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Creative APP-titude - iPad Activities for the Art Classroom


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There are many amazing apps for drawing on the iPad, but that is only the start of the creative ways that the iPad can be used in the art classroom. Discover apps that allow you to simulate 3D …

There are many amazing apps for drawing on the iPad, but that is only the start of the creative ways that the iPad can be used in the art classroom. Discover apps that allow you to simulate 3D projects and replicate artistic styles. Learn about apps that can be used for creating artist statements or producing QR codes to make an artwork listening gallery. Find out how you and your students can use the camera tools to document the artistic process. Finally, see amazing digital storytelling apps that can be used to create talking artwork, puppet stories with art work backgrounds, and art story ebooks. Whether you have one iPad or a full classroom set, you will find innovative and practical ideas for using iPads in your class.

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  • 1. CREATIVE APP-TITUDE iPad Activities for the Art Classroom
  • 2. Karen Bosch!! ! K - 8 Technology Instruction Southfield Christian School Southfield, Michigan ! CREATIVE APP-TITUDE iPad Activities for the Art Classroom
  • 3. About our iPads Southfield Christian School High School - one to one iPads" ! Elementary School - shared set of 27 iPads + one per class" ! Middle School - shared set " ! Also have 13 iPod touch devices (some projects also done on iPods)"
  • 4. Presentation Resource Link: Karen Bosch Twitter: @karlyb
  • 5. WHY IPADS FOR ART CREATIVITY? •Many amazing creative apps" •Rich simulation of artistic styles" •Easy demonstration of complicated processes" •No mess! Easy prep and cleanup!" •Connect art and storytelling"
  • 6. Simple Drawing Apps DRAWING APPS ‣Drawing Box (free/paid)" ! ‣Drawing Pad (paid) - text!" ! ‣Doodle Buddy (free) - also add text!" ! ‣WowPaint (free) - simple!" ! ‣Hello Crayons (free) - great for early elementary"
  • 7. Pumpkin Patch Field Trip ‣Kindergarten art work created with Hello Crayon app DRAWING APPS
  • 8. DRAWING APPS Draw a Picture that Begins with a ......." (art and literacy)# ! ! Hello Crayons app" ! • Simple drawing apps - draw with crayons, marker, paint, pencils • Includes a paint bucket fill option • Can open and save images from and to camera roll • Shop includes additional in app features and coloring pages for purchase
  • 9. DRAWING APPS All About Bats" Hello Crayons app" ! • Kindergarteners drew picture of a happy bat after field trip to Cranbrook Science Center. ! • No option to add text, saved to camera roll and opened in A+Signature to add their name. ! • Use in narrated slideshow.
  • 10. Drawing Pad (Paid) ‣Excellent set of realistic looking drawing tools, intuitive" ‣Clipart collection" ‣Includes text!" DRAWING APPS
  • 11. DRAWING APPS WowPaint (free)" ! Students use the app to replicate art class projects - cardinal project
  • 12. Doodle Buddy (free) DRAWING APPS Combine photo, drawing, and text to illustrate a concept.
  • 13. African Sunsets" ! Drawing Box Free (free)"
  • 14. Stylus Tools DRAWING APPS ‣Inexpensive stylus - for student use" ! ‣Adonit Jot Pro ($29.99) - fine point" ! ‣Sensu Brush ($39.00) - iPad brush" ! ! ! ! ! !
  • 15. Pencil (syncs with Paper53 and ProCreate apps) DRAWING APPS ! • Use eraser to erase" • Use finger to blend" • Pressure sensitive (coming in iOS8)
  • 16. Advanced Drawing Apps DRAWING APPS ! ‣Adobe Ideas (free)" ! ‣Drawing Brush Free" ! ‣SumoPaint (paid)" screenshot Drawing Brush
  • 17. Drawing Apps with Layers DRAWING APPS ! ‣ SketchbookX (free, paid for pro version)" ! ‣ArtRage (paid)" ! ‣Brushes (free)" ! ‣ProCreate (paid) - can create video of drawing process!" ! !
  • 18. Sketchbook Apps DRAWING APPS ! ! ! ‣Flipink (paid)" ! ‣Paper 53 (free/in app purchase for additional tools)" ! ! ! ! ! ! Middle Schoolers Sketchnote Blogpost" ! Visual Notetaking on the iPad Video" ! Sketchnote Resource Page
  • 19. Sermon Sketchnotes DRAWING APPS Middle Schoolers Sketchnote Blogpost"
  • 20. Drawing Tool Apps DRAWING APPS ! ‣Auryn Ink (paid) - watercolor" ! ! ! ‣Zen Brush (paid) - ink" ! ! ‣Colored Pencils (paid) " ! ! ! ! ! screenshot Auryn Ink
  • 21. Contour Drawing Selfies DRAWING APPS ! ‣ SketchbookX (free) - 3 layers" ! ‣Paid Pro version has more layers and tools" ! ‣Drawing by Isabelle
  • 22. Save to Camera Roll/ Apps to add Text ‣Labelbox (free)" ! ‣Phonto (free)" ! ‣A+Signature Lite (free)" ! ! ! ! MANAGEMENT/HINTS
  • 23. ‣Save projects as photo/video to camera roll." ! ‣Email projects." ! ‣Use cord to sync photos/video to computer." ! ‣Turn on Photostream, photos/video go directly to iPhoto." ! ‣Printing via wifi from iPad photo roll prints 4 x 6 size." How to Print or Transfer Projects MANAGEMENT/HINTS
  • 24. ! ‣Upload to a Dropbox account. (Other online storage options: Google Drive, Copy, Box)" ! ‣Use transfer apps - Photo Transfer and Photosync apps." Apps to Transfer Projects MANAGEMENT/HINTS
  • 25. ! ‣iPevo Webcam ($79.99)" ‣iPevo WishPool - gives away products to teachers each month!" ‣Apple TV" ‣Reflector - software that mirrors iPad to your computer (use to create tutorial videos)" ‣iPad Justand ($89.99) and Apple TV (projects iPad wirelessly)" ‣Stage app to write over what you project iPad with/as Document Cam MANAGEMENT/HINTS
  • 26. Cool Drawing Effects DRAWING APPS ! ‣iTag Graffiti (free)" ! ‣Doodle Dandy (free) symmetry paintings" ! ‣Glow Paint (free)" !
  • 27. TypeDrawing (paid) DRAWING APPS ‣Second grade students create an outdoor picture using words." ! ‣Combines art and literacy.
  • 28. Tessellations DRAWING APPS ! ‣KaleidoPaint (free)" ! ‣Easy way to create tessellations and patterns!" ! ! !
  • 29. Build a Scene: Farmyard (free) ‣Drag and pinch to add animals and objects to your farm" ! ‣Animals make sounds and animations as you move them!" ! ‣Take a snapshot to save to camera roll" ! SCENE BUILDER APPS
  • 30. FeltBoard (paid) ‣Kindergarten work with partners" ! ‣Pictures created saved to camera roll" ! ‣Create activity to combine with storytelling! SCENE BUILDER APPS
  • 31. Faces I Make (paid) SCENE BUILDER APPS Food Faces - " ! Kindergarteners create fun faces as part of a health unit.
  • 32. Imagination Box (paid) ‣Virtual Playdough! Create out of shaped pieces" ! ‣Add your own background images" ! ‣Transportation examples from Jan Tetirick’s Kindergarten" ! ! SCENE BUILDER APPS
  • 33. Christmas Generator apps (ALL FREE!) DRAWING APPS ! • Christmas Tree Maker PRO ! • Make a Snowman ! • Christmas Cookie Maker ! • Gingerbread House Maker! ! • Happy Snowflake ! • Paper Snow ! • My Flake ! • Mandalas FREE
  • 34. 3D Art Apps DRAWING APPS ‣Sculptor (free)" ! ‣BlockArt HD (free)" ! ‣iDough! HD (free)" ! ‣Pottery Lite (free)" ! view video
  • 35. 123D Creature (free) DRAWING APPS ‣Use your fingers to shape a 3D figure" ! ‣View from all angles, paint and decorate with symmetry" ! ‣Save as flat image to camera roll" !
  • 36. Snapseed - Photo Editing Must Have! PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣Excellent tools for adjusting contrast, saturation, exposure" ! ‣Add drama, HDR, and tilt shift to enhance photos" ! ‣Vintage and grunge effects" ! ‣FREE!" ! before after
  • 37. Outdoor Photography PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣Use pictures as part of science or creative writing projects" ! ‣ Work with" partners
  • 38. Fall Poems using Phonto app GRAPHIC TEXT APPS ‣4th graders combine their photography with poetry (step by step directions at blog link using Snapguide)" ! ‣Ideas: adjectives, poetry, science experiments
  • 39. Photography - An Apple Eaten PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣Students photographed an apple with iPads or iPods in stages as they ate it." ! ‣Teacher printed in black and white." ! ‣Students used as reference for pencil drawing." ! ! !
  • 40. PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣Apple Still Life Photography" ‣Turns photos into sketches right before your eyes!!" My Sketch (paid)
  • 41. Fun with Filters/Effects PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣BeFunky (free)" ! ‣Pixlr-o-matic (free)" ! ! ! ! !
  • 42. PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS Photo Art Generators ! • Face on Coin Booth (free) ! • Face on Stamp Booth (free) ! • Wanted Poster Pro (paid) ! • Idea -turn photos of artwork into coins, stamps, or posters
  • 43. Artist Simulation ! ‣Arcimboldo - Vegetable Me" ! ‣Warhol - PopArt" ! ! ! ‣Cubist - PopArt Me" ! ‣Peter Max - PhotoTropidelic" ! ! PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS
  • 44. Masterpiece Me! PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣Put your face inside a famous painting!" ‣Several paintings for free, more available in app for purchase." ‣Male and Female paintings" ‣Note: several semi nude paintings "
  • 45. iStrips (free) PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣Photos with artwork that is hard to display" ! ‣Yearbook group photos" ! ‣Save to camera option helpful! Other similar apps available" ! ‣Contains ads (some might not be appropriate for students)"
  • 46. Photo Self Portraits PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣Middle Schoolers use the front facing camera" ‣Add creative effects to photos using Fotolr app"
  • 47. Photo Selfie Collages PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣Middle Schoolers use the front facing camera, multiple apps, Pic Collage"
  • 48. Photo App Smashing PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣Stretch student creativity" ! ‣Photo expresses a story" ! ‣Used Fotolr, MySketch, and LabelBox apps"
  • 49. Photo Cams PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣Photo Booth (comes on iPad)" ! ‣OrangeCam (free/paid)" ! ‣CamWow (free) " ! ‣WeCam (paid)" ! ‣AR Magic Mirror (free)"
  • 50. CamWow PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣Creative expression - preschoolers" ! ‣Andy Warhol style pop art photo wall" ! ‣Use for creative writing! Open House!"
  • 51. Photography Guidebook for iPad, iPod, and iPhone - free iTunes course, book! PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS
  • 52. Chromeville (free) AUGMENTED REALITY ‣Color and scan pages - the character or scene comes to 3D life" ! ‣Take photo of your scene, use in Write about This or another app for creative writing
  • 53. ColAR (free) AUGMENTED REALITY ‣Free coloring pages to scan (additional pages can be added with purchase)" ! ‣Animals, holidays" ! ‣Dot Day coloring to illustrate the difference between a circle and sphere
  • 54. Photographing Projects ‣Easier with 2 people!" ‣Take photos of non- permanent projects - pattern blocks, yarn on sandpaper" ‣Place on a plain background (large posterboard), serves as a frame around the artwork" ‣Portfolio of artwork" ! MANAGEMENT/HINTS
  • 55. Abstraction Apps PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣PaintMee Lite (free)" ! ‣Camvas (paid - must have account to use)" ! ‣Percolator (paid)" ! ‣Popsicolor (paid)"
  • 56. PaintMee and SketchMee Lite (free) PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS ‣Turn photos into paintings or sketches right before your eyes!!"
  • 57. Camvas (paid) PHOTOGRAPHYAPPS
  • 58. Pic Collage (free) ! • Use camera in app ! • Search for photos for project in app ! • Add text and backgrounds ! • Save to camera roll ! • Links to a variety of Pic Collage projects GRAPHIC TEXT APPS
  • 59. Student Portfolios (ideas?) ! • One to One iPads - student manages own portfolio, use Evernote, Kidblog? ! • Artsonia - have not used, but can have students add photos of artwork using iPad (set up station?) ! • Showbie app ! • Other ideas? ! MANAGEMENT/HINTS
  • 60. WordPress ‣ Blogging app lets you take photos/images from your camera roll on your iPad and upload them to your blog - huge time saver!" ‣Let students photograph and blog class activities!" ‣Easy Blog Junior app - lets students add photos to class blog (not tried)" ‣Link to Elementary APPtitude blog" ‣(Unfortunately, my Pixels and Paintbrushes blog destroyed by virus)" MANAGEMENT/HINTS
  • 61. Fotobabble (free)" ‣Snap a photo and record a one minute artist statement (can adjust time in settings)." ! ‣Instantly upload online to free Fotobabble account, simple publication!" ! ‣Easy for kids to use. " ! ‣Students reflect on their artwork - examples IMAGE NARRATION
  • 62. QR Code Listening Galleries with Audioboo and Scan (free) AUDIO APPS ! ‣Pink Pigs (Kindergarten)
  • 63. QR Code Listening Galleries with Audioboo AUDIO APPS ! ‣Superheros (4th grade)" ! Creating a QR Code Listening Gallery PDF ! Creating a QR Code Listening Gallery ePub
  • 64. Audioboo QR Codes! ! ‣Create account for class" ! ‣Go to your Audioboo account online" ! ‣Click QR code at towards bottom left" ! AUDIO APPS
  • 65. Audioboo QR Codes! ! ‣Generates code" ! ‣Print in large (full page) or small (good size for corner of project)" ! AUDIO APPS
  • 66. Audioboo Artist Statements! ! ‣Select one piece of your iPad artwork" ‣Record a short artist statement about it." ‣Give it a title with your first name" ‣Tag it in the description line with the hashtag #ipadart" ! ! AUDIO APPS
  • 67. Animoto (free) VIDEO APPS ‣Use this app to combine images into a movie with " music and cool effects" ! ‣Direct upload online to Animoto site or download " to camera roll" ! ‣Free full featured account for educators!"
  • 68. Narrated Slideshows" ‣Use apps: 30 Hands (free) and Explain Everything (paid)" ! ‣Load images (artwork does not need to be created on iPad) into app, then record audio." ! ‣Perfect for the one iPad class! IMAGE NARRATION
  • 69. FaceJack (free) DIGITAL STORYTELLING APPS ! ‣Bethlehem Eyewitness project" ! ‣In art class, created portraits" ! ‣Wrote story, then recorded in FaceJack" ! ! ! !
  • 70. I am Brave like a Lion ! ‣Photographed lion face created in art class. Then used FaceJack to record a way they are brave (with teacher help)." ! ‣Clips combined by teacher using Splice video editing app." ! ! TALKING CHARACTERS
  • 71. ChatterPix Kids(free)" DIGITAL STORYTELLING APPS ‣Talking artwork!" ! ‣Talking snowmen by second graders" ! ‣Picture drawn with Drawing Pad app, but could also take a photo of student artwork"
  • 72. Talking Book Characters" DIGITAL STORYTELLING APPS ‣Created with SketchbookX and PhotoSpeak apps" ! ‣Done by Middle Schoolers, talking character from a book" ! ! !
  • 73. Tellagami (free/paid) TALKING CHARACTERS ‣Create animated 3D talking characters" ! ‣Use included backgrounds or your own images - student artwork or famous painting as a background??" ! ‣30 seconds of recording, limited customization in free vision
  • 74. Story Elements using Puppet Pals ‣Project by 5th grade teacher Carrie Fair" ! ‣Students wrote script and created cartoon video of the climax of book" ! ‣Background created in Doodle Buddy app" ! ! ANIMATED STORIES
  • 75. DIGITAL STORYTELLING APPS StoryKit (free) ‣Create storybooks that include photos, drawing, text, and audio" ! ‣View on the iPad" ! ‣Easy to upload to free internet page as images with buttons to listen to audio" Link to example
  • 76. SPOKEnPHOTO (free) ‣Create free account" ! ‣Add photos, record audio for each image (no text)" ! ‣Saves to account, view online or in app" ! ‣Example: Snowmen All Year BOOK CREATION APPS Use projects that" you already do, turn into a book!
  • 77. DIGITAL STORYTELLING APPS Book Creator for iPad (paid) ‣Add text, pictures (from camera roll), record audio, add video, hyperlinks" ! ‣Export as epub document directly to iBooks or to Dropbox" ! ‣ Link to our collection of eBooks"
  • 78. Our Winter Books published on iTunes BOOK CREATION APPS
  • 79. Create Video Tutorials VIDEO APPS ‣Easy way to give multiple directions for projects." ! ‣Use iPad case as a tripod when recording." ! ‣Can replay video as students work." ! ‣Let students create tutorials!" link to view video
  • 80. iTimeLapse Pro (paid) ! iStopMotion(paid) VIDEO APPS ‣Create timelapse movies!" ! ‣Great way to record processes - art projects, science experiments"
  • 81. OSnap Lite (free) VIDEO APPS ‣Free version is built for iPhone but works fine on iPad." ! ‣Good editing tools to clean up the recording." Link to video
  • 82. Video Camera Hints VIDEO APPS ‣Use horizontally, like the shape of a TV screen!" ! ‣Take short clips of students in action, edit into a simple video at night while watching TV." ! ‣Assign students to take videos of class activities."
  • 83. Splice (example) VIDEO APPS ‣Have students film and edit a class activity
  • 84. Presentation Resource Link: Karen Bosch Twitter: @karlyb
  • 85. Creative-APPtitude - iPad Multimedia Tools for Creativity by Karen Bosch is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Karen Bosch