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Crush on Creativity With Procreate: Next Level

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 115A

Explore and create: Exploratory Creation lab
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Art Instructor
School District of Philadelphia
Laurie Doran is an artist, & arts educator. Passionate about art, technology and the intersection of the two. The classroom Is a place to nurture imagination and curiosity, while making learning relevant and fun. She seeks to make connection to community, advocating for the arts to educate, enlighten & connect. ADE2019

Session description

In 2022, I presented a beginner's guide to Procreate. This year, I will build on the basics with some tips and tricks to level-up your creations. Learn about masks, selections and transformations, adjustments and simple animation. We will dive deeper, create and learn together.

Purpose & objective

How can Procreate support creativity in your classroom???
Attendees will see the power of Procreate to allow for creativity across discipline and age groups through examples of student work
Attendees will be shown how to use the tools in Procreate to create with guided practice.
Participants will explore the tools for themselves with opportunity to ask questions or share insights with peer.
Attendees will be given resources to support integration in their classroom.

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15-20 minutes:
Introduction to the power of Procreate to allow for creativity across discipline and age groups.
Assess for prior experience.
Share example of artist/student work.
15 Minutes:
Demonstrate the tools with guided practice.
15 Minutes:
Allow time for participants to explore, create, and share experiences,
5 Minutes
Q&A, wrap up. Share out of resources.

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Supporting research

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Session specifications

Creativity & curation tools
Grade level:
Skill level:
Attendee devices:
Devices required
Attendee device specification:
Tablet: iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials:
*Apple Pencil is a bonus but not mandatory
Subject area:
Performing/visual arts
ISTE Standards:
For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
  • Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.