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Visual Arts by Topic

Find activities and lessons based on topic. Click on the links in the list below for direct access to the content.  Within each section, some sub-topics have been repeated and adapted to meet different students' learning pathways and to provide multiple and varied opportunities to explore the same concept (spiralling).  We continue to build resources for kindergarten to grade 12.  Many of the activities currently listed can be easily modified to different grade levels.

Elements & Principles of Design

Colour Theory

Shading Techniques

Drawing Techniques

Painting 

Art History

  • Prehistoric Art History with Skatepark Ramps

  • Canadian Artists, Group of Seven Landscape Painting: Skateboard

  • Canadian Artist, Jock MacDonald Resource and Activities

  • Canadian Artist, Kazuo Nakamura Resource and Perspective Drawing

  • Parthenon, Greece Inspired Art Activities:  Video & Drawing

  • Islamic Art: Patterning and Ink

Elementary Activities

Elements&Principles
Colour Theory
Drawing
Painting
Perspective
Art History
Elementary Activties
Shading Techniques
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