Archive for month: December, 2017

Art + Science: How the work of George Seurat inspired a TED-Ed Animation on emergence

Let’s go behind the scenes of one recent TED-Ed Lesson, How do schools of fish swim in harmony?, which examines the concept of emergence. In this TED-Ed Lesson, the animated style just so happens to have been largely influenced by the pointillist [...]

5 simple ways to stay creative when you’re off from school

Who invented the popsicle? Why is ketchup so hard to pour? Is binge watching bad for you? Now is the perfect time to explore the questions that spark your creativity. Here are 5 more ways to stay inspired: 1. Design your [...]

How Henri Rousseau’s art influenced this video

In honor of Henri Rousseau’s birthday, we wanted to share how his work influenced the animation of our TED-Ed Lesson on biodiversity. Below are three paintings that inspired us — and why: The Dream, by Henri Rousseau (1910)  When designing the [...]

10 things you should know about Pablo Picasso

Here are 10 facts on the highly influential Spanish artist. Pablo Picasso, Self portrait, 1907 1. Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain on October 25, 1881. His father was an artist and art teacher in the classic European style. [...]