Zentangle flowers with tempera-value background

an interesting composition! michele s. In the class 2B we have done this exercise in three steps: 1) first we drawn the flower with a pencil 2) then we painted the … [Read more...]

Folders for drawings – grade 6

Every student made a folder to contain his drawings (in Italy is very difficult to find the useful sketchbooks  that are used in UK!), and every grade has a different goal to achieve. So, I prepared … [Read more...]

How many pictures for a shape?

To begin with my pupils of Year7, I gave them just an empty circle and everyone filled the shape with  different textures and pictures… how many suggestion for the same shape! With this simple … [Read more...]

Printing an Olympic texture

A simple idea for the background of a School project on the Olympic Games. The texture is inspired by the Olympic rings! … [Read more...]

Folder for herbarium

For the Science project the pupils of 7th grade created a folder to collect herbs, with cardboard, wrapping paper, leaves, paper, crayons and colored ribbons.   … [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...]

Our painted initials

To learn how to use acrylic paints pupils in the 6th year have painted their initials: first they painted plain backgrounds of solid colors, then they decorated each area of color with different … [Read more...]

Hands at work

The hands that draw, color, mix, scratch ... here are our hands to work! elisa giuliana lorenza vitaly … [Read more...]

Landscape painting with texture

con gli alunni della 1°A abbiamo usato la tempera in modo molto creativo, ideando paesaggi dipinti con texture scaturite direttamente dalla … [Read more...]