texture

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 … 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 … 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

Australian Coffee

Inspired by Australian Aboriginal Art these cups of coffee reproduce some typical australian patterns and colours. We used oil pastels on wrapping paper for the … Read more

Polar Landscapes

We prepared some Polars Landscapes painting with watercolors or gouache. We used several simple techniques to create different textures in order to achieve various effects … Read more

Three ways to shade

Students in the grade7 (classe 2B) have tried three different types of shading with a pencil: 1) HATCHING: with different pressure of the pencil, 2) … 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