Kids

Technology

Robot teaches kids art of calligraphy

Robot teaches kids art of calligraphy

Posted August 2nd, 2013

Calligraphy, Education, Kids, Technology

Learning the art of calligraphy normally takes years or even a lifetime. But Japanese children could master calligraphy much quicker now. A robot teacher utilizing the very same techniques of one Juho Sado, a 90-year-old calligraphy master, to get those neat characters on paper, has… Read More

Uncategorized

THE ART OF THE BRICK

THE ART OF THE BRICK

Posted June 20th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Kids, Shows, Uncategorized

Artist Nathan Sawaya continues to take LEGO® where it has never gone before by doubling the size of the show CNN claims is one of the “must see exhibitions” in the world. The critically acclaimed collection of creative and inspiring art constructed using only LEGO®… Read More

Typography

Bembo Zoo – Typographic Animals & A Font Fight

Bembo Zoo – Typographic Animals & A Font Fight

Posted April 24th, 2013

Books, Design, Kids, Typography

The website Bembo Zoo is an animated version of the picture book Bembo’s Zoo: An Animal ABC Book by graphic designer Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich. The Bembo typeface is one of the most elegant of the classic typefaces, and its clean, graceful lines inspired… Read More

Shows

Kids Creative Lab at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Kids Creative Lab at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Posted April 23rd, 2013

Italy, Kids, Shows

There is anticipation, even trepidation, in Peggy’s home for the gigantic collective installation that will soon come to life in the exhibition galleries of Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, from 24 April to 6 May. Hundreds of colorful and varied creations made of felt have been… Read More

Videos

Sesame Street Explains Sculpture

Sesame Street Explains Sculpture

Posted April 19th, 2013

Kids, Sculptures, Videos

Elmo and “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm provide a quick history of sculptures, from Rodin to David Smith. “Sculpture,” Hamm says, “is a piece of art that’s made by shaping or carving something, or by putting things together.” Well, have a look yourself.

Videos

Speed Drawing Masterclass – How to draw really good

Speed Drawing Masterclass – How to draw really good

Posted March 29th, 2013

Education, Kids, Satire, Videos

It’s a long weekend for a lot of folks and you might find yourself bored on the sofa, thinking that you should maybe learn how to draw better if you ever want to be recognized as an artist. Oliver (age:24) has just the right tutorials… Read More

Kids

The Largest Artwork in the World

The Largest Artwork in the World

Posted March 9th, 2013

Auctions, Charity, Digital Art, Kids

Ingvar Bjorn Thorsteinsson wants to create The Largest Artwork in the World to raise awareness among the public about the situation of many children around the globe and what UNICEF is doing to help them. Ingvar’s attemp to create the Largest Artwork in the World… Read More

USA

Oscar Winner: Inocente – Homeless. Creative. Unstoppable

Oscar Winner: Inocente – Homeless. Creative. Unstoppable

Posted February 22nd, 2013

Documentaries, Kids, USA

INOCENTE is both a timeless story about the transformative power of art and a timely snapshot of the new face of homelessness in America, children. The 2013 Academy Award winner for Best Documentary Short is neither sentimental nor sensational, INOCENTE will immerse you in the… Read More

Modernism

MoMA Art Lab App

MoMA Art Lab App

Posted January 27th, 2013

Apps, Education, Kids, Modernism

Now you and your kids can explore how artists use line, shape, and color, and create your own artwork inspired by MoMA’s collection. Artists featured in the MoMA Art Lab app include Henri Matisse, Elizabeth Murray, Jean (Hans) Arp, and others. Get creative and use… Read More