I've been a teacher for 10 yrs now, and I know there is a small niche group of art teachers out there. Then within that group there is a subset of us teaching digital art. I realized after switching to high school last year that it was such a tough time. I had to rethink … Continue reading Faking it till you make it?
This week we are doing some green screen video recording. Students seem to really like taking videos of themselves on my green screen. I made a youtube videos go over what they are doing for their first practice green screen. Then this week they will work on green screen themselves into different background photos and … Continue reading Animation Wk 7
I'm super excited to try this with my animation class. I could do this with my graphics/photography class as well. About 4 months ago this app came out called Artivive. I think it takes art into a whole new realm. Animation and video bring a new dimension to the work. The app is available for … Continue reading Artivive APP
Audio, oh audio, where for thou audio. Finally got the students animations exported from Photoshop on Friday. They are learning Premiere and starting on post-production. We got a title, and transitions. Working on looking for audio on Monday. The rest of the week will Premiere skills and how to create an animation in Photoshop using … Continue reading Animation Week 4
Here is a review I'm writing for a color laser printer. I purchased a Canon imageClass Laser Jet Printer for the computer lab. This was a great replacement laser jet color printer for my classroom. The old one was an HP and the colors printed super dark. I've been using the Canon and I'd … Continue reading Canon imageClass Laser Printer
Students last year LOVE games. Even board games. I just finished putting together the material I created for the game lesson I did last school year. 26 pages of lesson material/examples. See the video preview of the PPT. My students did a great job with it last year. This lesson could be modified for an … Continue reading Board Game Lesson
I'm going to start to use Microsoft Teams for Education with my students. It looks like google classroom. I'm hoping for good things to come from using it. I'm not happy with the OneDrive. Microsoft's version of Google Drive. I don't think it works as well, but it could also be that Google had does … Continue reading Microsoft Teams for Education