Painting

Colored Bulbs

Another simple exercise with primary colors! We copied different kinds of bulbs drawing them with a black permanent marker. Each bulb is superimposed on another … Read more

Circles of colored words

Inspired by Kandinsky circles, we paint some simple circles with watercolors using just the three primary colors, mixing them each other and painting very loosely … 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

Portraits in Modern Art

The figure in the Avant-garde Art was represented in many different ways and with different techniques. Students chose some details of works of art and copied the figures, imitating style and technique of the artists. Matisse Cezanne Leger Degas Picasso Gauguin Depero Kirchner Nolde Segantini