Pixel Art

Create Pixel Art & explore the science behind this engaging art form.

In this activity you will discover approaches to drawing pixel art and try different techniques. We will experiment with shapes, outlines, and shading, as well as ways to add depth and dimension. Try a variety of pixel art styles and share your works of art, should you wish.

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Pixel Art
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1 Your Guide

Glenn Kachmar Learn more about me

Hello, I'm Glenn. I have had a lifelong interest in science, technology, nature, math, building things, & much more. Perhaps what makes me unique is that when I dress as a mad scientist, my friends tell me it's not a costume. Hope to see you in my classes. Until then I need to work in my secret lab on my d̶e̶a̶t̶h̶ ̶r̶a̶y̶ hamster maze.

I regret to admit that I have eaten a brain sandwich...

2 Materials Needed

a pencil, eraser, 5 sheets of grid paper, pencil crayons, magnifying glass Optional: If you wish you can create a copy of our Google Doc Pixel Art Sheet to explore digital pixel art.

3 Learning Focus

  • Communicating
  • Collaborating
  • Creative thinking
  • Critical & reflective thinking

4 Registration

You’re selecting a Realtime Single A one-time Livestreamed Activity led by a qualified Guide.

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