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Art & Design


Colour

Colour

Elements of Art

The element of colour is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of artworks, including Vasily Kandinsky’s ‘Painting with Green Center’, Paul Cézanne’s ‘Still Life with Apples and a Pot of...Show More
Tone

Tone

Elements of Art

The element of tone is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of Thérèse Schwartze’s ‘Studies van handen’, Artemisia Gentileschi’s ‘Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes’...Show More
Form

Form

Elements of Art

The element of form is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of Stever’s ‘Vanitas Still Life’, ‘Rocking Chair’ by Harvey Ellis and ‘Pendant with a Triton Riding a Unicorn-like Sea...Show More
Texture

Texture

Elements of Art

The element of texture is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of artworks including Rosa Bonheur’s cast bronze, ‘Shorn Ewe’, ‘The Threatened Swan’ by Jan Asselijn and Vincent van Gogh’s...Show More
Space

Space

Elements of Art

The element of space is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of the artwork ‘Self-portrait as the Apostle Paul’ by Rembrandt van Rijn, and illustrations ‘Beach House with old car on deserted...Show More
Shape

Shape

Elements of Art

The element of shape is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of artworks, including ‘The Swan (No. 17) by Hilma af Klint, ‘Arrival of the Normandy Train, Gare Saint-Lazare’ by Claude Monet and...Show More
Line

Line

Elements of Art

The element of line is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of the artworks ‘Lozenge Composition with Yellow, Black, Blue, Red, and Gray’ by Piet Mondrian, Vincent van Gogh’s ‘Self-Portrait...Show More
The 12 Principles of Animation

The 12 Principles of Animation

Miniclips

What is animation? This Miniclip explores how animators bring characters and objects to life. These 12 principles of animation were first introduced by Disney animators Ollie Johnston and Frank Thomas in 1981. Today, animators around the globe...Show More
Creative Process

Creative Process

Miniclips

In this Miniclip, students are introduced to practical strategies to help form an effective creative workflow for a tackling a project of their own. Students will learn how to develop an idea through brainstorming, how to create an appropriate...Show More
Celtic Art

Celtic Art

World Art

Discover who the Celts were and what types of art they produced in this engaging and light-hearted programme. From metalwork to illuminated manuscripts to iconic knotted patterns, the world of Celtic art has a rich history that continues to amaze...Show More
Japanese Art

Japanese Art

World Art

From emakimono to manga, ukiyo-e to shodo, yamato-e to origami – the world of Japanese art is steeped in history, and it continues to amaze today. Our animated friend Norman steers an entertaining ride through the characteristics, history and...Show More
Southwest American Indian Art

Southwest American Indian Art

World Indigenous Art

America’s Indigenous peoples are not amazing simply because they gave the world popcorn (although it is pretty amazing). They also developed diverse artistic forms and traditions, ranging from the practical to the ceremonial. Richly visual and...Show More
Maori Art

Maori Art

World Indigenous Art

Say ‘kia ora’ to the indomitable Maori peoples and learn about their eye-catching artistic forms and practices. This is a visual feast that begins with the Maori migration to The Land of the Long White Cloud and ends in present day New...Show More
Inca Art

Inca Art

World Indigenous Art

Adventurers might still be on the hunt for El Dorado, the fabled city of gold, but there’s plenty of treasure right here in this engaging introduction to the gold-loving, sun-adoring, llama-farming Incas and their art. Comprising a host of...Show More
No Nonsense Renaissance

No Nonsense Renaissance

Know Your Art History

Want to impress your pals with your Renaissance art knowledge?! Our enthusiastic, art history loving narrator breaks down the context, key artists and art features that defined the Renaissance period. Filled with fast paced banter between our...Show More
Impress with Impressionists

Impress with Impressionists

Know Your Art History

It’s hard to believe paintings of water lilies could be controversial, but that was exactly the case for the Impressionists. This is the story of a group of rebellious artists whose unconventional style stunned French critics and became the...Show More
The Cartoon

The Cartoon

The Fixies

Tom makes a cartoon making fun of Nolik, and ends up hurting his feelings. He and Simka feel bad so they decide to make a different cartoon to make Nolik feel better. This clip shows how cartoons create animations, and how you can make your own!