On Fri, 11 Oct 1996, Susan T. Palfrey wrote:
> I agree wholeheartedly with Walter's assessment of Printshop. I have
> middle school students working in Corel 6 doing pretty sophisticated work.
> They love the challenge as well as the options that are available. Fractal
> Design "Painter" is also an excellent product as are the Adobe programs.
> All three are available on either Mac or PC. The one real advantage of
> Corel (for me) is the cost factor. I can afford a PC computer with enough
> power and memory to run Corel 6 well. Corel comes with a draw program,
> paint program, & other bundled programs. "Painter" is a paint program...
> and Adobe has lots of programs, but each are sold separately as far as I
> know. The Corel software is also significantly cheaper even with educator
> discounts. (Educator discounts are also available for all 3).
> > From: Walter Carl Holland <wholland>
> > To: FridaArt
> > Cc: artsednet
> > Subject: Re: graphics programs for children
> > Date: Thursday, October 10, 1996 10:18 PM
> > Printshop is not a graphics progam but rather a cut and paste progam.
> > The true programs and some of the best are Adobe products, Fractel
> > Designs "Dabbler" (great for students), corel. Add a Wacom board or any
> > pen board and the Student really can work in the real world of computer
> > graphic design.
> > On Sun, 6 Oct 1996 FridaArt wrote:
> > > I am looking for information on what's new and exciting in computer
> > > programs for kids and adolescents. I already know about Printshop
> Deluxe, but
> > > am wondering if there is anything newer and more sophisticated.
> > >
> > > Any information will be very helpful. thanks!
> > >