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Re: graphics programs for children

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Walter Carl Holland (wholland)
Fri, 11 Oct 1996 23:41:31 -0500 (CDT)

Adobe is bundled now but it is not cheap and it does take alot of machine
to react quickly but it does alot. A new pentium machine 2.1 gig
harddrive writable CD rom is on order for our studio classroom 8,500 but
We were able to convince tht powers of the needs and benefits. For you
out ther that think we are sacrificing the tradiditional arts. we have a
3500 square foot studio with metal area furnace 3kilns darkroom clean
area clay area and lots of storage with our owm junk yard and we are
working on a sculpture garden

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
> graphics
> > > 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!
> > >