There are **14** NRICH Mathematical resources connected to **Art**, you may find related items under Cross-curricular Contexts.

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Make new patterns from simple turning instructions. You can have a go using pencil and paper or with a floor robot.

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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?

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

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How many different colours would be needed to colour these different patterns on a torus?

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

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Use functions to create minimalist versions of works of art.

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How many different colours of paint would be needed to paint these pictures by numbers?

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How can you make a curve from straight strips of paper?

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

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

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This is a simple paper-folding activity that gives an intriguing result which you can then investigate further.

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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?

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