Sebastian makes a tuxedo-wearing robot that can dance and draw. To make your fancy friend, you'll need a paper cup, markers, AA batteries, a hobby motor, a battery pack, furry pipe cleaners, buttons, googly eyes, scissors, craft sticks, a hot glue gun and glue sticks.
Enter the colourful, high-gloss world of abstract resin art with Grace Louise. From the studio to exhibition, learn about what inspires these mesmerising patterns and the importance of making mistakes.
Kellyn chats with set designer Gavin Hampstead. Part of a construction team that builds theatrical sets, he gives us insight into the hard work that goes into designing and building these things, as well as the challenge and fun factor! Standing on a stairway platform custom built for this Barber of Seville production set Kellyn astutely notes the safety factor as well, to which Gavin agrees most seriously. And the logistics of taking down and packing up these massive sets to move to another t
Mister Maker and his creative Mini Makers paint a glittery, glossy arty party picture using contrasting card paper, metallic paints, shiny buttons, silvery foils, plastic jewels and some golden sequins.
Get Arty catches up with Joe Darling who explains the process of making pottery. From firing and glazing to different tools and the endless possibilities of ceramics, Joe Darling walk us though the world of pottery and how he learns from his mistakes.
Flynn has a serious health condition that prevents him from participating in things like sports, so he's developed his own hobby of making art out of recycled materials. Using scrap metal and old car parts, Flynn shows us how he can turn something ordinary into art.
The King and I is a famous musical that's unique because its main cast contains roles for several children, 13 and under. Riley is one of those kids working as part of a Queensland production of the play and giving us a behind the scenes look at the hard work it takes to be a part of the theatre.
When you visit a museum, it's helpful to listen to a commentary track that explains the art to you but at this special exhibit, the art is being described by kids. Find out about this group of kids and how they were able to learn about the art on display so they could explain it to others.
Nat interviews Robby Bast, chainsaw sculptor. Not only is he unbelievably talented, he's taken safety training courses for operating his array of chainsaws. Robby whips out a blowtorch for finishing touches on amazing sculptures that he's done all round the world in competitions.
Exceptional masterpieces from Caravaggio, Titian, Bosch and Van Eyck to Botticelli, Leonardo, Piero della Francesca, Velazquez and Raphael. This series reveals how great artists are not only extraordinary interpreters of art but also true narrators of their times.
A panel of experts examine French classical painter Nicolas Poussin's The Flight Into Egypt, a devotional piece curently housed at the Musee des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, the home of the man thought to have been its sponsor.
Host Tim Marlow along with expert guests examines the work of one of the all-time great artists. This eagerly awaited exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, Manet: Portraying Life is captured on film. This is the first ever major exhibition devoted to the portraiture of Edouard Manet, spanning his entire career.
Henri Rousseau was a self-taught Sunday painter who began intensive painting when he was 40 years old. During his time he was belittled and even today some art critics regard his art as purely aesthetic.
A selection of European feature film directors have created a series of short films, each based on one of Edward Hopper's iconic paintings. This short film by French director Valerie Mrejen is based on the Hopper Painting 'Conference At Night'.
Getting crafty in the classroom today? Check out some of our favourite arty ideas from Play School, Mister Maker and Art Attack for DIY minibeasts, monsters, puppets and more. (ACAVAM107,ACAVAM111,ACAVAM115,VCAVAV022,VCAVAV026)
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)