6-7 yrs old
8-10 yrs old
Art and Design
Students learn about pixels by understanding how to make any image into pixel art. They use paper to draw and recreate any scene into pixel art.
May 4, 2018
The Story of Pixel Art
In this website you can find information about the story of pixel art. Did you know that pixel art really comes from famous paintings?
Minecraft 2D Pixel Art
If you don'´t know where to start, you can get inspiration from this website.
This is the file that the students can use to create their pixel art.
Have you ever heard the term pixel before?
Do you know how a computer displasy pictures?
Did you know that you can use Minecraft to create art?
The students learn what pixel art is.
As homework, they need to bring an image to draw in the pixel style. They can also draw it by memory, just make sure they draw in the middle of each square before colouring.
First, students will plan out their design in advance by drawing on graph paper. They should add color and work out the pixel format.
Students will then load a new world in Minecraft: Education Edition in creative mode. Using their designs, they will re-create their pixel art within the game.
The students are expected to finish on time and be active participants in each activity.
Students will be able to define what a pixel is and how computers display images.
The students are expected to follow the rules, respect other people's workspace and to collaborate as a team.
Students can use the camera and portfolio to take pictures of their pixel art and share their designs with the class.
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