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This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the work of portrait ...

This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the work of portrait artist Valazquez of the Baroque period.

Kahn's fascination with Japan resulted in rare records of the people's lives, important events and crucial changes in the early 20th century.

Kahn's fascination with Japan resulted in rare records of the people's lives, important events and crucial changes in the early 20th century.

Find out how to make brilliant bug pictures from leftover torn paper pieces, and discover how a very special beetle was once used to create the colour red.

Find out how to make brilliant bug pictures from leftover torn paper pieces, and discover how a very special beetle was once used to create the colour red.

Two random elements delivered via the big red button form Jazza's drawing challenge! On this occasion he's creating a clever canine by focussing on adding a specific ...

Two random elements delivered via the big red button form Jazza's drawing challenge! On this occasion he's creating a clever canine by focussing on adding a specific characteristic to the cartoon, some intellectual glasses!

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

In this episode, find out how to make brilliant birds out of triangle shapes, and discover how hidden triangles make pictures and paintings look much more realistic.

In this episode, find out how to make brilliant birds out of triangle shapes, and discover how hidden triangles make pictures and paintings look much more realistic.

Get Arty
20:56

Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 8  |  Discovery Kids  |  January 31, 2018
Easy tips to draw a cityscape, make a city out of milk cartons, find out what it's like to be a make-up artist on a big fashion show, and create your own fashion projects.

Easy tips to draw a cityscape, make a city out of milk cartons, find out what it's like to be a make-up artist on a big fashion show, and create your own fashion projects.

In the Party Pad today, you can find out how to make funny-faced lid pictures, and discover how an artist called Frida Kahlo turned her face into fabulous famous paintings.

In the Party Pad today, you can find out how to make funny-faced lid pictures, and discover how an artist called Frida Kahlo turned her face into fabulous famous paintings.

Find out how to make yummy torn paper sandwiches and learn how the artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo used food to make some very funny art.

Find out how to make yummy torn paper sandwiches and learn how the artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo used food to make some very funny art.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Find out how to make patterned animal pictures, and discover how cave people painted thousands of years ago. Scrappz shows you how to make a handy sea creature picture.

Find out how to make patterned animal pictures, and discover how cave people painted thousands of years ago. Scrappz shows you how to make a handy sea creature picture.

Deadly Art
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Deadly Art

Season 2  |  Episode 7  |  Discovery Kids  |  June 24, 2016
Inspired by his list of Deadly 60 animals, Steve Backshall challenges a team of artists to create animal art based on real deadly scenarios from the wild.

Inspired by his list of Deadly 60 animals, Steve Backshall challenges a team of artists to create animal art based on real deadly scenarios from the wild.

In the course of this special, five acclaimed professional photographers give a truly intimate insight into their process and how it illuminates the human side of photography.

In the course of this special, five acclaimed professional photographers give a truly intimate insight into their process and how it illuminates the human side of photography.

An illuminating series examining the lives and works of 26 of the greatest artists of the western world.

An illuminating series examining the lives and works of 26 of the greatest artists of the western world.

Join presenter Sorrel Wilby as she continues on her exciting journey with Painting Australia - tonight our artists visit Byron Bay in NSW.

Join presenter Sorrel Wilby as she continues on her exciting journey with Painting Australia - tonight our artists visit Byron Bay in NSW.

The irreverent and touching documentary featuring the life and times of one of America's most important artists, Wayne White. Explore the whimsical highs and crushing lows of ...

The irreverent and touching documentary featuring the life and times of one of America's most important artists, Wayne White. Explore the whimsical highs and crushing lows of the art world, and the story of a wonderfully wacky man.

Not only do herbs smell great but they are perfect for cooking as well. This will show you how to plant your herbs and tell them apart.

Not only do herbs smell great but they are perfect for cooking as well. This will show you how to plant your herbs and tell them apart.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 9  |  Discovery Kids  |  February 7, 2018
Charlotte has a fruity painting project, Gigi has a spectacular jam-filled flower cupcake, and discover the unique patterns that can be created from resin with artist Grace Louise.

Charlotte has a fruity painting project, Gigi has a spectacular jam-filled flower cupcake, and discover the unique patterns that can be created from resin with artist Grace Louise.

Artpost
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Artpost: Angie Russi

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  ABC  |  June 29, 2012
Artpost showcases profiles of artists working throughout Australia. It features regional artists and arts communities and illustrates the diversity and quality of work from ...

Artpost showcases profiles of artists working throughout Australia. It features regional artists and arts communities and illustrates the diversity and quality of work from all regions of Australia.

Hopper Stories
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Hopper Stories: Berlin Night Window

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  SBS  |  March 14, 2015
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 ...

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 Hannes Stohr is based on the Hopper Paining Berlin Night Window.

A look at the making of the short animated film, Lost Town of wite. Polish animator Kamil Polak uses traditionally painted panels, canvases and cut-outs to create three ...

A look at the making of the short animated film, Lost Town of wite. Polish animator Kamil Polak uses traditionally painted panels, canvases and cut-outs to create three dimensional effects. He then digitises them and manipulates the images into seamless, sumptuously animated sequences. The effect is extraordinary.

Art historian Tim Marlow takes us on an insightful tour of some of the world's best paintings. In this program, he will be looking at Leonardo Da Vinci's The Annunciation.

Art historian Tim Marlow takes us on an insightful tour of some of the world's best paintings. In this program, he will be looking at Leonardo Da Vinci's The Annunciation.

Art historian Tim Marlow takes us on an insightful tour of some of the world's best paintings. This episode, Tim looks at American realist painter Edward Hopper's 1940 ...

Art historian Tim Marlow takes us on an insightful tour of some of the world's best paintings. This episode, Tim looks at American realist painter Edward Hopper's 1940 painting Office at Night.

A rediscovery of a master of Renaissance painting, whose reputation had become eclipsed by history. Bronzino was one of the leading painters of 16th century Florence, working ...

A rediscovery of a master of Renaissance painting, whose reputation had become eclipsed by history. Bronzino was one of the leading painters of 16th century Florence, working for the Medicis. As well as being an insight into his portraits and allegorical works, this film is a showcase for the state of the art procedures in art restoration bringing forth new, vibrant pictures, with their original colours, hues and details.

Internationally renowned Rembrandt experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the wall, and out of their ...

Internationally renowned Rembrandt experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the wall, and out of their frames, for close examination. A collective investigation on behalf of the experts reveals surprising new insights into techniques as well as the often complex histories of the paintings themselves.

This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the life and work of ...

This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the life and work of Van Gogh, one of the greatest modern painters of all time.

Seeks to uncover the facts behind the life of Jan Vermeer, the 17th century Dutch artist who lived and worked as a Catholic in a Protestant culture. Vermeer was unusual in ...

Seeks to uncover the facts behind the life of Jan Vermeer, the 17th century Dutch artist who lived and worked as a Catholic in a Protestant culture. Vermeer was unusual in that, having inherited his fathers business, he painted purely for pleasure.

The series concludes by delving into the world of satirical maps. In the late 1800s maps took on a new form, not as geographical tools, but as devices for humour, satire and ...

The series concludes by delving into the world of satirical maps. In the late 1800s maps took on a new form, not as geographical tools, but as devices for humour, satire and storytelling.

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

Presenter Waldemar Januszczak asks why is Rembrandt's painting, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Tulp, so great. In the 17th century, the Dutch developed a passion for public ...

Presenter Waldemar Januszczak asks why is Rembrandt's painting, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Tulp, so great. In the 17th century, the Dutch developed a passion for public dismemberment. Dissections became a public event that would last from three to five days. Born in 1609 and moving to Amsterdam in 1631, Dr Tulp was an ambitious man who commissioned the newly arrived Rembrandt to paint this picture of one of his anatomy lessons mounted in 1632 by the Surgeons' Guild. The painting made Rembrandt's reputation and he went on to paint some of Amsterdam's finest people.

A restorer working on a Michelangelo sculpture uncovers evidence showing that the official artist of the Vatican and the Catholic Church, was, during the period of the ...

A restorer working on a Michelangelo sculpture uncovers evidence showing that the official artist of the Vatican and the Catholic Church, was, during the period of the Inquisition, flirting with Protestantism. Michelangelo belonged to a secret fraternity that was active in trying to avoid a schism in the Catholic and Protestant Churches. All of his friends who were pushing for reforms within the church were subsequently put to death by the Inquisition. Michelangelo however, being too important for the Catholic Church's own propaganda, was spared.

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

Take a fresh look at the most important artists in history and gives a comprehensive survey of the history of art. Titian was one of the most versatile of Italian painters and ...

Take a fresh look at the most important artists in history and gives a comprehensive survey of the history of art. Titian was one of the most versatile of Italian painters and went on to influence the Renaissance and the future of Western art.

This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the work of Italian ...

This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the work of Italian painter Giotto (1266-1337), one of the first Renaissance painters.

In South America, we get busy with bright scraps of paper; in Australia we find out if a card tube creature can be made in under a minute; and in the UK the Mini Makers help ...

In South America, we get busy with bright scraps of paper; in Australia we find out if a card tube creature can be made in under a minute; and in the UK the Mini Makers help create a mountain of yummy cakes.

Get Arty
22:57

Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 3  |  Discovery Kids  |  December 27, 2017
This kids TV show is getting kids' hands dirty and minds creative.

This kids TV show is getting kids' hands dirty and minds creative.

This series profiles some of our top contemporary artists. This episode features Arthur Koo'ekka Pambegan Jr, Christine Christophersen and HJ Wedge.

This series profiles some of our top contemporary artists. This episode features Arthur Koo'ekka Pambegan Jr, Christine Christophersen and HJ Wedge.

It's summer time in the Crafty Kids' neighbourhood. Clara, Li Mei and Ben are enjoying some refreshments at Mrs Mnouchka's store.

It's summer time in the Crafty Kids' neighbourhood. Clara, Li Mei and Ben are enjoying some refreshments at Mrs Mnouchka's store.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  Discovery Kids  |  March 7, 2018
Personalise your phone cover, create a beautiful floating lantern and meet surf photographer Joel Coleman.

Personalise your phone cover, create a beautiful floating lantern and meet surf photographer Joel Coleman.

The final of this series examines sculpture in the landscape. Art critic Waldemar Januszczak visits the giant mountain carving in South Dakota of Lakota Indian Crazy Horse, ...

The final of this series examines sculpture in the landscape. Art critic Waldemar Januszczak visits the giant mountain carving in South Dakota of Lakota Indian Crazy Horse, started 60 years ago as an antidote to the Mount Rushmore presidential carvings.

Follows the unique commission Martin Firrell received from St. Pauls Cathedral in London to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the completion of Christopher Wren's ...

Follows the unique commission Martin Firrell received from St. Pauls Cathedral in London to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the completion of Christopher Wren's masterpiece. Firrell is often categorised as a cultural activist, an artist who projects text in public spaces to promote social change.

There is great controversy about the meaning and symbolism of Giorgione's 'The Tempest' and presenter Waldemar Januszczak believes he's cracked the artist's code. Giorgione is ...

There is great controversy about the meaning and symbolism of Giorgione's 'The Tempest' and presenter Waldemar Januszczak believes he's cracked the artist's code. Giorgione is one of art history's most mysterious painters and his 'The Tempest' is one of the world's most mysterious paintings.

An intimate portrait of the life and work of one of Australia's greatest painters. When Ian Fairweather died in 1974, Australia not only lost an extraordinary artist but one ...

An intimate portrait of the life and work of one of Australia's greatest painters. When Ian Fairweather died in 1974, Australia not only lost an extraordinary artist but one of its greatest eccentrics. However, the reclusive, driven artist left behind a wonderful legacy - a body of marvellous paintings that today are highly collectible and hang on the walls of galleries around the world.

Covering all the major movements and trends in the history of photography, this authoritative series goes behind some of the most famous images of the last 150 years, ...

Covering all the major movements and trends in the history of photography, this authoritative series goes behind some of the most famous images of the last 150 years, analysing and using quirky visual techniques to illustrate the works and show how they were achieved.

China's entombed warriors bring to Sydney one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of our time. The exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales explores the period ...

China's entombed warriors bring to Sydney one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of our time. The exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales explores the period of Chinese history preceding the Qin dynasty of the first emperor.

In this final episode, art historian Nigel Spivey explores why, in the modern world where people see fewer real dead bodies than at any time in history, we seem almost ...

In this final episode, art historian Nigel Spivey explores why, in the modern world where people see fewer real dead bodies than at any time in history, we seem almost obsessed with images of death.

Find out how to make an amazing mountain range from torn leftover wrapping paper, and discover how William Morris made famous repeat-patterned wallpaper, after taking a stroll ...

Find out how to make an amazing mountain range from torn leftover wrapping paper, and discover how William Morris made famous repeat-patterned wallpaper, after taking a stroll in his rose-filled garden.

Find out how to make eye-catching colourful pictures from rubbish, and learn how Andy Warhol did a type of recycling when he created some of his most famous works of art.

Find out how to make eye-catching colourful pictures from rubbish, and learn how Andy Warhol did a type of recycling when he created some of his most famous works of art.

In this super seaside party, find out how to make a fabulous rock pool with gloopy glue, wax crayons and play sand. Discover the strange way the artist JM W Turner painted a ...

In this super seaside party, find out how to make a fabulous rock pool with gloopy glue, wax crayons and play sand. Discover the strange way the artist JM W Turner painted a very stormy sea.

After the success of IM Pei's glass pyramid at the Louvre in 1989, a new architectural project was born to house a new wing devoted to Islamic artworks. This is the story of ...

After the success of IM Pei's glass pyramid at the Louvre in 1989, a new architectural project was born to house a new wing devoted to Islamic artworks. This is the story of the genesis of the new building and its 'flying carpet' roof, in the Cour Visconti.

Filmmaker Sophie Fiennes examines the mysterious world of German artist, Anselm Kiefer, on his estate in Barjac, southern France, which he has transformed into an ...

Filmmaker Sophie Fiennes examines the mysterious world of German artist, Anselm Kiefer, on his estate in Barjac, southern France, which he has transformed into an extraordinary artistic centre, at once the place where his paintings and sculptures are housed and displayed, and a colossal, evolving architectural artwork in itself.

Mister Maker Around the World
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Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  ABC2 Kids  |  December 31, 2016
Find out how to make something space-age that's out of this world in South Africa, discover whether Mister Maker can make a pen pot with a twist, and see what happens when he ...

Find out how to make something space-age that's out of this world in South Africa, discover whether Mister Maker can make a pen pot with a twist, and see what happens when he meets a Mini Maker on an Australian beach.

Create
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Create: Propagation

Season 2  |  Episode 3  |  ABC ME  |  September 7, 2017
If you've ever seen a cool plant and wondered how you could have your own then this episode of Create is for you! Propagation is all about how to take a cutting from a parent ...

If you've ever seen a cool plant and wondered how you could have your own then this episode of Create is for you! Propagation is all about how to take a cutting from a parent plant and use it to grow your very own plant!

Apart from the sun and water, plants need other nutrients to grow and be healthy. One of the best ways to get these nutrients to the plants is through fertiliser. In this ...

Apart from the sun and water, plants need other nutrients to grow and be healthy. One of the best ways to get these nutrients to the plants is through fertiliser. In this episode, we show you how to make plant fertilisers.

Create
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Create: Mossarium

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  ABC ME  |  September 2, 2017
This mossarium is the perfect way to create a low maintenance and beautiful mini moss garden that you can keep in the house. Check out this episode to find out how to create ...

This mossarium is the perfect way to create a low maintenance and beautiful mini moss garden that you can keep in the house. Check out this episode to find out how to create your very own!

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  Discovery Kids  |  January 10, 2018
Make a birthday cake you won't believe, makes your own wrapping paper, trick up a balloon party decoration, and create the perfect party nail art.

Make a birthday cake you won't believe, makes your own wrapping paper, trick up a balloon party decoration, and create the perfect party nail art.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  Discovery Kids  |  December 13, 2017
This kids TV show is getting kids' hands dirty and minds creative.

This kids TV show is getting kids' hands dirty and minds creative.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 10  |  7flix  |  January 20, 2018
Make an animal inspired wig using felt, paint, paper, glue and card, or catch up with Alex as he designs a Finding Nemo image out of pool related materials. After that, Lloyd ...

Make an animal inspired wig using felt, paint, paper, glue and card, or catch up with Alex as he designs a Finding Nemo image out of pool related materials. After that, Lloyd constructs an owl out of thin tissue paper, glue and felt, and lastly, make yourself a fird (half bird, half fish) with modelling clay, card, magnets, paint and markers.

Everyone forgets to water their plants from time to time and this little creation could be just what you need. This self-watering pot will make sure your plant never misses ...

Everyone forgets to water their plants from time to time and this little creation could be just what you need. This self-watering pot will make sure your plant never misses another drink!

Lila is admiring a super stencilled design that Ben has created. Matt jumps at the opportunity to get her attention and promises to decorate her book bag with a pretty design too.

Lila is admiring a super stencilled design that Ben has created. Matt jumps at the opportunity to get her attention and promises to decorate her book bag with a pretty design too.

Explore this collection with your students and discover a broad range of subject matter, approaches, styles and media featuring a variety of art making practices.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
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)
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