Friday, December 14, 2012

Best Artists in the Ocean: Animated!

Lovely things happen when you are part of a great community of art educators. I recently received an email from Ian Sands. His blog Art of Apex High School is also up for the 2012 Art Ed Blog of the Year at The Art of Education.  Ian asked if his students could use the squid paintings my students recently created after reading 'I'm the Best Artist in the Ocean!' by Kevin Sherry as inspiration for an animation project.
I was so excited that he contacted me and immediately agreed. What a great way for older and younger students to collaborate, utilize technology, and just have fun making art! Not to mention that we are in different parts of the country. Now it feels like we are sharing the same virtual classroom! Thanks Ian, to you and your students. It is just the coolest thing ever to have someone animate your art! My students are all smiles.












There's still time to vote for our blogs at The Art of Ed! 
Midnight tonight is the deadline. Good luck once again everyone! 
I'm off to find out about How to Milk a Dinocow!

9 comments:

Paula Cohen said...

This is the coolest thing EVER!!!!!!! Awesome Squid Drawings + Great Animation = FABULOUS Squid!!!!!

Rina k6art.com said...

Fabulous! iLife your students' art and dying to know which app or software he used to make these!

Rina at www.k6art.com

Rina k6art.com said...

Hi Renee

Just read the Apex art post. Photoshop! Awesome project and collaboration.

Patty Palmer said...

This is SO cool! How did he do it? Any tutorials out there? Thanks for sharing!

Mary said...

OH MY! This is the cutest thing!!What a great collaborative effort. I needed to smile today. Thanks!

Phyl said...

Simply fabulous! They make me giggle -what old be better than that?

Pat said...

This is one of the best arguments for the necessity of technology in the art room that I have ever seen. Kudos to both Renee and Ian for such a delightful collaboration highlighting elementary and high school artists!

:)Pat

Mrs. Hahn said...

Love, Love, Love the idea!!!! This is a spring board for so much more! Thanks
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Miss said...

Great collab between art + technology. These are so adorable, cute and funny!!