Textured shoe

With classes of grade 6 we made these paintings in acrylic depicting a shoe. After drawing the shoe with pencil, freehand, pupils have painted each area with a solid color. Above these areas of solid … [Read more...]

Tree Four Seasons

In the classes of the 7th Grade we are still working on the textures, but this time we are using oil pastels and discovering all the technical possibilities of these colors. After drawing a large tree … [Read more...]

Rolled zentangles!

With students of grade 8 we are still working on lights and shadows and gradations. We drew these Zentangles as ancient parchments rolled, using fantasy in the drawing of textures, and reality in the … [Read more...]

Less talk, more ART!

We only have two hours in the week to make our works of art and we are full of ideas, we are full of creativity and possibilities ... So: "LESS TALK, MORE ART!" Here is our slogan, hanging in the Art … [Read more...]

Bicycle textured

The students of Year 6th have decorated with textures some drawing details of a bicycle. Everyone chose a detail and colored each area with colored felt-tip pens, inventing the most various graphic … [Read more...]

Texture for a folder

With pupils of the Year 7th we began to explore the world of graphic textures: how many signs, decorations, patterns can we invent with some felt-tip pen? We have created folders in cardboard where … [Read more...]

A portrait by Picasso made ​​with collage

In this exercise, one of the famous Cubist portraits painted by Picasso has been made with collage, using different kinds of paper (colored tissue paper, newspaper and magazine fragments). Each … [Read more...]

Custom placemarks in the class

Again we are talking about names to learn, and faces to remember ... These cards with names can be personalized with a symbol or a small drawing that identifies the interests or character of the … [Read more...]

Tiles imprinted with pasta

A simple and brilliant idea to be realized at school with clay slabs: colored tiles imprinted with different shapes of pasta. Farfalle, penne, fusilli or spaghetti become interesting tools to create … [Read more...]

A shared experience in Omaha, Nebraska

Yesterday, I was delighted to receive a lovely email from Cynthia Vana, a Library Specialist in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She led a workshop at the Florence Branch of Omaha Public Library where the … [Read more...]