In this area you’ll find all kinds of fun art lessons, coloring pages and crafts tutorials, and even links for fun online apps where you can create, colour and play art inspired games. This page is all about letting your creative out and your artistic mind run free!
Do you want to try your hand at drawing? These videos are great for learning to draw fun easy animals and characters
Are you a Disney fan?! check out this awesome series by real Disney animators on how to draw favourite characters!
Anime is a fun and super popular style of drawing. Here’s a whole playlist of lessons if you’re wanting to improve your anime skills.
Is more detailed and realistic drawing your thing? You might love this beginners drawing course that goes over all kinds of drawing essential skills.
Just need some idea inspiration for what to draw?!
It can be tricky to come up with ideas of what to create sometimes. If your creative juices aren’t quite flowing, try out these fun drawing prompts. They’ll randomly generate some ideas for you. Try them out and see what cool ideas you come up with!!
Well, it’s next to impossible to talk about learning to paint without bringing up the famous Bob Ross!! Weather you want to learn to paint yourself, or just enjoy watching his paintings come to life, Bob Ross’s painting show is great.
This is the playlist of the ENTIRE painting TV series he had.
A quick Accessibility Tip for Painting and Drawing!!!
For anyone that finds it hard to hold a paint brush, pens or pencils, there are still ways to be able to do your art!! Try these cool DIY tricks to help make holding your art tools easier. (you might need a friend, parent or staff to help you get set up)
- wrap a cloth or sock around your tool and use an elastic to hold it in place, creating a thicker area to hold
- make holes in the top and bottom of a tennis ball and stick your tool through the ball, creating a much larger grip area
Have you ever tried your hand at tie-dying?! This is a super fun craft that’s making a huge comeback, and we’re thrilled because tie-dye clothes are beautiful! It’s pretty easy, but make sure you follow instructions, put down some plastic and wear old clothes, because it can get really messy!
There are TONS of websites that have great ideas for crafts. Some ideas you might need to buy supplies for but there are also lots of crafts you can make from old things you have around the house, recyclables and nature! Here are some great websites and Youtube channels that have loads of great craft ideas and inspiration:
This is a fabulous series of art and craft tutorials by Joni, a local Victorian Art Therapist who runs Art for Alzheimer Care. Join Joni live Monday mornings for Art Chat
We’ve put together a playlist of tons of awesome easy craft tutorials on youtube!
Sometimes all we want to do is get our colouring on! Here are 3 fabulous sites that have tons of free printable colouring sheets. There’s enough colouring sheets on these site to keep you mighty busy!
Did you know that you can draw on your computer, tablet, or even phone? There are lots of ways to create computer art, including free drawing and painting software. If you want to try making some art online, check out these fun drawing games:
Quick, Draw! is a game where you draw a bunch of little doodles, and a special computer tries to guess what they are.
Pixilart is a program for making “pixel art,” a new kind of drawing which uses computer pixels to create a unique look.
Bomomo lets you create all sorts of crazy and unique art. Just pick a tool from the bottom, then start clicking all over the place!
Have you made some visual art that you want to share? Submit a picture to The Voice, and it could end up in a future newsletter!