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...]

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...]

Project Guembé: the colors of biodiversity

I report a site where the drawings were published in the previous academic year by some students of year 7 http://www.guembeproject.net/articolo.php?id=76 Within the project Guembé, Richard Tiddi … [Read more...]

Bas-reliefs of Romanesque art

Color gradations reveal the mysterious and fantastic forms of medieval, mythical animals and monsters carved by the skilled hands of ancient sculptors. Students of Year 8 have copied the bas-reliefs … [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 … [Read more...]

Portraits in black and white

The student of the Year 9 have ventured in pencil portrait with shadows: here are some results! There are those who claimed it was too difficult ... how come we did it all?!? disegno … [Read more...]