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Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Pollock

ABC ME  |  June 9, 2017
Mati and Dada action paint with Jackson Pollock and end up deep inside a swirling action painting!

Mati and Dada action paint with Jackson Pollock and end up deep inside a swirling action painting!

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Kandinsky

ABC ME  |  June 23, 2017
After Mati's saxophone shoots out red floating musical blobs she and Dada find out how music relates to colours.

After Mati's saxophone shoots out red floating musical blobs she and Dada find out how music relates to colours.

Reframing Papua New Guinea: The Living Art Of Michael And Anna Mel
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Reframing Papua New Guinea: The Living Art Of Michael And Anna Mel

ABC  |  February 15, 2011
Filmed in Papua New Guinea's jungles and Brisbane in Australia, this is a fascinating look at how different cultures approach art and how one man and his wife took their art ...

Filmed in Papua New Guinea's jungles and Brisbane in Australia, this is a fascinating look at how different cultures approach art and how one man and his wife took their art to a new audience. Charismatic artist and Highland community leader Dr Michael Mel, challenges colonial stereotyping by asking international art-goers to "construct their own native". He invites them to paint his near-naked artist partner and wife Anna, in ochres and priceless feathers.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 14  |  7flix  |  July 29, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 15  |  7flix  |  July 29, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Monumental Vision
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Monumental Vision: In China

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  ABC  |  September 19, 2010
Monumental Vision is an international arts adventure series that follows the adventures of Andrew Rogers, one of Australia's most distinguished contemporary sculptors as he ...

Monumental Vision is an international arts adventure series that follows the adventures of Andrew Rogers, one of Australia's most distinguished contemporary sculptors as he works in remote and exotic locations around the world to create monumental 'earth art' called geoglyphs.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 26  |  7flix  |  September 9, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 18  |  7flix  |  August 12, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 4  |  7flix  |  January 6, 2018
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 5  |  7flix  |  January 6, 2018
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

A Journey Through Asian Art
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A Journey Through Asian Art: New Ideas

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC ME  |  August 1, 2014
Part of Confucian teaching on an ordered world is respect for your elders, both in age and position, respect for the order of the group. At the turn of the 20th century young ...

Part of Confucian teaching on an ordered world is respect for your elders, both in age and position, respect for the order of the group. At the turn of the 20th century young artists were challenging this way of organising society. To do this they promoted the rights of the lowest member of Confucian society, the girl. Liu Haisu's Girl in a fox fur shocked audiences by depicting a confident modern young woman. Across the sea in Japan, artists were also challenging tradition. Yorozu in his Nude Beauty, embraced individualism.

Proud Possessors
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Proud Possessors

ABC  |  March 6, 2011
Illuminating insights in this fascinating story of how some of the great masterpieces from Europe, Asia and America found their way into Australian public collections. Written ...

Illuminating insights in this fascinating story of how some of the great masterpieces from Europe, Asia and America found their way into Australian public collections. Written and presented by Betty Churcher.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 22  |  7flix  |  August 26, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 23  |  7flix  |  August 26, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 27  |  7flix  |  September 9, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  7flix  |  July 22, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 16  |  7flix  |  August 5, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

The King Sun: John Olsen
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The King Sun: John Olsen

ABC  |  July 12, 2015
In March 2013, John Olsen began work on his largest painting since the Sydney Opera House mural Salute to Five Bells. The eight metre by six metre mural titled The King Sun ...

In March 2013, John Olsen began work on his largest painting since the Sydney Opera House mural Salute to Five Bells. The eight metre by six metre mural titled The King Sun was transported to Melbourne and installed in the new Collins Square complex. This film follows the painting from blank panels to the installation in Melbourne.

Conversations With Australian Artists
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Conversations With Australian Artists: Dadang Christanto

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  June 24, 2011
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.

Light Art
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Light Art: Keith Sonnier, Im Kosmos Der Farben

ABC2  |  August 22, 2010
The art of minimalist, performance, video and light artist, American Keith Sonnier.

The art of minimalist, performance, video and light artist, American Keith Sonnier.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 1  |  Episode 13  |  7flix  |  July 22, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 19  |  7flix  |  August 12, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 24  |  7flix  |  September 2, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 25  |  7flix  |  September 2, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Totally Rubbish
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Totally Rubbish

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC ME  |  November 17, 2015
Nigel and Michelle help Ella use her out-of-date phone directories to make a Pop Up Picture, taking inspiration from an artist who uses old books to make magical miniature ...

Nigel and Michelle help Ella use her out-of-date phone directories to make a Pop Up Picture, taking inspiration from an artist who uses old books to make magical miniature scenes. Find out how to make Fake Poo to prank your friends, a Monster Doorstop out of an old towel, and Crisp Packet Badges. We check in with the 'Totally Famous' Banksy and we check out how to make a city rise from the rubbish!

Light Art
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Light Art : Angela Bulloch, Im Zwielicht Der Erinnerung

ABC2  |  August 1, 2010
The art of London and Berlin-based sculptor and installation/sound artist, Angela Bulloch.

The art of London and Berlin-based sculptor and installation/sound artist, Angela Bulloch.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 1  |  7flix  |  December 23, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack: Construction

Season 3  |  Episode 68  |  7flix  |  April 29, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 17  |  7flix  |  August 5, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

The South Bank Show
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The South Bank Show

ABC2  |  November 28, 2010
This film is a celebration of the creative talents of the hand-drawn animation and groundbreaking computer animation techniques that the two studios Disney and Pixar, have ...

This film is a celebration of the creative talents of the hand-drawn animation and groundbreaking computer animation techniques that the two studios Disney and Pixar, have brought to filmmaking.

The Art of Australia
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The Art of Australia: Beyond Australia

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  November 5, 2013
In the third instalment, Edmund Capon explores how, since the 1960s, Australia and its art went global. Transformed into a migrant nation, Australia's dependence on Britain ...

In the third instalment, Edmund Capon explores how, since the 1960s, Australia and its art went global. Transformed into a migrant nation, Australia's dependence on Britain ended and artists played a huge role in shaping the new Australia.

What Is Beauty?
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What Is Beauty?

SBS  |  February 18, 2012
British art critic Matthew Collings examines the concept of beauty in art and gives ten specific examples which best reflect his chosen categories, ranging from 'surprise' and ...

British art critic Matthew Collings examines the concept of beauty in art and gives ten specific examples which best reflect his chosen categories, ranging from 'surprise' and 'selection' to 'simplicity' and 'nature'.

Art Of Russia
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Art Of Russia: Roads To Revolution

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  April 8, 2012
Presented by art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon, this series attempts to fathom the Russian people by looking at their art from pre-historic times to the present day.

Presented by art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon, this series attempts to fathom the Russian people by looking at their art from pre-historic times to the present day.

Smart Secrets Of Famous Paintings
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Smart Secrets Of Famous Paintings: Les Baigneurs By Seurat

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS  |  May 9, 2015
With this work, the painter invents the pointillism and, behind the peaceful banks of the Seine, seizes by his technique the economic and social upheavals of a time which ...

With this work, the painter invents the pointillism and, behind the peaceful banks of the Seine, seizes by his technique the economic and social upheavals of a time which dedicate themselves without Limit in the religion of the progress.

Mister Maker Comes to Town
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Mister Maker Comes to Town: August 13, 2016

ABC2 Kids  |  August 13, 2016
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.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Arcimboldo

ABC ME  |  June 16, 2017
The outlandish Arcimboldo dazzles Mati and Dada with his fantastic multiple image paintings.

The outlandish Arcimboldo dazzles Mati and Dada with his fantastic multiple image paintings.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Paolo Uccello

ABC ME  |  July 28, 2017
An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, ...

An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, magical sidekick Dada.

This Is Scarlett and Isaiah
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This Is Scarlett and Isaiah: Making A Sock Puppet

ABC2 / KIDS  |  September 12, 2017
Scarlett is putting on a puppet show and you're invited. Scarlett works with a professional puppeteer to learn how to make a sock puppet. Scarlett creates a fairy puppet and ...

Scarlett is putting on a puppet show and you're invited. Scarlett works with a professional puppeteer to learn how to make a sock puppet. Scarlett creates a fairy puppet and puts on a fairy dust puppet show.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Andrea Mantegna

ABC ME  |  August 18, 2017
An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, ...

An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, magical sidekick, Dada.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Giacomo Balla

ABC ME  |  September 8, 2017
An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, ...

An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, magical sidekick Dada.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Kazimir Malevich

ABC ME  |  September 1, 2017
An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, ...

An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, magical sidekick Dada.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Rene Magritte

ABC ME  |  October 19, 2017
An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, ...

An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, magical sidekick Dada.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Antoni Gaudi

ABC ME  |  November 30, 2017
Barcelona! How wonderful is Parc Guell, one of Gaudi's! Mati and Dada are transported directly to Spain by a very big and mysterious Salamander.

Barcelona! How wonderful is Parc Guell, one of Gaudi's! Mati and Dada are transported directly to Spain by a very big and mysterious Salamander.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Man Ray

ABC ME  |  February 8, 2018
Taking pictures without a camera? Weird? It was Man Ray's method for rayography and solarisation. Mati and Dada are taught about these amazing techniques.

Taking pictures without a camera? Weird? It was Man Ray's method for rayography and solarisation. Mati and Dada are taught about these amazing techniques.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: William Turner

ABC ME  |  March 22, 2018
Mati and Dada are at the Royal Academy. Even more incredible if you think that William Turner in person is painting there, and brings the two children to his wonderful atelier.

Mati and Dada are at the Royal Academy. Even more incredible if you think that William Turner in person is painting there, and brings the two children to his wonderful atelier.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Berthe Morisot

ABC ME  |  February 22, 2018
How to paint the very first impression of everything: Berthe Morisot explains to Mati and Dada Impressionism's secrets - with some tea and croissants.

How to paint the very first impression of everything: Berthe Morisot explains to Mati and Dada Impressionism's secrets - with some tea and croissants.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Paul Gauguin

ABC ME  |  April 6, 2018
An amazing journey to Noa Noa Islands, among coconut trees and colourful plants ... being in Paris. Possible, with the great painter Paul Gauguin!

An amazing journey to Noa Noa Islands, among coconut trees and colourful plants ... being in Paris. Possible, with the great painter Paul Gauguin!

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Canaletto

ABC ME  |  May 18, 2018
Mati and Dada are transported into a marvellous journey in Venice, on a gondola together with Canaletto in person.

Mati and Dada are transported into a marvellous journey in Venice, on a gondola together with Canaletto in person.

Mister Maker Comes to Town
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Mister Maker Comes to Town: August 27, 2016

ABC2 Kids  |  August 27, 2016
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.

Desert Heart
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Desert Heart

ABC  |  December 11, 2013
In the remote West Australian Aboriginal community of Bidyadanga, a new art movement has emerged. At its helm, is a young Aboriginal man, Daniel Walbidi, who lives in a modest ...

In the remote West Australian Aboriginal community of Bidyadanga, a new art movement has emerged. At its helm, is a young Aboriginal man, Daniel Walbidi, who lives in a modest home with his parents and extended family.

Mister Maker Around the World
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Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  ABC2 Kids  |  September 12, 2016
In Australia, discover if Mister Maker can make some googly eye glasses in a minute. In South Africa, find out what can be created from an old cookie cutter and in the UK, ...

In Australia, discover if Mister Maker can make some googly eye glasses in a minute. In South Africa, find out what can be created from an old cookie cutter and in the UK, lots of Mini Makers build a terrific toy picture.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Toulouse-Lautrec

ABC ME  |  August 25, 2017
An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, ...

An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, magical sidekick Dada.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Diego Velazquez

ABC ME  |  June 30, 2017
Trying to solve one of the great mysteries of the art world, our two intrepid detectives venture into Velasquez's greatest painting, Las Meninas.

Trying to solve one of the great mysteries of the art world, our two intrepid detectives venture into Velasquez's greatest painting, Las Meninas.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Paul Klee

ABC ME  |  October 12, 2017
An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, ...

An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, magical sidekick Dada.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Hokusai

ABC ME  |  November 9, 2017
The wonderful Fuji mountain's series and the technique of printing taught to Mati and Dada by the old crazy Japanese painter Hokusai.

The wonderful Fuji mountain's series and the technique of printing taught to Mati and Dada by the old crazy Japanese painter Hokusai.

Mister Maker Comes to Town
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Mister Maker Comes to Town: August 21, 2016

ABC2 Kids  |  August 21, 2016
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.

Hidden Treasures With Betty Churcher
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Hidden Treasures With Betty Churcher

Season 2  |  Episode 8  |  ABC2  |  August 10, 2010
First Fleet captain John Hunter copied the work of young First Fleet midshipman George Raper to produce his famous sketchbook showing life in Botany Bay. Raper's own First ...

First Fleet captain John Hunter copied the work of young First Fleet midshipman George Raper to produce his famous sketchbook showing life in Botany Bay. Raper's own First Fleet paintings, begun in 1788, show his skill and fine eye for detail in capturing the birds and flowers of NSW. They were acquired by the National Library of Australia in 2004 after lying undiscovered and undisturbed for more than 200 years in an English manor. While Hunter, who became the second governor of NSW, didn't share Raper's talents with a paintbrush, both men shared equally an excitement and enthusiasm for recording what they found in Sydney Cove in 1788.

This Is Scarlett and Isaiah
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This Is Scarlett and Isaiah: This is Isaiah Making a Birthday Card

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  ABC2 / KIDS  |  July 2, 2017
Isaiah surprises his mum by making an extra special 3D pop-up card for her birthday. Isaiah picks his mum's favourite colours and glittery paper to make a beautiful card.

Isaiah surprises his mum by making an extra special 3D pop-up card for her birthday. Isaiah picks his mum's favourite colours and glittery paper to make a beautiful card.

This Is Scarlett and Isaiah
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This Is Scarlett and Isaiah: Making Shadow Puppets

Season 1  |  Episode 20  |  ABC2 / KIDS  |  August 30, 2017
Isaiah meets a puppet expert and learns how to make shadow puppets out of paper. After making a ninja puppet, Isaiah puts on a shadow puppet show for a group of kids.

Isaiah meets a puppet expert and learns how to make shadow puppets out of paper. After making a ninja puppet, Isaiah puts on a shadow puppet show for a group of kids.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: George Seurat

ABC ME  |  August 4, 2017
An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, ...

An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, magical sidekick, Dada.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Henri Matisse

ABC ME  |  November 23, 2017
An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, ...

An artistic animated series about Mati, a cheerful little girl with a passion for art, who is transported into the lives of famous artists from the past by her eccentric, magical sidekick Dada.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Jan Vermeer

ABC ME  |  December 14, 2017
Can a mirror double Dada? Sure, in Mati and Dada world! But thanks to that, the art of Vermeer and his portraits inside mirrors seem all so clear now!

Can a mirror double Dada? Sure, in Mati and Dada world! But thanks to that, the art of Vermeer and his portraits inside mirrors seem all so clear now!

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Edgar Degas

ABC ME  |  March 8, 2018
Mati and Dada find themselves in Paris during a dance lesson. They meet Degas while he is sketching live ballerinas for his paintings.

Mati and Dada find themselves in Paris during a dance lesson. They meet Degas while he is sketching live ballerinas for his paintings.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Dorothea Lange

ABC ME  |  March 15, 2018
It's the right moment, take the picture now, Mati! Learning how to create a perfect composition with a camera is easy with Dorothea beside you.

It's the right moment, take the picture now, Mati! Learning how to create a perfect composition with a camera is easy with Dorothea beside you.

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