Colour Through History

Explore colour through art history and creative practice.

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1 Choose My Schedule

2 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 10 - 12

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.

3 More About my Activity

Ever felt the blues? Embrace these feelings like Picasso once did during this series of Realtimes that will explore colour through art history and creative practice. We'll look at how different colours have been used by particular artists, their feelings around the art and dive into colour theory.

4 What Materials Do I Need?

Paper, coloured pencils, markers, paint supplies

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Critical & reflective thinking
  • Positive personal identity & culture

6 My Guide!

I’m of German Canadian, Anishanaabe and Metis descent. I’m a practicing artist with over 20 years of exhibiting and selling paintings and drawings, painting murals and teaching art!

I’m a beginner surfer—I’m not very good at it, but every wave I drop is worth the hundreds of wipe outs.