Monthly Archives: January 2018

No worries

A win-win situation

Pull your socks up

What / That´s a rip-off

Nets of Platonic Solids

Download the nets of Platonic Solids

Platonic Solids (PDF)

“It´s not rocket science”

“Third time lucky”

Introduction to trigonometry

Trigonometry is the study of the properties of triangles. Why is it important? It’s used in measuring precise distances, particularly in industries like satellite systems and sciences like astronomy. It’s not only space, however. Trig is present in architecture and music, too. Now you may wonder…how is knowing the measurement and properties of triangles relevant to music?? THAT is a great question. Maybe you’ll learn the answer from us in these tutorials!

Your own Cathedral Rosette

Sometimes you need only to put imagination to work in orden to obtain interesting creations. Cathedral rosettes are beautiful examples to see how geometry  can be used to get something more than buildings and objets. So in the Middle Age, artists created remarkable windows  in cathedrals to let light pass through colored cristals which formed amazing decorative designs. In this activity, students of Visual Arts had to design a rosette for a cathedral or any use they came up with. First, The drawed  a polygonal shape and then transformed it into a different and creative composition, either naturalistic or abstract. Finally, They drawed a variety of textures and painted full of color so that the result was very impressive. Click on the link below to see the results.