A virtual art exhibition dedicated to the best drawings of my students! They want to share with you their creations, expressing their creativity and their passion for art. Enjoy!
Medieval atmospheres: the cities of Giotto
Giotto and the birth of the intuitive perspective. Following the example of the frecoes painted by the great master in the basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi my students had to imagine a Medieval city and colour it with warm or cool colours recreating ancient Medieval atmospheres! The idea was Continue Reading
How to draw a stained-glass window
After studying the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris, one of the most beautiful examples of Gothic stained-glass windows in France, the task was trying to create a freehand drawing of a stained-glass window. To prepare the drawing, they had to follow some specific instructions, found in the art blog didatticarte Enjoy the Continue Reading
Young artists at work!
Exploring mixed colours!
In this lesson, through hands-on activities, we first discover that colour is a property of light. The students create, following the instructions of the teacher, their colour wheel, understanding how colours relate to each other and the meaning of primary, secondary, tertiary and complementary colours. The students memorize the terms Continue Reading
Art Christmas baubles
Christmas is coming soon! This year at school our Christmas tree is dedicated to art! Students have chosen their favourite artwork to decorate their Christmas baubles through the technique of decoupage. It could also be an original gift for Christmas. How to decorate your Christmas baubles: Step 1 – Open Continue Reading
A line is a dot that goes for a walk!
Artists use their imagination when they work: before they start creating a work of art, they plan what they have in mind. They work with a few basic components or elements of art: putting together these elements is like putting together letters to make words. Today we are going to Continue Reading
Creating the totem of our class
First day of school: emotions and new friends for our students! Which kind of activity could be interesting to help them to get to know each other? Through the creation of a simple drawing representing their animal totem they have the possibility to introduce themselves to the class in English. Continue Reading
An introduction to Art
Click below to read the first lesson! An introduction to Art Listen to the pronunciation of the new terms! Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Audio recording >>