This easy-to-use website generates prompts to help inspire budding artists. Ideas range from a single word (e.g., gold, electric) to elaborate scenarios (e.g., Create a piece in a Caravaggistic style. Using pale yellow colors, evoke a sense of appreciation and place the subject in Capri).
Explore shapes - namely circles - through the work of artists like Kandinsky. Follow the instructions to learn about shapes in art, and then make your own circles using a colour palette and a tool bar.
In this short film, Grade 6 students are inspired by Maud Lewis, the Nova Scotian folk artist who painted scenes of country life. With the help of artist Kyle Jackson, they create a folk art painting of their own neighbourhood.
Learn about the pointillist technique used by artists such as Andre Derain and Georges Seurat. It's a different way of painting and includes aspects of colour mixing. Read the instructions and then choose each "Part". You'll get a chance to create your own painting.
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.
Find creative ways to express your ideas. Word Clouds For Kids makes it very easy for students to print or save their results. There is a slider to adjust the number of words used and the results can be edited for color, font, layout, etc.