Technology Resources

 

Technology Resources for the AP Studio Art Classroom

 

iPastels – Free app for iPad

SketchbookX – Free app for iPad

Brushes – Free app for iPad

 

Styluses for iPad: Dollar Store, Wal-Mart

 

WordPress – Free blogging website with safety filter

 

Gimp – Free photoshop type program; save files as .jpg

 

For photos: Epson 3880 inkjet printer; eight cartridges @ $50 each

 

TEDTalks – Technology/Education/Design Lectures

 

Graffiti Me - $1 app to alter photograph with picture distortions

 

ThisIsCollossal.com– Website updated hourly/daily with artwork; search by media; has links to websites with artworks

 

TheInspirationGrid.com – 2D Design/Graphic Design/Illustration website updated daily

 

PosablePro – Downloadable app with poseable manikin

 

Hipstamatic – App that simulates older model cameras and allows you choose different types of film. Allows you to choose F-stop.

 

Memory Chain – Create a paper chain with 24 links (to represent each artwork for portfolio), in a different color for each student. Have students remove chains as they complete artworks

 

Drop Box – Online/app file storage site; can share files/folders. Free up to a certain size of storage. Pay for extra storage.

 

Pieces, Product & Process – Three grades for each project

 

Sol LeWitts - Advice to Eva Hess on YouTube; salty language

 

Pixlr – Free photo filtering program/app

 

Remind101 – Free app to send reminders to students and parents via text message on phone. Students and parents can sign up; anonymous texts. Can set up a class by period/content level

 

Light Room – Photography paid program/free? app/organization tool

 

Adobe Creative Cloud for Teachers – Adobe products for $25 a month

 

Adobe Creative Cloud for Students  - Adobe products for $10 a month

 

Lynda.com – Online video tutorials; paid site

 

Camtasia -  Create your own video tutorials

 

Prezi – Online presentation app; alternative to PowerPoint

 

Shmoop – Paid website. Drills, practice exams and practice tests for AP Art History; review tool

 

Khan Academy – Free online tutorial website with art history resources.

 

Voice Thread – Free app to record voice or write commentary/responses. Use to have students respond to works