Sketches of plants

Some ink drawings of flowers and plants, I enjoy...   … [Read more...]

Comics page

Students of 9th grade, after the drawings with facial expressions, created a comics page. This is just a part of a story, to try out the method to make a comic-strip with balloons, characters, … [Read more...]

Facial expressions

After the lesson about the face’s proportion, my students of 9th Grade have drawn facial expressions, copying  from each other expressions or comic’s characters. I showed them this video and we … [Read more...]

Value exercise

I used simple cardboards, black and coloured, even sheets of coloured papers could be good. First, I drawn the scrolls on the coloured cardboards with a pencil. Second, we colored the scrolls with … [Read more...]

Proportion of the face and value

The faces were drawn in pencil on a grid, following certain proportions. The second step was to add lights and shadows to the drawings, to make them more three-dimensional. volto con … [Read more...]

The human figure: the right proportions

Often, if we ask our kids to draw a figure, it is built according to proportions intuitive, motivated by the idea of ​​"figure" that is proposed to us as children, with the head much larger than … [Read more...]

Pomegranates for a poster

A new competition is engaging the year 9 students that copy the image of the "pomegranate". We have been asked to carry out the design for the poster of the show "The Love for Three pomegranates" that … [Read more...]

Little sketch in ink

Potete farlo anche voi in queste giornate di sole dove tutto invita a sedersi sull’erba e lasciare viaggiare lo sguardo e i pensieri: basta un taccuino e una penna o una matita... cancellate il meno … [Read more...]

Copying natural textures

With the Grade 7 (11 year-old) we made small copies from life of the natural textures with colored pencils. In the second phase we have made some line drawings of other textures trying to follow the … [Read more...]

Art reinterpreted: the city of Giotto

The medieval towns, painted around 1300 with axonometric and aerial perspectives drawn intuitively, have been reinterpreted by the pupils of the year 8, that have colored with felt tip pens in a very … [Read more...]