Visual Arts

12 year old creates origami art display

Deep Blue aims to educate the public about the fragile ecosystem of Lake Ontario
Twelve year old Daniel Ranger has created a unique origami art project on display at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto. Deep Blue is a stunning collaborative art installation comprised of more than 2000 origami swans, carp, bass, sturgeon

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Importance of Visual Arts

Visual arts describes a broad category that describes artistic disciplines. Drawing, painting, sculpturing, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, film making and architecture are all types of visual arts. Let’s break these down a bit as one understands their importance.
Fine Arts
Fine arts are defined as a creative art which are appreciated

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The Importance of Visual Arts

Arts education helps students with a variety of skills

Every student deserves to learn art, but with education cutbacks, arts education is often the first to go from public education. Visual literacy plays such an important role in our lives, that many kids in kindergarten through eighth grade are missing out due to educators’ choices to cut out art from the curriculum.

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Technology use almost universal for children under six

A national survey of technology use by children under age six indicates that an overwhelming 85 percent of parents allow their young children to use technology in the home. More than three quarters of parents surveyed said they use technology along with their children on a daily basis for up to two hours with television, tablets, smartphones and computers the most frequently used. Overall, 15 percent of parents said their young children do not have access to technology in the home.

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