I learned from Paul Hamilton on Twitter about an augmented reality app that I plan on using to replace HP Reveal called EyeJack app. It has a creator app for the mac desktop and an app for your device. You set up a trigger, overlay, and option audio in the creator then scan the QR code it generates to load the effect (the first time). Look at the tweet below to see what my cover page looks like when you scan the QR code in the app.
When I first started teaching I would do an introductory lesson with my kindergartners that involved mixing the primary colors and symmetry by squirting paint on paper, folding it, and turning it into a butterfly. See how this is done from Theresa Gillespie's post here. She calls the lesson an oldie but a goodie and I agree. My interest in this lesson revived after running across a photo collage image in a Shutterfly ad (on right below). I started to rethink this lesson. Here are my new plans for two ways of creating this lesson.
Digital art and photo collage:
Physical art and photo collage:
See this post of Kindergarten butterflies
P.S. If you include the whole body in the photo then these images can be used for a flying animation.
Video tutorial showing how to layer images in Superimpose app
Video tutorial showing how to use the symmetry function in Sketchbook express
I explored an alternate way of creating these butterflies by using bilateral symmetry in Amaziograph app and adding a silhouette using superimpose app. I have a tutorial for silhouettes in this post: http://drydenart.weebly.com/fugleblog/silhouettes-with-superimpose-app
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