Art and Music

Art Interactives
Build Your Wild Self
Make a Car
Mr. Picasohead
Snowflake Maker

ABCya Animation CreatorArtPad   ArtPad, where you create art as unique as you are.
3-D Twirler  Create 3D art
Brushster  An online painting machine with more than forty brushes, customizable size, transparency, texture, and stroke options. A rainbow palette, along with a toolbox of special effects that blur, ripple, smudge, blend, and fragment your designs.   Click the Auto button and let the computer generate some paintings for you.
Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
Collage Machine   Make art collages.  Click the Auto button for ideas.
Color With Leo  This site aims to nurture a child’s boundless creativity and insatiable curiosity. A young Leonardo da Vinci, Leo, guides them through interactive games and activities as they learn the principles of art and other vital educational skills.
DoppleMe   Create a graphical likeness of yourself, your friends, family or any group of people for use as an avatar in forums, instant messenger, blogs and almost anywhere else on the web.
Dutch House   Create your own online Dutch House, a “poppenhuis” or dollhouse from 17th and 18th century Holland.  Paintings by well-known artists such as Pieter de Hooch, Gerard ter Borch, Jan Steen, and Johannes Vermeer spring to life as you mix and match colorful characters, create decorative objects, and explore the kitchen, living quarters, artist’s studio, and courtyard of this make-believe Dutch house.
Draw a Stick Man
Eduscapes Arts Links
Faces and Places   Create a portrait or landscape painting.  Experiment with perspective, composition, color, and scale.
Flow   A motion painting machine
Getty Games
Jungle by NGA Kids   Create an imaginary landscape; mix and match the animals, control the weather and lighting conditions, or construct flowers, trees, and plants. An “AUTO” button generates random compositions, so you can sample program options and experiment with special effects as a starting point for your own designs. Inspired by the paintings of French artist Henri Rousseau.
Kids Sites  A collection of fun art websites.
Museum of Web Art
National Gallery of Art  Interactive art that you can make online.
Photo Op   Introduces you to digital photography and digital photo editing. Use the virtual camera to create snapshots and explore lighting, focus, shutter speed, and compositional effects. Use the editor to create complex artistic compositions by experimenting with mirror effects, color tints, blending tools, collage-like layering options, and other special effects. To keep a digital copy of your art, take a screenshot or print to PDF.
Pigments Through the Ages  See how art historians use technology to learn from the paintings of the masters.
Pixlr  Online photo editor
Sea-Saws  Select photographs of natural and man-made objects, then assemble the pieces to create a seascape or an abstract composition. The Build tool helps you construct animated characters; add them to your scene as still objects, movers, rockers, or rollers. Hit the green Play button to set the scene in motion.
Still Life  Create your own Masterpiece like the paintings of the old masters. Explore spatial arrangement, perspective, proportion, and balance while creating engaging, interactive still life compositions that mix everyday objects with elements borrowed from famous works of art.  Add and manipulate textured ‘brushstrokes” that give their art a more abstract, painterly quality. A slideshow features photographs of real still life paintings and related art objects.
Swatchbox  Mix and draw with millions of colors.
TuxPaint   Download this free drawing and creativity tool to play at home. (At school, go to Software Tools to play.)
Wallovers  Create symmetrical designs painted on a virtual wall. Select a square or hexagonal grid and choose a pattern and background color, then watch what happens as you draw. Change the brush size or color to vary the patterns. The rainbow brush cycles through colors as you hold down the mouse. You can print, or save your picture by taking a screenshot.
Wolfram Demonstrations Project  Interactive art and optical illusions softwar