Resources tagged with: Art

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Broad Topics > Cross-curricular Contexts > Art

Painting Between the Lines

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

In abstract and computer generated art, a real object can be represented by a simplified set of lines. Can you create a picture using mathematical instructions?

Moving Squares

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How can you represent the curvature of a cylinder on a flat piece of paper?

It Depends on Your Point of View!

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Anamorphic art is used to create intriguing illusions - can you work out how it is done?

Turning the Place Over

Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

As part of Liverpool08 European Capital of Culture there were a huge number of events and displays. One of the art installations was called "Turning the Place Over". Can you find our how it works?

Drawing Celtic Knots

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Here is a chance to create some Celtic knots and explore the mathematics behind them.

Colouring Curves Game

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

In this game, try not to colour two adjacent regions the same colour. Can you work out a strategy?

Where Art and Maths Combine

Age 11 to 18

In this article, Rachel Melrose describes what happens when she mixed mathematics with art.

Natural Shapes

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How does shape relate to function in the natural world?