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Imagination Cubed
http://www.imaginationcubed.com/ 

Want to draw with a friend? This site allows you and a buddy in another location to share drawing space.

Tux Paint

http://tuxpaint.org/ 

Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children. Kids are presented with a blank canvas and a variety of drawing tools to help them be creative.

Gliffy
http://www.gliffy.com/ 

Draw share and edit flow charts, diagrams, technical drawings.

Scriblink
http://scriblink.com/ 

An online collaborative whiteboard

ToonDoo

http://www.toondoo.com/ 

Create your own comic strips. Lots of backgrounds, characters and props to choose from. Save favorites and search by tag to see what others have created.

ArtisanCam

http://www.artisancam.org.uk/pages/activities/zone/
A wide variety of art and activities are available here including virual sculpture, jewelry making, card design, ceramics, screen printing.

Art Pad and Sketch Pad
http://artpad.art.com/artpad/painter

http://www.onlinesketchpad.com/

Art Pad and Sketch Pad are designed for free hand doodling and drawing. Art Pad offers a few more options than Sketch Pad, specifically Art Pad allows you to selectively erase parts of a drawing while Sketch Pad's only erase option erases the entire drawing.

Aviary

http://aviary.com/ 

Edit images, create special effects, design logos, find colors, collaborate, and more. All from your Firefox browser.

BeFunky
http://www.befunky.com/ 

Create an instant drawing or painting from a digital photograph.

Bonomo
http://bomomo.com/ 

Anyone can create a masterpiece with this tool: abstract, string art, fun shapes. In fact, Bonomo starts drawing without you!

theBroth
http://www.thebroth.com/home.html
collaborative artspace...interact with others all over the world!

Brushter
http://www.nga.gov/kids/zone/brushster.htm
from the National Gallery of Art

Canvastic.net
http://www.canvastic.com/net/ 

Online version of Canvastic's desktop software. Draw, paint and publish pages.

CoSketch
http://cosketch.com/

Collaborative drawing tool. Anything you paint will instantly show up for all other connected users. One click to save an image permanently (bb- and html-codes automaticly generated for simple posting on forums or on your blog).

Creately
http://creately.com/ 

Helps you draw anything! See a variety of example here.

CubeScape
http://www.themaninblue.com/experiment/Cubescape/new.php
Virtual legos!

DabbleBoard
http://www.dabbleboard.com/main
Virtual whiteboard that can be edited collaboratively in real time.

DigitalDrawn
http://www.digitaldrawn.nl/drawing/online.htm
Design and send your own ecards. Clipart and photo uploads supported, too.

DrawHere
http://drawhere.com/
Lets you draw on any webpage and other DrawHere users can see what you have drawn.

DrawGreetings
http://www.drawgreetings.com/ 

Draw a picture, add some text, and print at Zazzle or email your greeting card.

Favicon Icon Drawing Program
http://www.somacon.com/p44.php
Draw your own favicon for your URLs

FlashPaint
http://www.flashpaint.com/ 

an online art application with a place for the “painter” to write about his/her creation and then can save the painting and the writing to the gallery. You’re given a url for both that can be posted on an online journal or blog.

Google SketchUp

http://sketchup.google.com/product/gsu.html 

FREE 3D drawing tools (downloadable software)

Graffiti Creator
http://www.graffiticreator.net/html/creator5.htm
Funky fonts your students will love. Simply type in a word and hit Enter and out comes a designed font ready for you to convert into beautiful art. Use an array of various tools to enhance your logotype to make it really special and unique.

Imaginary City
http://kids.tate.org.uk/games/my-imaginary-city/ 

Create your own or see what others have imagined!

Jackson Pollock

http://www.jacksonpollock.org/
Abstract magic!

Jungle Art
http://www.nga.gov/kids/zone/jungle.htm
from National of Art...create your own jungle!

Kerpoof
http://www.kerpoof.com/ 

Draw, color and share from your browser. Ideas and lesson plans for teachers, too.

Mutapic
http://www.mutapic.com/
To create new pictures use the Generate mode and to modify existing pictures use the Mutation mode.

MyDrawings
http://mydrawings.com/ 

Pick a spot and start drawing or add to the work others have started.

National Gallery of Art's Interactive Tools
http://www.nga.gov/kids/zone/ 

Create collages, paintings, a mobile, a still life and more.

Odosketch
http://sketch.odopod.com/ 

Sketching/drawing tool with playback to show exactly how the drawing was constructed. Gallery of images, too

Paintbox
http://www.nga.gov/kids/zone/paintbox.htm 
NGAkids
PaintBox is fun for kids of all ages

Pencake
http://www.pencake.com/
Draw and send e-cards.

Pixlr

http://www.pixlr.com/app/ 

Create and/or edit images online.

QlipBoard
http://www.qlipmedia.com/ 

Draw or upload drawings and photos and then add narration and/or music

Queeky
http://www.queeky.com/ 

Draw, paint, share.

Scribblar
http://www.scribblar.com/ 

A collaboartive whiteboard with audio and chat

Scribbler
http://www.zefrank.com/scribbler/ 

"A generative illustration toy"

Scribbls

http://www.scribbls.com/ 
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cribble and image with online tools. "Take any two things drawn by Scribbls members, and draw what happens when you mix them. If something you need for that perfect before and after idea of yours hasn't been drawn yet, you can draw that yourself, too!" Can be fun, but not all scribbls are appropriate for student viewing. Probably best used as an idea starter!

Scriblink
http://scriblink.com/ 

An online collaborative whiteboard (one of the top five)

SketchCast
http://www.sketchcast.com/ 

Record a sketch with or without voice. Explain something, have fun, or create art. Then embed the sketch player in your blog, wiki or webpage.

TinyDesign
http://www.tinydesigner.com/ 

a full featured design and drawing tool

Twiddla

http://www.twiddla.com/ 

Team whiteboarding and virtual meeting space.

Viscosity

http://windowseat.ca/viscosity/index.php
Lets you create and share your own works of art.

SketchFu
http://sketchfu.com/
Where you can draw and share.

SketchPad
http://www.onlinesketchpad.com/
Scribble. Doodle. Draw.

SnowFlaker
http://www.protozone.net/ASHOCK/AJSNOW.html
Generate snowflakes with a touch of the e mouse.

Animations


Anithings
http://anithings.typepad.com/betainstall/index.html
helps create animated stories. The program, now in beta, downloads to your computer and uses Adobe Air (another free software installation.) Currently the program is free, and there is a video overview and downloadable Getting Started Guide (pdf) available on the Anithings site.

Doink
http://www.doink.com/ 

Create, collaborate, explore and share animations.

Domo Animation
http://domo.goanimate.com/
From the makers of GoAnimate. Somewhat simpler, but you can't upload your own backgrounds, characters or sounds. A good starter tool.

FlipBook
http://www.benettonplay.com/toys/flipbookdeluxe/guest.php
Create an online filip book with up to 100 pages

Flow

http://www.nga.gov/kids/zone/flow.htm
A motion painting machine. Create and playback.

FluxTime Studio
http://fluxtime.com/animate.php
An online animation tool for kids

GoAnimate

http://goanimate.com/
Easy to use animation tool with soundtracks, multiple characters and backgrounds to choose from.

Kerpoof

http://www.kerpoof.com/ 

Owned and operated by Disney. Check out their What's New and How-To pages to learn more about what you can do with Kerpoof.

Moovi
http://www.moovl.co.uk/
is a "unique online tool which teachers and pupils can use to draw, animate and apply physical properties to objects in order to bring their pictures and words to life. Let them discover what happens when they make a ball even bouncier, a hippo even heavier or the word shiver actually shiver."

Phun

http://phun.cs.umu.se/wiki/Download
Downloadable drawng, painting, animation and creativity tool--a ‘playground’ where students can be creative while learning about physics principles such as resistance, friction, energy, gravity, force, etc.

PicTabs
http://roxik.com/pictaps/index.html
Draw and animate!

Xtranormal
http://xtranormal.com/ 

"If you can type, you can make a movie." (They are right!) Free in beta.

ZimmerTwins
http://www.zimmertwins.com/ 

Animation creation for elementary students