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Fresh Paint

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 Using Fresh Paint

 Installed Software Icon

Installed Software:

Tool is installed on BCPS computers and does not collect any user information.







This information last checked: 10/21/2016





Getting Started  From the Fresh Paint page in the app store:  "Fresh Paint is a fun and easy to use painting app with the right tools for artists of all ages.  We believe that brilliant, creative ideas can come from anyone, anytime. It’s time to set your creativity free. Create original artwork, turn photos into beautiful paintings... From whimsical pictures of your friends to amazing landscapes, Fresh Paint enables you to create anything."  This app is available for Windows 8 devices.


Learning How  

Check out these Frequently Asked Questions


Ten minute tutorial of Fresh Paint on YouTube



Ideas for Use   

  • Extend student understanding of art concepts such as hue, value, blending, etc. without worrying about the cost and mess of materials.
  • Students can use the colored pencil tool to sketch ideas for a final drawing or other project. 
  • A blank Fresh Paint canvas is perfect as a whiteboard tool to mind map, brainstorm, or problem solve.
  • Photographs can be imported and effects applied to make "original" works of art for use in presentations. 




Provide multiple means of

Representation (Content)


Provide multiple means of

Action and Expression (Product)

  Using a tool such as Screencast-o-Matic in combination with Fresh Paint,  a student can create a simple screencast to demonstrate a drawing technique or work out a math problem.    

Provide multiple means of

Engagement (Process)

Students are given the opportunity to brainstorm or sketch an idea and may use Fresh Paint instead of paper and pencil.     




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