How about doing an art history class on film history with your students for a change ?
Discuss innovations by French New Wave with your students, starting with this shorty:
Rare and experimental instruments can be inspiring for film editing
(this list is made for Ipad use mainly – send me your favourites)
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.
Snapseed (free version)
Effects: Pixaloop (limited free functions) , Glichté (0,99 cent)
Drawing & Painting
best using apple pencil
all three examples have excellent free versions
(this list is for ipad. What are your suggestions for android?)
StopMotion Studio (free)
SketchBook Motion (limited free use) editors choice
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.
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:
(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
Example by Segawa, link by Collosal
magic animations by Bill Domonkos
link above by Collosal and all links below by Tumblr-Archiv of Bill Domonkos
a compilation of inspiring examples for staging classic paintings in photo and film
a great variety staged classic paintings was also published on Booooom
and Adobe on Informatione Libera.
Emanuela Pulvirenti has another concept of staged paintings, using a digital backdrop, which needs some preparation:
Adad Hannah works on elaborated staged paintings:
Last summer I met Sophia Color, a charismatic artist from Venezuela, dedicated to the the power of color. “Oh, your blog is missing color in your list of categories!”, she told me. Yes, because color is everywhere 😀 But it’s time for a post on color, with great research by didatticarte.
about Color on diddadicarte (Part I)
color on diddadicarte Part II
about blue color