Pixel Art – Depixelize ! Visual Art

Pixel Art - Depixelize !  Visual Art

This can be used to homeschool from 4th through 10th grades.
Most commonly used by 7th grade students.

Includes PDF and 28 pages

Popular is pixel art. This is an interesting form of art that originates from 1970s videogames. One pixel refers to a tiny square within a larger picture. To create art, some artists only use small squares. However…

Students will be required to select one pixel image for the project. In just a few steps, they learn how to ‘DEPIXELIZE’ and create some original artwork!

Textures and gradients will be used.

It is an inspiring and creative assignment for students.


  • Grades 4 and above
  • Senior High School, and Junior High.


  • Drawing

Visual Language

  • Textures
  • (Gradient textures not in primary program


  • Printing paper (8.5 x 11. inches).
  • Photoscopies of pixels drawings (pg 14-23)
  • Pixel sheets (pgs 34-37).
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Black marker
  • Colored markers
  • Black pencil crayons
  • Tempera paint (or other water colours).
  • Water and small paint brushes
  • Use glue and scissors
  • Optional: Coloured card

This document includes:

  • Instructions for this project, including explanation photos
  • Drawings 10 pixels
  • There are 10 pages that show the evolution of each pixel.
  • Criteria for evaluation
  • An art appreciation questionnaire

This takes about four periods

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