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Find out how to make glorious glitter webs with crazy critters, and discover how buildings shimmered and shone before gold paint was invented. Scrappz shows you how to make a ...

Find out how to make glorious glitter webs with crazy critters, and discover how buildings shimmered and shone before gold paint was invented. Scrappz shows you how to make a handy glitter picture.

In episode three, art historian Nigel Spivey takes a look at how some of our most notorious rulers - Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Chairman Mao and Saddam Hussein - have all ...

In episode three, art historian Nigel Spivey takes a look at how some of our most notorious rulers - Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Chairman Mao and Saddam Hussein - have all exploited the power of imagery to achieve and retain power, and he travels back in time to unearth when art's potential as a political tool was first discovered.

Each year over seven billion people across the world are drawn to see the latest feature films in the cinema. This episode reveals how the most powerful storytelling medium ...

Each year over seven billion people across the world are drawn to see the latest feature films in the cinema. This episode reveals how the most powerful storytelling medium ever created exploits visual techniques invented by artists in the ancient world.

In South America the team create a monster-sized plant picture. In Australia find out if he can make a bottle top cake in under a minute, and in Hong Kong we make a cool ...

In South America the team create a monster-sized plant picture. In Australia find out if he can make a bottle top cake in under a minute, and in Hong Kong we make a cool creature with a fabulous fan.

In the UK, how to make a cheeky apple surprise in under a minute; the Mini Makers build a super crocodile swamp in South America; and in South Africa, look out for a ...

In the UK, how to make a cheeky apple surprise in under a minute; the Mini Makers build a super crocodile swamp in South America; and in South Africa, look out for a sensational silhouette inspired by a graceful giraffe.

In this episode, you can mix and match your decorations to give your plants a unique home with these easy to create planter pot design ideas.

In this episode, you can mix and match your decorations to give your plants a unique home with these easy to create planter pot design ideas.

These air plant arrangements are very low maintenance and look great! Find out what you'll need to create the perfect decoration with plants that don't need soil!

These air plant arrangements are very low maintenance and look great! Find out what you'll need to create the perfect decoration with plants that don't need soil!

Sometimes a plant will grow out of its pot and sometimes you just want it to grow even bigger. If that's you then this episode shows you how to pot up a plant and in its new ...

Sometimes a plant will grow out of its pot and sometimes you just want it to grow even bigger. If that's you then this episode shows you how to pot up a plant and in its new home and provide a healthy environment.

Find out how to make unusual colourful printed patterns, and discover how Georges Seurat made a famous spotty painting with lots of dots. Scrappz shows us how to make a cute ...

Find out how to make unusual colourful printed patterns, and discover how Georges Seurat made a famous spotty painting with lots of dots. Scrappz shows us how to make a cute bird picture with punched paper pieces.

Mister Maker Around the World
18:46

Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  ABC2 Kids  |  April 24, 2016
In South Africa Mister Maker creates a sensational shark picture, in Australia, we find out if he can make a marble creature and in the UK there's a great way of creating ...

In South Africa Mister Maker creates a sensational shark picture, in Australia, we find out if he can make a marble creature and in the UK there's a great way of creating colourful works of art from pieces of fruit.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 11  |  Discovery Kids  |  February 21, 2018
Rhyah has a face painting look that will really pop, Tilly sculpts a jewellery holder from clay, and Ally has some simple tips to take your drawings to the next level.

Rhyah has a face painting look that will really pop, Tilly sculpts a jewellery holder from clay, and Ally has some simple tips to take your drawings to the next level.

The majesty and mystery of the celebrated Greek temple, the Parthenon is investigated by historical and architectural experts who go behind-the-scenes of the Greek ...

The majesty and mystery of the celebrated Greek temple, the Parthenon is investigated by historical and architectural experts who go behind-the-scenes of the Greek government's Acropolis Restoration Project. The project is a multi-decade, multi-million dollar effort to rescue the Parthenon and other ancient structures on the Athenian Acropolis. The Parthenon, in particular, was in danger of collapse.

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.

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.

This comprehensive series takes a fresh look at the most important works of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the paintings and engravings of Durer ...

This comprehensive series takes a fresh look at the most important works of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the paintings and engravings of Durer - regarded as the greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance.

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

Internationally renowned Leonardo experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the walls and out of their frames for close examination. The Louvre holds seven of his 15 masterpieces, which constitutes the most important collection of Leonardos in the world.

Despite being a figurative painter when abstraction was the trend, Edward Hopper was and remains a defining presence in the art world. His bleak and mysterious interpretations ...

Despite being a figurative painter when abstraction was the trend, Edward Hopper was and remains a defining presence in the art world. His bleak and mysterious interpretations on light and solitary characters, have inspired a generation of fellow artists, musicians and filmmakers.

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.

Program host Januszczak wonders about the mystery of Mona Lisa's elusive identity and that of her smile. Even her eyebrows are mysterious. Why doesn't she have any? Januszczak ...

Program host Januszczak wonders about the mystery of Mona Lisa's elusive identity and that of her smile. Even her eyebrows are mysterious. Why doesn't she have any? Januszczak is able, however, to solve the mystery of why this painting has become the most famous painting in the world.

An Eye For An Elephant is the story of a cameraman with a love for the greatest creatures on earth. From secretive elephants deep in the Congo to a female elephant giving ...

An Eye For An Elephant is the story of a cameraman with a love for the greatest creatures on earth. From secretive elephants deep in the Congo to a female elephant giving birth at night, Martyn Colbeck has seen - and filmed - it all. His passion for these giant creatures has led to a career in recording the most astonishing elephant images ever seen.

Culture. Nature. Light, These elements provide the structure for a documentary film that explores the vision of one of the world's master architects, IM Pei and his newest ...

Culture. Nature. Light, These elements provide the structure for a documentary film that explores the vision of one of the world's master architects, IM Pei and his newest creation, the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar.

In World War II, women such as Sybil Craig, Stella Bowen and Nora Heysen were recruited for the first time as official war artists, recording in particular the contribution of ...

In World War II, women such as Sybil Craig, Stella Bowen and Nora Heysen were recruited for the first time as official war artists, recording in particular the contribution of woman to the war effort. On the home front, Margaret Preston and John Brack along with Sydney trio William Dobell, Donald Friend and Russell Drysdale provided a different perspective of the war experience.

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.

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 El Greco ...

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 El Greco - painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance.

In Painting Australia six prominent Australian landscape painters take us to their favourite locations; those often hidden and secret places that inspire their work and ignite ...

In Painting Australia six prominent Australian landscape painters take us to their favourite locations; those often hidden and secret places that inspire their work and ignite their passion. Part painting competition, part off-road adventure tour, Painting Australia is a series that incorporates art, history, culture, literature, architecture and travel, and explores some of the most remote and beautiful regions of Australia.

What links the Hello Boys! Wonderbra campaign, Michaelangelo's David and a 35,000 year old stone statuette? You may not have noticed, but images dominate our lives, telling ...

What links the Hello Boys! Wonderbra campaign, Michaelangelo's David and a 35,000 year old stone statuette? You may not have noticed, but images dominate our lives, telling us how to behave, what to think and even how to feel. The five part series How Art Made The World reveals that the images and pictures that surround us today aren't recent inventions, but originate in a world that is hundreds of thousands of years old.

Join Mister Maker, Scrappz and the Mini Makers from Ashford for a brilliant Arty Party, all about circles. Find out how to make an eye-catching circle print picture and learn ...

Join Mister Maker, Scrappz and the Mini Makers from Ashford for a brilliant Arty Party, all about circles. Find out how to make an eye-catching circle print picture and learn how Wassily Kandinsky used circles in his art.

Mister Maker Around the World
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Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 11  |  ABC2 Kids  |  April 26, 2016
Find out how to make a Jungle Jeep in South Africa. In the UK, see if some hilarious headband ears can be made in under a minute, and in Brazil, a Mini Maker helps create a ...

Find out how to make a Jungle Jeep in South Africa. In the UK, see if some hilarious headband ears can be made in under a minute, and in Brazil, a Mini Maker helps create a fabulous feathered-friend.

Create
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Create: Terrarium

Season 2  |  Episode 2  |  ABC ME  |  September 4, 2017
Ever wanted to create your own mini world in a jar? In this episode of Create you will find out exactly what you will need to make your very own mini self-sustaining garden.

Ever wanted to create your own mini world in a jar? In this episode of Create you will find out exactly what you will need to make your very own mini self-sustaining garden.

Matt, who never throws anything away, still has his beloved 'binky' from when he was a tiny tot.

Matt, who never throws anything away, still has his beloved 'binky' from when he was a tiny tot.

Mr Groucho, the Crafty Kids' surly neighbour, often shouts at them to keep quiet, but this morning he won't put up with the slightest noise and the kids can't do any crafts at all.

Mr Groucho, the Crafty Kids' surly neighbour, often shouts at them to keep quiet, but this morning he won't put up with the slightest noise and the kids can't do any crafts at all.

Join in the fun with Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave as they go on magical adventures. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave get creative, drawing the flowers in Hatty's garden.

Join in the fun with Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave as they go on magical adventures. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave get creative, drawing the flowers in Hatty's garden.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 6  |  Discovery Kids  |  January 17, 2018
An amazing wall canvas project for your bedroom walls, meet an artist from the Top End, how to achieve the dream photo effect you sometimes see in the movies, and an awesome ...

An amazing wall canvas project for your bedroom walls, meet an artist from the Top End, how to achieve the dream photo effect you sometimes see in the movies, and an awesome home for your pets.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 10  |  Discovery Kids  |  February 14, 2018
Jye has a cool way to jazz up your pyjamas, Jacqui makes a foosball table from scratch, and meet Les Huddleston who gets arty with didjeridu.

Jye has a cool way to jazz up your pyjamas, Jacqui makes a foosball table from scratch, and meet Les Huddleston who gets arty with didjeridu.

Get Arty
22:47

Get Arty

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  Discovery Kids  |  March 21, 2018
Turn your water gun into a paint gun, make adorable clay photo holders, and pottery with Joe Darling.

Turn your water gun into a paint gun, make adorable clay photo holders, and pottery with Joe Darling.

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 Botticelli's The Birth Of Venus.

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 Botticelli's The Birth Of Venus.

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 Velazquez's Phillip IV In Brown And Silver.

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 Velazquez's Phillip IV In Brown And Silver.

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 Titian's The Venus Of Urbino.

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 Titian's The Venus Of Urbino.

Art historian Tim Marlow takes us on an insightful tour of some of the world's best paintings. This episode, he looks at Vermeer's Girl With A Pearl Earring (1665).

Art historian Tim Marlow takes us on an insightful tour of some of the world's best paintings. This episode, he looks at Vermeer's Girl With A Pearl Earring (1665).

Hopper Stories
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Hopper Stories: Next To Last

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  January 24, 2015
A selection of European feature film directors the likes of Sophie Fiennes, Dominique Blanc and Hannes Stohr put their hands to making a short film based on one of Edward ...

A selection of European feature film directors the likes of Sophie Fiennes, Dominique Blanc and Hannes Stohr put their hands to making a short film based on one of Edward Hopper's iconic paintings.

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 Manet's A Bar At The Folies Bergeres 1881-82.

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 Manet's A Bar At The Folies Bergeres 1881-82.

The renowned art critic and expert, Tim Marlow, introduces us to some of the most famous and influential paintings in the history of art. Within a short format he provides ...

The renowned art critic and expert, Tim Marlow, introduces us to some of the most famous and influential paintings in the history of art. Within a short format he provides valuable critiques of the works, along with anecdotes and the story of their creation. This episode he examines William Blake's The Night Of Enitharmon.

A documentary series commissioned by the Art Gallery of New South Wales that offers a unique view into contemporary art practice in Australia through portraits of three ...

A documentary series commissioned by the Art Gallery of New South Wales that offers a unique view into contemporary art practice in Australia through portraits of three significant and diverse artists.

The Shot
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The Shot: The Wedding

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  February 23, 2012
Four episodes exploring different artists and aspects of photography. Useful as stimulus material, as well as informative of photographic techniques and themes.

Four episodes exploring different artists and aspects of photography. Useful as stimulus material, as well as informative of photographic techniques and themes.

Artpost
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Artpost: Deb Sleeman

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  ABC  |  June 15, 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.

The Shot
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The Shot: Darren Siwes

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  February 23, 2012
Four episodes exploring different artists and aspects of photography. Useful as stimulus material, as well as informative of photographic techniques and themes.

Four episodes exploring different artists and aspects of photography. Useful as stimulus material, as well as informative of photographic techniques and themes.

In 1930s Shanghai the writer Lu Xun asked artists to create woodblock prints that showed the hardship of life. Woodblocks had been developed in China centuries before, but it ...

In 1930s Shanghai the writer Lu Xun asked artists to create woodblock prints that showed the hardship of life. Woodblocks had been developed in China centuries before, but it was the more recent work of Kathe Kollwitz that inspired the return to the form.

Five artists created original artworks, each installed for a month in City Square, Melbourne. Each piece profiles the artist, the process of making the work and the public's ...

Five artists created original artworks, each installed for a month in City Square, Melbourne. Each piece profiles the artist, the process of making the work and the public's reaction via vox pops to the artworks.

In his engaging and informative style, art historian Tim Marlow presents his pick of the world's top art works. Today he looks at Titian's 16th century masterpiece, Bacchus ...

In his engaging and informative style, art historian Tim Marlow presents his pick of the world's top art works. Today he looks at Titian's 16th century masterpiece, Bacchus and Ariadne.

By the end of the 20th century Asia had started to become a significant economic and technological modern power.

By the end of the 20th century Asia had started to become a significant economic and technological modern power.

Five artists created original artworks, each installed for a month in City Square, Melbourne. Each piece profiles the artist, the process of making the work and the public's ...

Five artists created original artworks, each installed for a month in City Square, Melbourne. Each piece profiles the artist, the process of making the work and the public's reaction via vox pops to the artworks.

Looks into the world of an oil painting; the ten paintings have been selected from a range of eras and art movements and can be found in galleries across the UK.

Looks into the world of an oil painting; the ten paintings have been selected from a range of eras and art movements and can be found in galleries across the UK.

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 Durer's 'The Four Apostles'.

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 Durer's 'The Four Apostles'.

In his engaging and informative style, art historian Tim Marlow presents his pick of the world's top paintings. Today, he looks at Titian's 16th century masterpiece, Diana and ...

In his engaging and informative style, art historian Tim Marlow presents his pick of the world's top paintings. Today, he looks at Titian's 16th century masterpiece, Diana and Callisto.

Join Alison Carroll, as she looks beyond the immediate, the new and the different. East Asian art, which the West finds so exciting, has emerged from a variety of traditions, ...

Join Alison Carroll, as she looks beyond the immediate, the new and the different. East Asian art, which the West finds so exciting, has emerged from a variety of traditions, some Asian, some European, some American.

The Shot
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The Shot: Advertising

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  February 16, 2012
Four episodes exploring different artists and aspects of photography. Useful as stimulus material, as well as informative of photographic techniques and themes.

Four episodes exploring different artists and aspects of photography. Useful as stimulus material, as well as informative of photographic techniques and themes.

A series focusing on Asian visual artists and their work. Be amazed by the vibrant art from Asia as academic and writer Alison Carroll goes directly to the source, talking ...

A series focusing on Asian visual artists and their work. Be amazed by the vibrant art from Asia as academic and writer Alison Carroll goes directly to the source, talking with artists from Asia and Australia in their studios. We visit museums, including their storerooms and vaults, where Alison reveals key works from the 20th century that led Asian Art to where it is today.

The destruction, and military failure in WWII created space for young Japanese artists to critic the status quo. We visit the vaults of a museum in Tokyo where a key work in ...

The destruction, and military failure in WWII created space for young Japanese artists to critic the status quo. We visit the vaults of a museum in Tokyo where a key work in the new style hangs.

In the 1940s in Manila a debate raged in the daily press about Modern art. Victorio Edades wanted to find a way "to blend and integrate all our impressions with our Oriental ...

In the 1940s in Manila a debate raged in the daily press about Modern art. Victorio Edades wanted to find a way "to blend and integrate all our impressions with our Oriental heritage and traditional Christian culture". The Spanish had been in The Philippines for so long that Catholicism was a tradition for them.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Raphael

ABC ME  |  December 7, 2017
Classification: General Classification: General
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Muse Thalia is having fun kidding Dada, but she escapes from the Parnassus of Rafael, and Mati and Dada have to bring her back!

Muse Thalia is having fun kidding Dada, but she escapes from the Parnassus of Rafael, and Mati and Dada have to bring her back!

We all know Gauguin travelled to the South Seas, but what is less well know is that it was seeing images of the temple at Borobudur that inspired him to leave France. The sway ...

We all know Gauguin travelled to the South Seas, but what is less well know is that it was seeing images of the temple at Borobudur that inspired him to leave France. The sway of the human form in the Indonesian temple carvings can be clearly seen in his woodcuts. Down the road from Borobudur lives the contemporary artist Lucia Hartini. An artist whose work is inspired partly by European Surrealism.

The movie throws us at the heart of the Second Empire. A few years after the revolution of July, 1848. Gustave Courbet offers his vision of the society through a critical ...

The movie throws us at the heart of the Second Empire. A few years after the revolution of July, 1848. Gustave Courbet offers his vision of the society through a critical realism denouncing the authoritarian power of Napoleon III.

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.
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