By now, most of you have noticed the boom in creative technologies and how artists around the world are creating extraordinary creations that have never been done before. While we sit in awe of their talent and creativity, a part of us wants to join in on the fun, but simply don’t know where to start. We brought you some tips on how to start using digital technologies in your own art.
Every creation person (and those who want to tap into their creativity) can benefit from carrying around a sketchbook. Inspiration can strike at any time, and your personal sketchbook should be there to capture anything from free-flowing ideas to dedicated creative work. We took a look at some of the advantages of carrying a sketchbook.
We’re constantly in awe of the amazing creations that the Creatubbles global community of creators are uploading and sharing with each other. From paintings to sculptures, digital media, video, sketches, to photography — there are thousands of wonderful galleries to discover, by inspired by and engage with throughout the Creatubbles platform. We’d like congratulate all of our creators for their great work and share some outstanding galleries with you.
We’re back with Mareike Hachemer for part II of our interview. Mareike was a Top 50 Finalist for the prestigious Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize and received the opportunity to meet other inspiring teachers around the world. She gave a thought-provoking Tedx talk in Heidelberg on how teachers are instrumental in changing the world. Let’s hear what she has to say.
We’ve focused on making 2017 a creative year. From creative News Year’s Resolutions to fun STEAM crafts to do with your kids, we’re encouraging daily doses of creativity. For beginners, or those who haven’t created it quite some time, it might take awhile to get started. We looked some key ways to finding your own creativity.
We caught up with Mareike Hachemer, a Top 50 Finalist for the Varkey Global Teacher Prize. Mareike gave an eloquent and inspiring Ted talk in Heidelberg, explaining the importance of teachers in society and how teachers, in fact, have the power to change their communities and in turn, the world.
Most educators and parents can agree that art is important kids, in that it stirs the imagination and gives a sense of wonder. But, did you know that art in education can help children develop vital educational and leadership skills that can be applied to every aspect of their lives? We took a look at some important skills that students can learn from art education.
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and many of us are still searching for that perfect gift. Often the most meaningful gestures are those that are made with creativity and love. We brought you 10 creative gift ideas to make for Valentine’s Day.
Art education conferences can be especially rewarding for teachers looking to learn innovative methodologies and strategies, connect with their peers, or simply check out new materials and products to bring to their students. However, traveling to conferences can also be costly, so teachers should choose the best events to impact their students. We took at look at some of the top art ed conferences in 2017.
In the recent years, teachers and parents have seen a push for project-based learning. While project-based learning clearly has significant benefits for learners, it is recognized that integrating art into this learning method has substantial advantages. We took a look at integrating the arts with project-based learning.