Visual Arts Resources

Image Search

Tag Galaxy


Flickr - Very popular online photo management and sharing application
Flickr Creative Commons Collections of images by Flickr users have chosen to share their work under creative commons licensing.
Flickr Telford Art Photostream Marga's Photostream
Shozu is an application for taking photos with your mobile phone and sending them straight to your Flickr account

Word Imagery Tools

Spell with Flickr
Fontstruct construct your own font with this great online toolset

Painting and Drawing

Tux Paint
Art for ipad and iphone

Creative Commons

Creative Commons


Voicethread Create a video that can be collaboratively voice annotated if you wish. Also works for documents and images. Click here for lots of examples. Click here for an explanation of Ed Voicethread (the educator version)
Voicethreads in Education Art Appreciation
Primary school children talk about Mondrian inspired artwork
Grafitti - Art or Vandalism? - junior school example\
secondary ceramics example

Scanning Tips

Experiments in scanning 3D objects

Screen Capture freeware


Art Blogs Examples

Drawn! The illustration and cartooning blog
A painting a day blog by Duane Keiser
Art process blog by Duane Keiser
Draw Mike Manley's daily studio blog


Closr.itzoom in and share your images online for free

Google Earth

Google Earth
Museo del prado overlay
Also consider turning on the 3D Buildings Layer, 360 degree cities layer and Panoramio photo layer

Assessement Tools

Rubistarrubric maker

Other websites of interest

The red room company combine poetry and art in a range of projects and involve schools in many of them.

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