Tag archive for drawing

What if. .?

What if the earth was buffeted daily by high winds? How would this new living condition change life on the planet? What adjustments would we need to make in our daily routines to survive? This is the inspiration behind the delightful awarding-winning animation titled WIND…

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Back to School Links

iboy_daniel, CC Attribution License School buses will soon be on the road again as fall classes are just around the corner. To mark the occasion, here is a collection of ‘back to school’ links I’ve been gathering for the past month or so: This video…

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Web Sightings for October 2010

I’m pleased to start this monthly installment of Web Sightings out with the following animated short by Andy Sykes that received the Best Short Short award at the Bradford Animation Festival in 2009. It’s for those of us who were made to sit at the…

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Web Sightings for September 2010

With Fall classes now underway, I spent some time this past week rummaging around the Web looking for resources that I can share with my students and with you’all here the ATGI. Following are my keepers. In A Teaching Moment, Joan Wickersham illustrates how a…

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Web Sightings for June 2010

June is going to be a busy month for me so I decided to post my monthly Web sightings a day early. Let’s start with this 10-minute video featuring Dan Pink’s talk at the RSA that illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us…

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Web Sightings for May 2010

Let’s start this month’s collection of websites with The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum‘s new online database that contains images of the artist’s work, photographs, and correspondence from the museum’s collection and research center archive. In addition to browsing or searching the database, you can also save…

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Web Sightings for February 2010

Lego Explorer photo by kennymatic, CC Attribution License Is it February already? That means its time for another listing of Web Sightings: Registration is open for the 2010 Doodle 4 Google competition that invites K-12 students to redesign the Google homepage logo based on the…

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America’s Original Television Art Teacher

While getting ready for my “History of Teaching Art” graduate class tonight, I searched through my book shelves for some books that have been written over the years to help art teachers teach drawing. For instance, I always highlight Kimon Nicolaides’ “The Natural Way to…

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Web Sightings for December 2009

Photo by Craig Roland (2009) Happy Holidays! Before I present this month’s Web sightings, I want to mention two events that people sent me announcements about that I would like to support. The first is an ATC Meetup that will occur on the third Sunday…

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Web Sightings for September 2009

Here are sites to see for the month of September: 1. Show your students how advertisers and product designers sometimes borrow ideas from art history with these examples from Smashing Magazine. 2. Two great advocacy statements for the arts and arts education surfaced on the…

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