Level 2 Integrating EdTechs in Creative Arts Stage 1

6.2 The elements and principles of art

Key Questions

  • What is the difference between a newspaper and a magazine article?
  • What does a newspaper article look like?
  • What makes a good newspaper headline?
  • How can you analyse a newspaper?

Discover the elements of art by paging through and engaging with the interactive activities.

Visit the Visme Website if you’d like some clues to answer these questions.

How well do you know the elements of art now? Click on the interactive buttons in the image and test yourself.

Create a Game!

A word of warning before you start! You can get completely lost in the following activity which is not the intention. Only give yourself 10 minutes. Use the timer on the right to keep track of time. Click PLAY when you start creating the game. An alarm will go off when you should be done.

Play the Elements of Art game to see if you can identify these elements.

This is a very basic game and with a little bit of effort, it can definitely be improved.

Sign into Purpose Games and create your own Elements of Art Game. When you’re done, paste the link to this in your ePortfolio.

Sharing a link vs Embedding

Some links like games on PurposeGames, can only be played on the site and cannot be embedded in your website. You have to share the link to the site in a button on your website like the one we created on the left. Look out for the button feature in Google Sites.

The principles of art

Explore the principles of art in activities below.

Now that we have a firm grasp of the elements and principles of art, let’s apply these to visual art. Mark this unit as complete to move on.

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