Inspirational Videos:

Pumpkin Gutter:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoByCMtatYA - youtube video of the pumpkin gutter
http://www.pumpkingutter.com/gallery2/main.php - Pumpkin Gutter Site!

Lego Art:

http://www.sciencedump.com/content/lego-has-evolved-toy-art-form?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=facebook

COLOR THEORY - Interesting Site:
http://www.business2community.com/branding/brand-managers-have-a-lot-riding-on-a-logo-0168187

Random Art Related Sites to Check Out:

use and explore and all FREE!

ART HISTORY:
Art Babble
Sistine Chapel:
http://www.vatican.va/various/cappelle/sistina_vr/index.html

An online encyclopedia for ART - terms and artists.
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/

Art History
http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/

http://www.wimp.com/paintingslife/ Famous Paintings come to life

BLOGS:
http://www.blogger.com - create a blog, it's easy!
http://www.squarespace.com/
http://www.shutterfly.com/ - Blog site
http://blog.weebly.com/ Blog site

WEBSITE / WIKI:
http://www.wikispaces.com - Create your own wiki.
http://www.wix.com/ - Use this site to create your own website.

ADDITIONS TO YOUR BLOG - CHECK OUT:
http://www.shabbyblogs.com
http://textanim.com - add bling to your blog and animated TEXT

ART GAMES:
http://www.picassohead.com/create.html Create your own Picasso Head!
http://www.jacksonpollock.org/ Create your own Jackson Pollock!
http://www.nga.gov/education/classroom/interactive/mobile.htm Create your own Calder Mobile!
http://www.stephen.com/mondrimat/index3.html? Mondrimat - Mondrian inspired art.
http://tcm.childrensmuseum.org/themuseum/fireworks_ofglass/games_35.htm Create your own Chihuly online!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/games/colour-factory-game Test your color theory and mixing applications!
http://www.ohioart.com/etch/ Etch-a-Sketch interactive game and gallery.

http://www.drawitlive.com/ DRAW LIVE - real time collaboratively!

GAMING SITES- TO CREATE YOUR OWN GAMES - there may also be contests for games created - and prized awarded for your creativity!
http://www.yoyogames.com/make
http://gamestarmechanic.com/
http://scratch.mit.edu/

ANNIMATION / PHOTO EDITNG:
5 Great Photo Editing Tool Sites.
http://www.edgalaxy.com/journal/2011/8/8/the-top-5-online-photo-editing-tools-for-students.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+Edgalaxy+(Edgalaxy+-+Where+Education+and+Technology+Meet)

http://www.wimpyourself.com - Create your own character from- Diary of a Wimpy kid.
http://www.drawastickman.com/index.htm?o=66-69-32-67-82-69-65-84-73-86-69s69-86-69-82-89-32-68-65-89 Draw a stick man... and solve problems.
http://www.pencil-animation.org/index.php?id=Home - computer animation
http://goanimate.com/ - Animation Website
http://www.gimp.com - free download program comparable to photoshop.
http://firealpaca.en.softonic.com/ Comparable to photoshop- FREE
http://www.photoshop.com - free trial version NOW!
http://www.glassgiant.com/ - Creatively use your photos.... all kinds of ways. Works for text art as well!
http://nfbkids.ca/handson/html/en/fu/storyboarding.html Storyboard site.


SITES FOR PHOTOS AND VIDEOS:
http://www.photoshop.com/ - PHOTOSHOP - NEW!! FREE VERSION DOWNLOAD!!!
http://www.picmonkey.com upload photos, fix and edit photot - and share (the new picnik)!
http://www.flauntr.com/flauntr/assets/app.jsp - photo editing site
http://photobucket.com - upload photos and videos once and share! Also find other neat photos!

http://photopeach.com - upload photos and create and online slideshow.

https://www.canva.com/

DIGITAL POSTERS and OTHER COOL THINGS WITH YOUR PHOTOS:
http://www.glogster.com - Online site allows you to create your own digital poster
http://www.youtellyou.com - Online site allows you to create a digital layout of an event.
http://www.fresbrain.edu - Online site allows you to be creative in the digital arts.
http://www.foldplay.com - Online site allows you to convert your digital pictures into fold-able works of art.

COMIC GENERATORS:
http://www.wittycomics.com/ Witty Comics, create 2 character comics using pre-drawn backgrounds.
http://www.artisancam.org.uk/ Artisan Cam, allows you to build a 6 frame comic and explore other art related activities.
http://superherosquad.marvel.com/create_your_own_comic Create your own super hero comic strips and comic books. Select the backgrounds, characters, and special effects from the provided menus.
http://www.pixton.com/ Drag-and-drop cartoon creation tool which allows anyone regardless of artistic ability to create comics.
http://stripgenerator.com/ Choose the characters, add text and you are on your way!
http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/ Make your own easy and fun comics!
http://www.pikikids.com/ Upload your own images to create your own comic. May embed into a blog.
http://writecomics.com/ Create your own comics from images, backgrounds, and add your own dialogue.
http://www.befunky.com/ Turn digital photos into digital comics!
http://chogger.com/ Comic generator with editing tools.

WORD or PICTURE COLLAGES:
http://wordle.net - create a collage of words
http://worditout.com - Comparable to wordle... just a little different.

TEXT ART
http://www.imagechef.com - Online site allows you to make creative pieces with words and / or pictures.
http://www.text-image.com/convert/ - Upload your own images and create pictures from you image in text.
http://www.black-text.com/application_en.htm - Upload your images and create pictures for your text.
http://www.glassgiant.com/ - Creatively use your photos.... all kinds of ways.

GRAFFITI / FONT GENERATORS:
http://graffiti-alphabet.net/ - create your own graffiti font.
http://www.fontspace.com/category/graffiti -Create your own fonts!
http://www.urbanfonts.com/fonts/graffiti-fonts.htm - Font Creator
http://flamingtext.com

FOR PROJECT / COLLABORATION- MULTIMEDIA USE:
http://www.clipconverter.cc/ Convert clips from youtube for your own movie.
http://www.youtube-mp3.org/ Convert youtube video and music to use in imovie.

http://www.wallwisher.com - online collaboration website

http://www.screenjelly.com - online site allows you to add audio clips

http://www.eyejot.com - online allows you to easily send videos
http://www.wingclips.com/ - Online site -FREE inspirational video-clips.
http://www.prezi.com/ - Online presentation.
http://www.blogster.com - Create your own BLOG! This would be a good way to showcase your artwork.
http://www.blogger.com - Create your own BLOG! This would be a good way to showcase your artwork.
http://www.wikispaces.com - Create your own WIKI! Another creative way to showcase your artwork.
http://www.haikudeck.com/ - Digital presentations

Brainstorming Ideas:
http://www.mindmeister.com/ - Diagrams online
https://cacoo.com/ - Diagrams online


OTHER IDEAS ONLINE:
http://www.thisissand.com - Online site allows you to create sand art on your computer.
http://makepixelart.com/free/# Make pixel Art Pictures.

COOL ARTIST WORK!!
The Pumpkin Gutter, check out some ultimate pumpkin carvings
and learn how to carve pumpkins like this in his tutorials. http://pumpkingutter.com
Looking for more carved food... also check this out Watermelon Carvings
http://hisnibs.blogspot.com/2005/06/chinese-watermelon-carvings.html

ON YOUR MAC-LAPTOP:

EXPLORE... EXPLORE... EXPLORE

Comic Life - Program on your MacBook
Sketch up- Program on your MacBook
Stykz - Stick figure animation program on your MacBook.
Google Drawing:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KN_TNPDUEI8