B-Roll for Video production

Many online-platforms for  B-Roll popped up in the last years. Also many well known stock photo platforms started to offer video clips.

Some of these platforms even have a selection of free clips, others offer a flatrate subscription.

Free clips

these platform have a small selection of free clips and beyond that are listing clips for purchase. 

pixabay.com

videvo.com

pexels.com

Dareful

Videezy

Life of Vids

dissolve.com

Flatrate Subscriptions 

Envato Elements and Motionarray are the best bargains right now, offering also sound, music and more. Artgrid.io has high quality clips. Soundstripe started a flatrate stock video archive in 2020, but the selection still is limited. What is your recommendation? Write to contact (at) joopeter.de

https://elements.envato.com

Motionarray.com

http://artgrid.io (High quality)

https://www.soundstripe.com

 

More Information on the following sites:

https://www.studiobinder.com/

5 Best Free B-Roll Footage Websites

Apps for education (german website) 

 

Apps for tablets in art lessons

(this list is made for Ipad use mainly –  send me your favourites)

Photo Comic

create photo comics stories – this app has a simple and clear user interface, therefore perfect for the classroom: Comics by seedling (for ipad)

Android Comic apps: 

Comica – Comics and Cartoon Maker von Game Brain

excellent, but  1,39 Euro (free version is full of ads and has very limited functions).

Comic Strip! – Cartoon & Comic Maker by Roundwood Studios. Free version with simple tools.

Comic Maker by Tara Valdez. Free version, just very basic functions.

 

Photo Editing

Snapseed (free version)

Effects: Pixaloop (limited free functions) , GlichtĂ© (0,99 cent)

 

Drawing & Painting

best using apple pencil

all three examples have excellent free versions

Procreate

SketchBook 

Sketches (Tayasui.com)

Animation

(this list is for ipad. What are your suggestions for android?)

StopMotion Studio (free)

SketchBook Motion (limited free use) editors choice

FlipaClip

Animation Desk 

ADClassic

Roughanimator (5,49 Euro) 

Open Toonz (Windows only!) free

See also suggestions here (not tested yet by myself)

Sound for Animation

Any suggestions? Soundboard-Apps are simple fun tools to find cartoon sound for animations for younger kids.

More apps

organize your classes: Classroom Mate by Stefan Reissl

simple, very helpful  and affordable

 

Laptop Apps – Windows & Apple

Alternative for Adobe Photoshop are browser-based editors like Photopea:

https://www.photopea.com

(see also http://pixlr.com)

It’s free, has all basic functions including layers and students can use it on different platforms like PC and Apple.

Gimp is not a good choice any more in the classroom, since it’s interface is messy and not suitable for first time users and young students.

Here a huge list with alternatives to Adobe Cloud compiled by Art Academy Stuttgart  here