Last year I had my students create an art picture using Desmos. I showed them examples from Desmos.com Staff Pics, Creative Art to motivate them and give them ideas. My students loved the art they saw on Desmos, and were excited to create their own pictures.How many countries participated in Desmos math art contest?
Desmos's first Global Math Art Contest featured over 4,000 graphs from over 100 countries around the world. Here are the winners and finalists, chosen from countless examples of incredible effort, artistry, ingenuity, and creativity. From the judges: This graph is a stunning intersection of art and mathematics.What did the judges say about Desmos art contest?
From the judges: Multiple judges noted how lovely the colors and textures are, with so much richness captured by just two colors. The bubbles are particularly breathtaking, with their subtle animation and reflective glints. Notice how the tentacles are created with pieces of many different arcsin functions, which is no small feat!Why did I create a Desmos activity builder?
To keep all of their art projects in one place, I created a Desmos Activity Builder for the project . Having them do the project through an Activity Builder helped me manage all of their graphs so I could easily view them and access them for help.