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Flame – fun drawing tool

Posted by rosiemacalpine on February 19, 2010

Drawing and painting websites are particularly well suited to the IWB, as you can use a pen instead of the cluminess of a mouse to draw. Flame is great fun, as you don’t need artistic talent to produce something that looks beautiful.

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You use your pen to draw beautiful coloured frames on the board. I found the controls interesting but a little frustrating as I didn’t understand all the options. A hint: if you just want to get started, this is the only control you need to change the colour.

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When you are feeling a bit more adventurous, you can try changing the other effects. Refreshing the page will reset your setting back to the original. Have fun! This would make a great before school activity for a middle/ upper primary class as it involves lots of problem solving and experimenting to learn how to manipulate the controls.

Website: http://www.escapemotions.com/experiments/flame/index.html

Found on MakeUseOf blog: http://www.makeuseof.com/dir/flame-flame-paintings/

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