had to juggle the time schedule, budget, space, delivery date and … [Read more...]

Identikit from a description

This is an interesting activity suggested by the art teacher Carlo Vedova and the name of this inter-disciplinary project is "One, Many, No Me". He doesn't work in my school, but in a school far away … [Read more...]

The Starry Night in a big mosaic

With some 7th Grade students who attend the afternoon workshop we made this huge mosaic inspired by the famous Starry Night painted by van Gogh in 1889. This mosaic is made by tiles and colored glass … [Read more...]

Two-colors prints inspired by Expressionist Xylograph

These two-colors prints were made by 9th grade students with a printing plate called Adigraf, a soft and easily workable rubber. First, we drew an image depicting a face, inspired by the portraits of … [Read more...]