2D and 3D Illustration

2D or 3D? What is the difference between two-dimensional and three-dimensional object? In a drawing or painting, an object that is two-dimensional is flat and lacks any depth. In contrast, a three-dimensional object is more life-like. You can see more than one side of the object. Castle Illustration Today’s creative art activity is a drawing …

Foreshortening Exercise

What is foreshortening? Foreshortening is a technique used in art to illustrate that an object or part of an object is closer than the rest of the image. It allows the artist to show the image from a particular angle. Free Download Today’s free download is a foreshortening exercise that shows a cat with a …

Sports Coloring Page

What’s your favorite sport? Let us know in the comments! Free Download Click here to download your free sports themed coloring page!

Contour Line

What are contour lines? In art, contour lines define the edges of an object. They tend to show only the edges of a shape and the important lines within the inside of a shape. Contour or outline? The difference between a contour drawing and an outline is that outlines do not illustrate any lines within …

Op Art

Op Art Op art stands for Optical Art! Op art uses mostly geometric shapes and most Op art works are done in black and white. These abstract pieces tend to momentarily confuse the viewer and trick them into seeing things that aren’t there. Today’s Download Today’s creative art activity is an Op Art coloring page! …

Patterned Sweater

Patterned Sweater Activity Pattern: In art, a pattern is a decorative design that is repeated over an area. Patterns can be made of basic shapes like circles and squares, or more abstract designs!   Free Download! In the blank areas on the sweater, create your own patterns! Color & share your finished piece with us …

Horizon Line

Horizon Lines Today’s creative art activity is about horizon lines!   A horizon line is the line on a picture where the land meets the sky. In today’s free download, color in a lighthouse and ocean scene! Create your own horizon line drawing and share with us in the comments! Click here to download your …

Finish the Drawing

Finish The Drawing! Today’s creative art activity is a Finish the Drawing! We’ve sketched the basic outline of a bicycle, you get to add the details! Ideas! Get creative! Use different shapes for the wheels, like triangles or stars! Decorate the seat and add ribbons to the handlebars! What’s in your bike basket? Draw toys, …

Texture Challenge

What is Texture? Texture is how an object or picture feels and looks! Some examples of texture are smooth, rough, crinkled, bumpy. Try to brainstorm some objects with a very distinct texture. Activity Today’s creative art activity is a coloring page with several basic accessories. Add as much detail as you like to these! Before …

Symmetry Exercise

Symmetry In art, symmetry is used to balance out a picture. This can be done using shapes, colors, or other objects. If an object is perfectly symmetrical, it means you can draw a line right down the middle of it and create two equal sides! Activity Today’s creative art activity has four symmetrical animal pictures. …