Draw with Shapes

Play with shapes in art and look at inspiring artists from art history

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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 5 - 10

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

Have you noticed how pictures can be broken down into shapes? Consider diverse artists in art history to see how they have used shape to express their feelings and ideas. Experiment with shape by doing many fun and creative art activities using paper cutting, drawing, collage and more.

4 What Materials Do I Need?

Drawing supplies, coloured paper, magazines to cut out of, scissors, glue

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Collaborating
  • Creative 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.