# Resources tagged with: Art

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

Broad Topics > Cross-curricular Contexts > Art

### The Numbers Give the Design

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Painting Between the Lines

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge 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?

### Colouring Curves Game

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Torus Patterns

##### Age 16 to 18Challenge Level

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

### It Depends on Your Point of View!

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Painting by Functions

##### Age 16 to 18Challenge Level

Use functions to create minimalist versions of works of art.

### Painting by Numbers

##### Age 16 to 18Challenge Level

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

### Straight to Curves

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Where Art and Maths Combine

##### Age 11 to 18

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

### Moving Squares

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Paper Curves

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Turning the Place Over

##### Age 11 to 18Challenge 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 14Challenge Level

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

### Natural Shapes

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

How does shape relate to function in the natural world?