Can you tell if something is square or level? This game shows shapes that need a slight adjustment. Use the mouse to drag the blue square or arrowhead where you feel it is 'right'. Once you let go of the mouse, the computer evaluates your accuracy.
Learn how to use color psychology to pick the best colors for your brand personality, strategy and marketing. You'll learn about colors, their psychological meanings, the attributes and personality they communicate and how they’re used in the world of branding and marketing.
This short film introduces students to Canadian sculptor Ron Noganosh, who transforms items like rusted hubcaps and computer parts into art. In the video, students discover how to turn "junk" into art.
The Louvre website offers this collection of videos that explore a range of art-related concepts by comparing artworks of different kinds, from different periods. The Louvre website offers this collection of videos that explore a range of art-related concepts by comparing artworks of different kinds, from different periods. Topics include: composing a painting, viewpoints in sculpture, wax casting and more.
This virtual exhibit details the creation of the Respect to Bill Reid pole, a totem pole designed and carved by West Coast aboriginal artists. The site provides background, timeline, and resources, including a guide to the different figures that appear on the pole.
This Stencil Graffiti Creator allows you to generate fun and creative virtual 'Street Art' of any image you upload. This creator tool can be used on all modern web browsers on desktop, gaming, tablet and mobile devices.
Have you ever come across an oddly stretched image on the sidewalk, only to find that it looks remarkably realistic if you stand in exactly the right spot? These sidewalk illusions employ a technique called anamorphosis — a special case of perspective art where artists represent 3D views on 2D surfaces. So how is it done?
The video on this page "shows a very quick sketch of a room..that demonstrates the two point linear perspective." (site descr.) Then, the page offers descriptions and examples (with images) of the rules of linear perspective.
A photograph is a much better representation of a scene than a sketch, right? The School of Life explains why this might not be the case and find out why drawing something just might lead to better observation skills and understanding.
This exhibit, with images, looks at an ancient artifact fashioned by unknown hands, the work of the first generation of Inuit artists, and two contemporary Inuit artists whose work has become part of the international art world.
This is an amazing site, virtually exploring the Lascaux Cave in France with its prehistoric cave drawings. Click on the words "a visit to the cave" and begin your exploration. Don't miss the triangular tab on the left hand side of the screen that opens up all the documentation about the history, the...
This mural, which is physically located in the foyer of the Military Museums in Calgary, comprises 240 separate images in a 20-foot by 12-foot mosaic. From here, you can virtually explore the mural and the 240 tiles "that represent Canada’s military history from the Battle of 1812 to present day op...
Visit the official website of Pablo Picasso to find out about his life, his painting and his politics. This beautiful, interactive web site provides a wonderful insight into the life of one of the world's most revered artists.
In Islamic culture, geometric design is everywhere: you can find it in mosques, madrasas, palaces, and private homes. And despite the remarkable complexity of these designs, they can be created with just a compass to draw circles and a ruler to make lines within them.
Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer’s "Girl with the Pearl Earring," is often referred to as the ‘Mona Lisa of the North.’ What makes this painting so captivating? Learn how this painting 'represents the birth of a modern perspective on economics, politics, and love'.