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Art and Picture Books

The content on this guide was created by Bill Glaister, Former Curriculum Lab Coordinator. He developed the lists and projects, then tested them in Southern Alberta schools.

Art Activity in Action:

Oil and Acrylic Painting

Easy & Colorful Abstract Painting:

Oils and Acrylic Painting

Painting: Acrylic and Oils:

  • Definition: Painting involves applying pigments mixed with a medium (such as water or oil) to a surface.
  • Related terms: Acrylics, finger paints, oils, paints, transparent or opaque paints, canvas, heavy paper
  • Materials needed: See related terms, above.

Check out these tutorials for ideas and information: