Create an animation online with ABCya! Animate ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games. ABCya’s award-winning Preschool computer games and apps are conceived and realized under the direction of a certified technology education teacher, and have been trusted by parents and teachers for ten years. Cartooning I have admired the work of Jochen Gerner for a while now. His style is pure cartooning — taking the complex, and abstracting it into something simple. This minimalist, geometric approach to drawing is not limited to just the design of characters and objects, but also to the layout of the illustrations themselves. The illustrations become diagrams, allowing the viewer to take in a lot of information at a glance. Looking through his sketchbooks reveals the mind of an artist constantly honing his illustrative shorthand, and his own cartooning vocabulary.
Batch Picture Resize An easy-to-use and free tool for batch resizing of JPG pictures and photos. Configuration The size of output pictures is controlled by the name of the application. The Secret to Selecting the Perfect Soundtrack for Your Video, Every Time by PowToon! This is a post by Guest Contributors Ron Passaro and Shawn P. Russel from Audio Verite. Ok, so you’re making a video. Or, if you already have, great! But, now you want to add music. This is, of course, a smart idea.
Ten Tips for Cartoonists to Overcome a Creativity Slump - Coghill Cartooning - Cartooning & Illustration Blog We’ve all been there – tight deadline, or too many projects at once, or even good ol’ fashioned procrastination. Whatever the cause, you need to finish something and the ideas (and graphite) just aren’t flowing. What to do? Here’s a list of ten things that can help get you out of that creativity funk: 1. Walk Away From It Academies maintain parent confidence by offering meal information online - ParentPay Date: 29/12/2011 An increase in the number of Academies wanting to offer meal information online to parents has followed recent concerns about nutritional standards being maintained. Jamie Oliver and LACA, the school meals association, have joined the recent debate, arguing that Academies should continue to maintain healthy nutritional standards which are statutory in Local Authority controlled schools. Clint Wilson, CEO of school online payments provider ParentPay stated: “Since the recent media attention around Academies and nutritional standards, we have noticed an increasing number of schools and caterers contacting ParentPay. Many Academies want to ensure that parents remain confident in the nutritional standards of meals on offer, by making this information available to parents online.”
The Best Free / Open Source Animation Software For the most part, animation is not an expensive craft to pursue but it does come with some fairly pricey overheads when you’re first getting started out. If you’re in animation school, chances are you’ve got access to all of the equipment and software you could possibly need. But if you’re interested in kitting out your home setup with animation software, the price tag can quickly rack up.
Big Time Attic: Cartooning Tips and Tricks: Guide to Creating a Panel This post is for the beginning cartoonist who would like to see the creation of a panel demystified. This is by no means the "right" way to create a panel, just a detailed account of how I happened to create this particular panel. Click on the images for larger versions. 1. Figure out a few things before you draw: how big is the panel, how many word balloons will you need and where will they be placed?
Glyn School Glyn School is a boys' comprehensive secondary school – with a partially co-educational sixth form - in the borough of Epsom and Ewell in the English county of Surrey. The school was rated as an "outstanding" school in January 2009 and at the next, and most recent inspection in May 2012 by Ofsted, the non-ministerial government department of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools in England. History The school was originally called Epsom County Grammar School for Boys, which then was changed to Glyn County Secondary Boys Grammar School (informally Glyn Grammar). After its transformation into a comprehensive school it was named Glyn ADT and then Glyn Technology School.