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Four Fun Ways to Engage Art Students with Augmented Reality

The following ideas are being presented at the NAEA Convention in Seattle with the Art Education Technology Interest Group. If you are going to the convention, please join us! Art Education Technology Pechakucha 2018 FLASH Learning. Fast-paced sharing of technology … Continue reading

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How to Add Stop Motion Animation to Your Artwork with a Green Screen

The following guide was created to supplement my presentation at NAEA 2018 called Four Fun Ways to Engage Art Students with Augmented Reality.

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How to Add an Aura With HP Reveal

The following guide was created to supplement my presentation at NAEA called Four Fun Ways to Engage Art Students with Augmented Reality.  If you have not yet played with augmented reality, be careful.  It is instantly addicting!

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4th Grade Choice Photography Unit

This year, I have been making an effort to add more choice and student-directed learning to my curriculum.  This unit grew as an extension of the 4th grade pinhole camera project.  I needed a way to occupy the class while … Continue reading

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Pinhole CANmeras – Day 2

The following information will make a lot more sense if you have already read my previous post called Pinhole CANmeras Day 1. PROCESSING THE IMAGES: Cameras begin to trickle back in on week 2 of this project.  Out of a class of … Continue reading

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Pinhole CANmeras – Day 1

Last year I had a conversation with Nicole Croy at the NAEA Convention that blew my mind.  For the last few years, she has been recording incredible images with long exposure pinhole cameras that do not require any darkroom chemicals!  I could … Continue reading

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Flipped Classroom Videos for Gelatin Prints

I am getting so excited about the National Art Education Association National Convention in New York this week.  I am presenting a hands-on workshop on Thursday, March 2nd, called: Homemade Gelatin Plates. How to Make it Work for 20+ Students. … Continue reading

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Gadget Prints, Pronto Plates, and Chine-Colle. So fun!

I’m running a workshop at the MAEA Conference this weekend, and I wanted to get these video links up before I go.  If you want to try the gadget printing method, the key ingredient is Pledge Floor Care .  Stay … Continue reading

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Pronto Plates in the Classroom

I’ve been using Pronto Plates in my own work for the last few years.  I’ve taught a number of photo-lithography workshops to adults and high school teachers, but it wasn’t until my proposal was accepted for the MAEA and NAEA … Continue reading

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Wet Felting with 4th and 5th Graders – Challenging but worth it!

My first experience with wet felted vessels was during the MAEA Convention in North Adams last fall.  I took a workshop with Carolann Tebbetts and was immediately hooked. I wasn’t sure how to break the process down for elementary students, … Continue reading

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