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Map2Image is a cool site that allows you to use online filter tools and affects to create an artistic map of a specific place that might be personal to you. I envision using this tool as a way to create layers of maps within the art making process. Very cool!
Photo Collage is a versatile online Image Collage creation tool. Within Photo Collage there are multiple formats & templates to utilize, and the ability to create animations. Share your Photo Collage creations through email and links. Useful tool!
Check out these other previously posted Collage making tools:
Don’t you just love Christmas Vacation? Merry Christmas!
Create flowcharts, Venn Diagrams, mind maps, and more with free online tool Lucidchart. Use your own images with plenty of Lucidchart’s options. Share and download your creations as well as integrate within google drive. There are paid options as well within Lucidchart but educators can sign up for free at this link.
Create personalized videos to share with Groovideo. Simple to use, just pick out the type of video you want to create, record, and share.
Art Educators all know that art heals the spirit and mind, because we have seen the results through the work of our students and art in general. Making art can actually lower your blood pressure, relax you, and help you express fears. We have seen our students morph into their own world as they go into the zone to create and express themselves. As we all go back to school on Monday we should realize that our classrooms are a safe place where students can communicate their fears, and anxieties’ about what happened at Newtown through art. We can use the arts as a vehicle of expression to calm, ease and express, share and communicate feelings. Make cards, expressions of sympathy, and group artworks to communicate feelings. Physcology today has a great article on how art heals that you should read.
Quozio makes your quotes beautiful and sharable! The above quote is for my dear inspirational Aunt who passed away this week at the age of 90. She was an artist, gourmet cook, seamstress, and mentor to many, especially me! She lived a long, creative and inspiring life.
Memorability is a new digital story telling app that is just about to be released; that allows a user to create sharable multimedia photobooks on their Ipad. Check it out!
High School Visual Art Educator from Rhode Island, Past President of the RI Art Education Association, Technology trainer for "RITTI"; RI Teachers of Technology. Painter,and jewelry maker.
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