Faces iMake – Right Brain Creativity
By iMagine machine LLC
As a learner what strategies work best for you? Are you left or right brained? At this point are you wondering what that means? If you are left brained then you like talking and writing, you are a planned and structured person and tend to control your feelings. If however you are a right brain individual then you are spontaneous, prefer drawing and manipulating and respond well to demonstrated instructions. iMagine Machine creator of Faces iMake have your hemispheric dominance, right or left brained, literally in the palm of your hands as you explore your creativity via your iPad device running iOS4.2 or later. The creative juices of this application was developed alongside renowned artist, educator and author, Hanoch Piven. Faces iMake integrates a creative style of art as it entangles various benchmark assessments necessary for elementary students. It explores various elements and principals of design: color, line, shape and space.
No matter where you piece of art comes from, it can be manipulated in a variety of ways. As art is dropped onto the green canvas, users will immediately notice a dotted circle and a new toolbar. Images can be cloned, locked in place, reversed, stacked, deleted and rotated. Users will be manipulating and developing their fine motor skills as they make tapping movements like pinching, expanding and dragging. As you imagine, build, giggle and smile, your artist does not have to be finished just yet. Creations can be saved and shared to your iPad, emailed or posted to a Facebook account. If however you want to take it one step further, share it via Tap2print. Tap2print will turn your creation into a puzzle that can be purchased. The artist inside you can now be manipulated in a whole new way. An artist does not have to have a paint brush in their hand. Art is taught in a variety of ways and Faces iMake is making that possible. As a parent and educator, Applicable2U is impressed with the educational possibilities that this application has to offer. Whatever your child or student “imakes” it can then be integrated with a creative writing piece, thus stimulating those left brained students.
As we tried new things with this application, Applicable2U would definitely give it two thumbs up! This is an application that does not focus on a particular age group, it’s for all to enjoy and learn from. If you would like to learn more about iMagine machine, please visit their website here. What faces do you make? Put them to art today by downloading Faces iMake HD to your iTunes library today.