Guidelines Special Challenge:​:​

Create a Digital Art for a Marine Animal with Sound

Overview Details

Outline of task

Step 1: Choose a marine species or the ocean for your digital art

You can choose one from the list below, but it’s not required.

  • Species in the Spotlight: Saving the Most Endangered Marine Animals
    • Click here to find out more information 
  • Ocean Animals for Kids | Learn all about the Animals and Plants that Live in the Ocean
    • Click here to find out more information 
  • Marine Mammals
    • Click here to find out more information
  • Marine Mammals and their fascinating facts | Learning with Sarah | Educational videos for kids
    • Click here to find out more information

Step 2: Conduct research on your chosen marine species or ocean and find out

  • Facts about the marine species
  • Facts about its species/living organisms
  • Facts about the human impact on the survival of the marine species
  • Ideas about how marine species and the ocean can be protected

Step 3: Choose the materials you would like to use to make your digital art 

Software

  • Adobe Photoshop: One of the most popular tools used for digital painting and image editing. 
  • Corel Painter: Known for its natural and organic brush tools.
  • Mid-journey 

Hardware

  • Graphics Tablets: Devices like the Wacom Intuos, Wacom Cintiq, or Huion tablets. 
  • Stylus-Enabled Devices: iPad Pro with Apple Pencil
  • Computer with internet

Step 4: Create your digital art!

  • Find out as much as you can about their background information.
  • Get creative!
  • Think about how you can make your art stand out.
  • Choose colors and different elements that will make others say, ‘Wow’!  
  • Use words as messages to grab the reader’s attention! 
  • Finally, remember to make the reader feel their emotions! For then they will protect what they love.

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