Acrylic Painting

Friedrich in gradation

The Romantic works of Friedrich lend themselves to an interpretation of the landscape that can be divided into a value scale. In these two exercises … Read more

Symmetrical masks painted

With students of Year6 we have drawn some masks with abstract but symmetrical designs. To make symmetrical lines we have drawn them on half face and then … Read more

Painting the Mona Lisa

In the painting competition of 3rd February 2013, organized by the Italian Cultural Center of Bristol, children between 6 and 11 years have ventured into the … Read more

Names on small canvases

On small canvases measuring 7x7cm, we painted some names with acrylic colours to make little square  paintings to give to friends. This is a good … Read more

Inspired by Caspar David Friedrich

Giulia D. With students of grade9 (classi terze) we studied the Romantic Painters of 19th-Century, like Turner, Delacroix, Gericault and Friedrich. After the Romanticism lesson … Read more

The square color wheel!

Here a special color “wheel”, it is drawn freehand and colored with tempera colours on a square sheet. The students of year 6 colored their … Read more

A cup of fantasy!

Funny cups painted with tempera!  This is a good exercise to learn how many textures you can paint with tempera colours, and how many ways … Read more