9 Lessons

8-10 Hour Project

No Experience Necessary

Project Overview

This project allows you to explore the digital art medium and create your own art with code! Participants will develop programs to create collages, imitate techniques of artists like Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol, and tell stories through a sequence of multimedia scenes.

Lesson Snapshot

  • Learn how to make digital art using Javascript and Python!
  • Adapt different aspects of art in making your own digital canvas.
  • Add features of “Artificial Intelligence” to your art.
  • Discover great artists and how technology played a role in their artwork.

Skills You Will Learn

  • Block coding in JavaScript

Project Resources

TechStart Educator Toolkit

Our toolkits contain lesson plans to help introduce the idea of coding through the lens of art. Once you sign up for TechStart, please see your personal hub on Code HS to download your resources.

CodeHS Support

The online CodeHS platform provides a toolbox full of support, including student grade-books, progress dashboards, and tutorials. These will help lead to successful facilitation and amazing projects.


To reward our students and teachers, we have built in classroom awards for cumulative success, and the New Frontier Award for student success. Once you sign up for TechStart, please see your personal hub on Code HS for more information.



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