General & Miscellaneous Art, Craft & Design Resources
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escapemotions_flame.png

http://www.escapemotions.com/experiments/flame/index.html
#art
#digitalart
Make beautiful and interesting patterns and art with this great tool which makes virtual flames.
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bomomo.png

http://bomomo.com/
#art
#digitalart
Make interesting patterns with circles.


A wonderful website showcasing the life and work of Salvador Dali. View a vast collection of his as large, quality images.
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zefrank_flowers.png

http://www.zefrank.com/flowers/
#art
#digitalart
#flower
Make your own flower patterns with this clever little website.
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https://wbx-files.s3.amazonaws.com/jacksonpollock_by_miltos_manetas.swf
#art
#digitalart
#artist
Create your own Jackson Pollock style pictures using this tool.
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http://www.sketchcast.com/
#sketch
#share
#video
#draw
Make a video of your or your children's online sketches with SketchCast. Not easy using a mouse, but much better 'art' can be made using an interactive whiteboard.



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kyucon_qblock.png

http://kyucon.com/qblock
#3d
#model
Make 3d block models with this ease to use application.
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sketch_odopod.png

http://www.sketch.odopod.com
#draw
#sketch
Make some great art sketches with this online drawing application. The way that this is design means that even a few swirls and marks on the page look artful. Browse hundreds of users made sketches.
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http://www.picassohead.com/create.html
#caricatures
#portrait
#art
#artist
Create a portrait in the style of Picasso with this simple to use, click and drag resource.
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mylearning_portrait.png

http://www.mylearning.org/interactive.asp?journeyid=144&resourceid=194
#caricatures
#portrait
#art
Make stylised sketch caricatures using this great tool from My Learning.
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http://www.colourlovers.com/
#colour
#palette
A website dedicated to colour and design with a range of themes, background and ideas for your website and art designs.
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http://www.googleartproject.com
#museum
#painting
#art
View virtual art galleries from around the world with this great Google resource.

http://www.magnoliabox.com/
A commercial fine art site with allows users to search and view near full screen images.

http://www.saatchionline.com/
A site where budding artist post their work. For us educators, the site offers a huge collection of great artwork to use in class.

http://www.artsonia.com/
Billed as the biggest online art museum for children's work, Artsonia is a great site for browsing for ideas to do with your class.

http://www.vatican.va/various/cappelle/sistina_vr/index.html
A virtual recreation of the Sistine Chapel. Simply Stunning.

http://www.myoats.com/
An interesting drawing tool for making beautiful patterns.

http://www.en.origami-club.com/index.html
Origami Club is a great site with step by step instructions for creating 1,000s of works of art. [Be aware - Site contains advertising]

http://www.anamorphosis.com/software.html
Make anamorphosis Art with this downloadable resource.

http://www.origami-fun.com/origami-for-kids.html
Origami Fun is a site showing paper folding novices how to make impressive art. [Be aware - Site contains advertising]

http://www.monet2010.com/
A superb interactive site featuring work of the artist Monet.
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http://paintmap.com/
#map
#art
#paintings
Find paintings from all over the world by their geographical location with this great Google maps mashup. Great for location-based project work.

http://www.inventionatplay.org/playhouse_tinker.html
Design an invention to carry the ball to the goal.

http://www.howtoons.com/
How Toons is a site which shows children how to do and make things giving the instructions as comic books. Great for D&T projects.

http://cp.c-ij.com/en/contents/1006/
A superb site of many 3D models templates downloadable as a PDF.

http://www.activitytv.com/
A good site with hundreds of science, cooking and art videos which show you and your class how to make some great creations.
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http://www.picturedots.com/make/makePuzzle.html
#dottodot
#drawing
#print
#picture
#pdf
A great tool to make dot to dot pictures by tracing the outline of an uploaded image and print.
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tate_kids.png

http://kids.tate.org.uk/
#art
#gallery
This is the kids page of the world famous Tate Art Galleries site with lots of great resources and information.
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escapemotions_fluid_painter.png

http://www.escapemotions.com/experiments/fluid_painter/index.html
#art
#fluid
#digitalart
#science
A lovely, easy way to make art with this fluid painter. Just disturb the layers to make them mix. Good for demonstrating convection currents in science.
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escapemotions_fields.png

http://www.escapemotions.com/experiments/fields/index.html
#art
#digitalart
#science
A unique way to create art and patterns using virtual magnetic fields. Adjust the fields to change the pattern.
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artfinder.png

http://www.artfinder.com/
#art
#paintings
A beautiful site where you can find and share pieces of fine art.
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playbasedlearning.png

http://www.playbasedlearning.com.au/
#art
#craft
#activity
#design
A really useful activities, arts and craft site. A great place to spark ideas.
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robertsabuda.png

http://www.robertsabuda.com/popmake/index.asp
#cards
#craft
A great site with instructions of how to make all types popup cards. That my card Christmas/Easter sorted!
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freekidscrafts.png

http://www.freekidscrafts.com/
#art
#craft
#design
Feeling crafty? You will be after seeing this superb child focused art and craft site.
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open2_diyscience_mangonel_index.png

http://www.open2.net/diyscience/mangonel/index.html
#catapult
#d&t
#science
#history
An interesting construction project to make a catapult from the Open University. View the historical and scientific background. Don't test it near windows.
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bbc_arts_yourpaintings.png

http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/
#paintings
#art
#gallery
A great site from the BBC which plans to digitise 200,000 painting from galleries across the country and make them freely available.
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looledo.png

http://www.looledo.com/
#art
#craft
#design
#video
A site with a vast number of art and craft videos, perfect to use in class or great ideas for class activities. Particularly like Boris the Bull!
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flowers2mail.png

http://www.flowers2mail.com/
#flowers
#art
#email
#design
Design a virtual bouquet of flowers and send them by email or print them as quick and simple cards for events like Mother's Day.

Drawing, Painting & Designing Applications
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http://sharedspaces.googlelabs.com/gallery/app?app_id=80001
#draw
#paint
#chat
#google
Children can draw pictures and chat about them at the same time with this good tool from Google labs.

http://artpad.art.com/artpad/painter/
Art Pad Painter is a nice simple online paining application. Great for younger children and good for whiteboards.

http://www.dreezle.com/
A very simple drawing site.

http://www.wiiplayable.com/playgame.php?gameid=230
A great drawing site which is simple to use. It has a great feature of playing back how the drawing was drawn. [Be aware - Site contains advertising]

http://www.psykopaint.com/index.html
Psyko Paint turn photos into real works of art with amazing results. Not just a 'touch of a button' tool, but the personal touch makes all the difference.
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http://graffiticreator.net/htm/black/chrome5.htm
http://graffiticreator.net/htm/black/jedimind.htm
http://graffiticreator.net/htm/black/mindgem.htm
http://graffiticreator.net/htm/black/wavy.htm
http://graffiticreator.net/htm/black/potent.htm
http://graffiticreator.net/htm/black/oldschool.htm
http://graffiticreator.net/htm/black/throwup.htm
http://graffiticreator.net/htm/black/flava.htm
http://graffiticreator.net/htm/black/bubbles.htm
#graffiti
#art
#text
#display
A collection of virtual graffiti makers with lots of options and great for displays.

http://www.crayola.com/coloring_application/
A nice simple drawing/painting resource from Crayola. Lots of colours and lots of tools.

http://sprintsweets.com/
Design a Gingerbread man with colourful sweets. Great fun. A lovely activity if you are looking at the Gingerbread man in KS1. Avoid if you are dieting!
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thisissand.png

http://thisissand.com/
#art
#design
A lovely, simple site for making art with virtual sand. Takes me back to my childhood.
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sketchfu.png

http://sketchfu.com/draw
#draw
#animation
#sketch
SketchFu is a great drawing program that lets you playback how the picture was drawn. Great for art classes.
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http://repperpatterns.com/tool/
#kaleidoscope
#image
#art
A great tool which makes kaleidoscope-like patterns using images from the site your images you upload. The basics are free, but 'paid for' features are available.

Digital Artworks
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http://www.adobemuseum.com/index.php
#digitalart
#art
#flash
The Adobe museum of digital art is a visually stunning site showing the art limited only by the imagination. Site requires a good computer to run well.

http://www.endlessmural.com/
Create your own amazing digital artwork with just a few mouse gestures and share it online. Great to use on whiteboards.

Tutorial & Guides for 'Offline' Art
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http://www.drawspace.com/
A great 'how to draw' art site. Resources are free except the 'Online classroom' section. Download guides a