My comic strip for #Iste Daily Leader using @drawcast @PsExpress and Comic Touch #edtech

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There was a comic contest for the education technology conference, ISTE12 not too long ago. I unfortunately wasn’t selected for my work to be displayed in their magazine Daily Leader – but now I’d like to show you how I was able to make this digital art.

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7th grade student gallery of @HansolHuh TypeDrawing contour sketches #mlearning #edapp #edtech #artsed

7th grade BWMS art students learned about the basics of line when it came to Contour drawing in class

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Students learned the basics of Contour drawing and Blind Contour, to help them focus on the edges of their subject, to not pick up their pencil/marker and to increase their observation skills.

Students first did some basic contour sketches of their hand, and then they received their Ipod to use the free version of TypeDrawing

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After receiving their Ipod, students were show the basics of the app, including typing in words to help describe their subject (whether a self-portrait or a neighbor), pick some colors and then be sure to export their image.

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Some students even had time to download a picture of their favorite celebrity, and then import it as a background image. The students got a firmer grasp on contour drawing by tracing the edges of the celebrity, and then dropping the opacity of the image down to nothing so they could see just their sketch.

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