Understand what New Media Art is and create Pixel Art

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of what New Media is and how it is used in contemporary Art. They will then create a pixelated art piece using paint, as demonstrated, but this can also be created using a digital process or colouring pencils. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

Video

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Worksheet

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Lesson summary: Understand what New Media Art is and create Pixel Art

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