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.
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.
Press or double-click to start the sand. Move your cursor back and forth across the screen. Use the "c" on your keyboard to access different colours. Then, double-click to re-start the sand. You can capture your finished sand art.
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.