Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Writing and Drawing

Happy Valentine’s Day to all you writers and artists. Use these tools to help create your fairytales, create friends and draw something special. These sites are great for young writers and artists of any age!

Set the Mood
Key parts of writing is setting the stage. Use these free online sites to create a photo collage with images that capture the mood of a story your are reading or writing.
• Photovisi: http://www.photovisi.com/ - Online Photo Collage
• Picture Trail: http://www.picturetrail.com/sfx/flicks/sample - Online Photo Flick Slideshow

Draw the Scene
Using the descriptions from the story, draw your interpretation of the important places in the story. Explain their significance.
• Odo Sketch: http://sketch.odopod.com/ - Draw your own charcoal drawing. Click play and have it replay the drawing!
• Picture a Story: http://www.artofstorytelling.org/kiosk/ - Choose your Genre, Choose your characters, add props and record your story!
• DoInk: http://www.doink.com/ - Create animation and Make your own friends! What could be better?

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