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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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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 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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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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Experiments with Pronto Plates

A recent Explore. Create. Make it Great. visitor asked a question about my last Pronto Plate tutorial that I couldn’t immediately answer.  I always heat set digital prints simply by running them through the printer a second time. If you … Continue reading

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