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Big Huge Labs
What is Big Huge Labs?
A free Web 2.0 site,
Big Huge Labs
contains numerous tools for creating cool effects with images. It's easy-to-use steps help students create projects in just a few minutes. Some of the tools offered include:
Motivator - make motivational posters
Pop Art Poster - create a 9 panel false color poster from an image
Magazine Cover - create your own cover with headlines for the magazine (see example below)
Movie Poster - choose a photo, title and credits
Hockneyizer - create a unique photo collage in the style of David Hockney
Badge Maker - make an ID card, press pass, or name tag
Calendar - create monthly calendars from photos
Trading Card - use photos and add your own text and symbols
Captioner - add your own combic book style captions to an image
Billboard - add a photo and a message to a billboard
View the tutorial on the right to help you get started and have fun creating!
Classroom Integration Ideas:
Students can use photographs or scanned artwork to create
Magazine Cover Creator at Big Huge Labs
Movie posters of book characters
Trading cards at the beginning of the year so the class can get to know each other
Trading cards of animal facts, habitats, explorers, or Famous Americans
Trading cards as a book trailer
Motivator posters of a character trait
Billboards to illustrate messages for Earth Day or conservation
Motivator posters of vocabulary words
Pop art poster or Hockneyizer for art class
Badges for people students are studying
Movie posters of historical events
Movie poster of a book/novel study
Billboards or motivator posters of places (habitats, ancient civilizations) as if created by a travel agency
Billboard creator at Big Huge Labs
help on how to format text
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