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Digital Sketchbooks: Using tablets to support a museum art visit

This series of 5 short videos gives an overview of incorporating an iPad or tablet into a museum visit. The aim of these videos is to show how the use of iPads and tablets in a museum or classroom should not be a daunting one, but rather how the traditional paper sketchbook can work hand-in-hand with its touchscreen counterpart. The podcasts outline the use of three artistic apps - 123d Catch, Brushes 3 and Pic Collage. The series takes the viewer through each application and an expert gives advice and best use tips for each one. For further information and supporting PDF teaching resources visit: http://www.ashmolean.org/education/dsketchbooks/

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Introduction - iPads as a learning and research tool In this short introductory video, Helen and Adrian outline the key aims of the series of films and start to explain how iPads and tablets can effectively be used in a museum visit or in a classroom. Adrian Brooks, Helen Ward 22 Jul 2014
2 Pic Collage - gathering, researching and editing on a tablet This short film gives an overview of the Pic Collage app. Pic Collage allows the user to collect images, collate and edit them and then export for further work. Helen Ward explains more. Helen Ward, Adrian Brooks 23 Jul 2014
3 123d Catch - creating 3D images with an iPad or tablet 123d Catch is a piece of 3D modelling software that allows you to create high quality, rotating 3D images on an ipad by taking a series of pictures around the object. This short video explains how to get started. Adrian Brooks, Tim Dobson, Helen Ward 23 Jul 2014
4 Brushes 3 - Creating a visual masterpiece on an iPad Brushes 3 is a dynamic, versatile drawing app with many features that you would expect to find on a sophisticated photo editing package. Adrian explains how it can benefit student work and how to get started with making your own art. Adrian Brooks 23 Jul 2014
5 Conclusion - taking iPads and tablets into the classroom In this film, Adrian and Helen give their personal reflections on the apps and how iPads and tablets can be best integrated into classroom art teaching as well as museum visits. Helen Ward, Adrian Brooks 23 Jul 2014