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Designing Your Own Cereal Box using Photoshop

DESIGNING YOUR OWN CEREAL BOX USING PHOTOSHOP

Requirements:You must come up with an original name for your breakfast cereal. The name may be ironic or humorous but may not contain...

If I were an inch tall Photoshop Tutorial

IF I WERE AN INCH TALL PHOTOSHOP TUTORIAL

Imagine you were only an inch tall and lived in a giant city make out of blocks. Imagine matchbox cars zooming past you on the miniature...

 
 
 
The Hero's Journey: Using your artwork to tell stories

THE HERO'S JOURNEY: USING YOUR ARTWORK TO TELL STORIES

Assignment: I will use the videos and links below to introduce my computer animation students this week to the story telling structure...

How to separate fact from fiction online

HOW TO SEPARATE FACT FROM FICTION ONLINE

Many of the resources used to create this lesson come from the Research Center at CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism "As a journalist...

 
 
 
Drawing Imaginary Three-Dimensional Worlds- High School Foundations of Art

DRAWING IMAGINARY THREE-DIMENSIONAL WORLDS- HIGH SCHOOL FOUNDATIONS OF ART

Now it's time to test out your 3-D fantasy drawing skills with a new assignment. Opera Mathematica ou Oeuvres Mathematiques Traictant...

Developing Your Own Cartoon Characters: How to Create a 'Turnaround'

DEVELOPING YOUR OWN CARTOON CHARACTERS: HOW TO CREATE A 'TURNAROUND'

I created these turnaround GIFS using Adobe Photoshop. I saved the layered PSDs so I can use them as animation assets later in Adobe...

 
 
 
Time Machine: adding modern people to old photos in Photoshop

TIME MACHINE: ADDING MODERN PEOPLE TO OLD PHOTOS IN PHOTOSHOP

I found this photograph from the 1950's in the historical archives in the basement of the Perth Amboy Public Library and took a photograph...

Geometric Still Life Drawing, High School Foundations of Art

GEOMETRIC STILL LIFE DRAWING, HIGH SCHOOL FOUNDATIONS OF ART

Geometric still life Watch my video on drawing cubes and rectangular solids: Practice drawing cubes using the video and step by step...

 
 
 
Candy Still Life: Prismacolor Colored Pencils and Denatured Alcohol

CANDY STILL LIFE: PRISMACOLOR COLORED PENCILS AND DENATURED ALCOHOL

My students started out by arranging their candy on a small blank index card. I required them to overlap the pieces of candy at least...

Turkey With Dressing

TURKEY WITH DRESSING

TURKEY WITH DRESSING:Instructions: Please download this image of a turkey. To download a full sized version,

 
 
 

THE HISTORY OF PERTH AMBOY NEW JERSEY

To learn about the KKK Riots of 1923 in Perth Amboy, see this documentary on Vimeo and read Stories From Perth Amboy by Katherine Massopust Here...

Butterfly Night 2016, Samuel E. Shull School

BUTTERFLY NIGHT 2016, SAMUEL E. SHULL SCHOOL

Join us in helping to save the monarch butterfly from extinction Help save the Monarch butterfly The monarch butterfly is in danger...

 
 
 
Liquid Watercolors Tutorial: Radial Balance Design

LIQUID WATERCOLORS TUTORIAL: RADIAL BALANCE DESIGN

I have wanted to experiment with liquid watercolors with my students for years but couldn't bring myself to justify ordering them when...

Drawing magnified leaves: Finding the details

DRAWING MAGNIFIED LEAVES: FINDING THE DETAILS

You have seen countless leaves in your lifetime but until you sit down and examine one and try to draw it accurately under a magnifying...

 
 
 
Fruit with Faces Photoshop Lesson

FRUIT WITH FACES PHOTOSHOP LESSON

Anyone can use the lasso tool to cut out facial features, paste them on top of a picture of a piece of fruit in Photoshop and try to...

Origami Paper Crane on Decorated Paper

ORIGAMI PAPER CRANE ON DECORATED PAPER

 
 
 
Spray Stenciling Leaves With Liquid Watercolors

SPRAY STENCILING LEAVES WITH LIQUID WATERCOLORS

Please join me in congratulating three of my bilingual 6th graders; Chantal Tejada Done, Alondra Reynoso and Gilma Espinoza Canas....

SOLE Witness: Responding to the Holocaust with shoe sculptures

SOLE WITNESS: RESPONDING TO THE HOLOCAUST WITH SHOE SCULPTURES

These are the shoes of victims of the Holocaust. The individuals who wore them were gassed to death and cremated at Auschwitz concentration...

 
 
 
Drawing a Dr. Seuss Inspired City Scape

DRAWING A DR. SEUSS INSPIRED CITY SCAPE

Solla Sollew by a 7th grade student Thursday March 2nd is Dr. Seuss's birthday, also known as 'Read Across America' Day. Many schools...

DRAW A GEOMETRIC STILL LIFE BY PLAYING WITH BLOCKS

Geometric still life Watch my video on drawing cubes and rectangular solids: Practice drawing cubes using the video and step by step...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

KODACHROME - 0106

KODACHROME - 0106

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Charles Reiffel, The Haunted Tower

Charles Reiffel, The Haunted Tower

Private collection Date: 1939 Technique: Wax crayon on cardboard, 66.04 x 50.8 cm Source Read more ...

See-Through House / Koning Eizenberg Architecture

See-Through House / Koning Eizenberg Architecture

© Eric Staudenmaier Architects: Koning Eizenberg Architecture Location: Santa Monica, United States Category: Houses Lead Architect: Julie Eizenberg Area: 3100.0 ft2 Project... Read more ...

Hutong Filter / ZAI

Hutong Filter / ZAI

Courtyard Looking North. Image Courtesy of ZAI Architects: ZAI Location: Beijing, China Category: Housing Design Team: Yihang Zhang Area: 20.0 m2 Project Year: 2015 Read more ...

Bourgainvile 2 House / Solange Cálio Arquitetos

Bourgainvile 2 House / Solange Cálio Arquitetos

© MCA Estudio Architects: Solange Cálio Arquitetos Location: Vila Imperial, Brazil Category: Houses Architect In Charge: Solange Cálio Area: 785.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

ASIA House / Jorge Marsino Prado

ASIA House / Jorge Marsino Prado

© Juan Solano Ojasi Architects: Jorge Marsino Prado Location: Asia, Peru Category: Houses Project Area: 303.0 m2 Project Year: 2014 Photographs: Juan Solano Ojasi Read more ...

Rainbow Clouds, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Rainbow Clouds, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Rainbow Clouds8x10 oil on canvas The living room walls were glowing from the light. I quickly grabbed my camera and ran outside and snapped some reference photos of this array... Read more ...

Charles Leickert, Winterliches Städtchen

Charles Leickert, Winterliches Städtchen

Date: Unknown Technique: Oil on panel, 22.4 x 17.7 cm Source Read more ...

Willem Witsen, London at Night

Willem Witsen, London at Night

Date: 1890 Technique: Unknown Source Read more ...

New "Sun's Bounty III" Palette Knife Oil Painting by Contemporary...

New "Sun's Bounty III" Palette Knife Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Sun's Bounty III" ©2019 Niki Gulley24" x 48" textured oil painting on wrap around canvas Sun's Bounty is inspired from the beautiful sunflower fields we visited in Provence... Read more ...