Monday, 29 April 2019

Resources for your tessellation project

These are some of the most amazing exercises made in school around this great project.

Mathematical Art: Escher

                                                What's a tessellation?

 How to make a tessellation by translation

How to make a tessellation by rotation

As we have seel, the base of your tessellation can be square, triangular or hexagonal, and that's the first decision you must make. To help you decide, here you have some examples of each:

          Hexagonal base

Square base

 Hexagonal base

You can also explore multiple options and even create your tessellations online in this website: click here. This other site is only for you to create tessellations online.

An introduction to Cubism

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Saturday, 6 April 2019

Extra work. 2nd ESO

If you want to get one extra point in the third term's mark, you can visit this WONDERFUL exhibition in Fundación Mapfre before the 5th of May and make a portfolio of your visit. You can visit with your friends or family... We promise you will enjoy it a lot!! And it's also connected with out video project!!

If you want, you can buy the tickets in advance from home in this website:

We recommend you print the instructions and carry them to the exhibition. You can download them here.

For working on your portfolio during your visit, you will need a notebook, a pen or pencil and your mobile phone. It is permitted to take photos of the art works without flash!!

Present your portfolio to your teacher before the 13th of May. It can be hand made, computer made, or a combination of both. Print and include all the photos you take for the exercises in the instructions.

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Cubism essay instructions

For the theoretical project this term, you will have to write an essay about Cubism with the next parts:

1- Frontpage (complete and well designed). 1 page
2- Index. 1 page
3- Main characteristics of Cubism (technical characteristics, dates, places, artists...). 1 page
4- Picasso's biography, explaining his artistic life and his influences. 1/2 page
5- Guernica. 1/2 page
6- Personal conclusion. 1 paragraph
7- Webgraphy / Bibliography. It can be in the same page as the conclusion

- Present handwritten, not by computer. Use your "falsilla".
- Presentation is important. It must be original, clean, organized, and not on squared paper (white paper).
- It must include some images that you must print. Under every photo, add a caption to describe the image (name of painting, artist, date...).
- Don't write on the back of the page.
- Research directly in English.
- Don't copy and paste, write on your own words. If your English is copied, you'll have to repeat it.
Write short sentences you control!!

Pre hand in - 2 points
Presentation and originality - 3 points
All the parts are included - 2 points
Content (complete, interesting, summarized) - 2 points
Use of images as example. Use of captions- 1 point

You can watch this video that is in Spanish but is really useful:

Tutoring: Tuesday 30th of April
Due date: Thursday 9th of May

Monday, 25 March 2019


Here are the instructions for the next theoretical project!! The instructions include the deadlines, but we'll also detail them in class.

Hope you give your best!!

Friday, 15 March 2019