7 Simple Ways to Keep Students Focused in Live Online Lessons

Teaching online live lessons are a great option for delivering learning with the familiar feel of the classroom. Students can work collaboratively, ask questions in real-time, and benefit from your explanations. It’s a good alternative to face-to-face teaching. But live lessons have their challenges. Keeping your students focused when they’re not in the same room requires ingenuity. How can you keep your students interested and engaged with so many distractions at ...

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Teaching Online: Show and Tell Reimagined

Remember the ‘good old days’? They were just weeks ago. For educators everywhere, in the space of only days, teaching has changed dramatically. And while flipped classrooms and blended learning models had already become often-used instructional options, now, in what feels like a nanosecond, nearly all primary and secondary teaching and learning became remote. Schools and districts moved with remarkable speed and focus to launch their remote learning programs. Many students ...

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Taharqa Meets Wacom — A Case Study for Taharqa Gate and A Wacom Intuos Pro review

Written by Dominique Navarro, artist at the Epigraphic Survey of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago (http://www.digital-epigraphy.com/) The North side of Taharqa's gate in the morning light (Photo by Dominique Navarro) Documenting Taharqa Gate Within the Medinet Habu Temple complex in Thebes, just north of the Small Temple and near the Sacred Lake, is an unassuming monument standing alone among the remaining rubble of an ancient mudbrick wall. Referred to as “Taharqa Gate,” ...

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Creatives at Home: Which Wacom is Best for Working from Home?

The Wacom crew is a lucky bunch: we get to work with you fabulous artists every day. And we also do a fair bit of working remotely, whether that’s from home or from various secret spots in the actual office. All of us carry a Wacom device with us wherever we go so we have several years of experience when it comes to which tablet is the best for working ...

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3D Modelling tutorials for your character development with Iris Ogli

Iris Ogli is a very talented 3D artist based in Jerusalem, Israel. Everytime you think about how to start a character, a creative block might come immediately, but Iris is here to show you how to overcome it and start creating some of the most original pieces out there with the help of Maya and Zbrush and of course, her loyal Wacom Cintiq 24.   "I have been working with Wacom Cintiq 24HD for ...

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“Little Rebel” by Anita Andriskowski

We would like to present the wonderful short film "Little Rebel" by talented student Anita Andriskowski.    The film was completely designed, illustrated and animated with the new Wacom Cintiq 16 and Photoshop in 4K. The film is extraordinary for a work of a student just second semester.   A beautiful example of what can be achieved through intrinsic motivation, passion and talent with the right tools. The Cintiq 16 played a key role ...

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We met Doaly at MCM Comic Con 2019… this is his work

Doaly is a UK based graphic designer and digital illustrator with a passion for story telling. His work is characterised by his conceptual approach to illustration and his ability to adapt his style to the most sympathetic to the subject matter.     Over the years he has created artwork for a wide range of clients including the BBC, Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucas Film, Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures, Wired and ...

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Photo Manipulation

What happens to a photo after it is shot?

If a photo has been taken of us, we just want to check our looks, maybe have another picture taken. But if we are the photographer, it is a whole different story. We just found out that one of our new staff members, Alice, loves to take pictures for fun and we asked her, to give us a short introduction into what happens, after a picture has been taken. So ...

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Playgrounds at Eindhoven: Wacom was there and this is how it went!

We are busy, busy, busy... It's Festival season and being official sponsor of so many cool events can get a little bit hectic. But we keep bringing you the best coverage of our different events from around the world... This time we were proud sponsors of Playgrounds Festival 2019 in the beautiful city of Eindhoven, in The Netherlands. The biggest event on concept art & design for film, animation and games ...

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Krisztián Tejfel self-taught digital painter

Do you remember the impressive Krisztián Tejfel?

Krisztián Tejfel is a very gifted (digital) painter uncovering the darker side of life. His way of bringing the negative emotions behind or within young, beautiful women to light is so unique and remarkable, we are thrilled each and every time we look at his works. Do you want to get to know more about him? We first introduced him almost exactly two years ago with this post, where he gave ...

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