A. Instruction - 6.7
B. Design - 8.7
C. Engagement - 7.3
Vango Art: A Top App for Viewing New Artists’ Work
Summary : A Top-Notch for Discovering Art
Vango Art is a clearinghouse for amateur artists to showcase their work to potential buyers. After launching the app, users are taken to its home screen where they can view art by categories that include by room, theme, or artist. Users can also see the art that is trending, local, or recently posted. By tapping a category, users are able to access the art. Users can then swipe sideways to view the different pieces, and they can “favorite” pieces by tapping the heart button. By “favoriting” a piece, the app bookmarks it so users can return to it by tapping the “Heart” button on the home screen. When browsing art, users can zoom in on a piece to see it in detail and read additional information about the piece and artist. Vango Art also includes a feature that allows users to envision a piece of art on their wall. To do so, users must tap the “Preview on Wall” button located under the artwork. Users then tap the “Camera” button on the top right to take a picture of a wall, import a picture of a wall, or select a sample room. Vango Art will then show a picture of the artwork on the wall. which can be shared over email, social media, and as a message. If users wish to buy a piece, they can tap the “Add to Cart” button at anytime and follow the directions to purchase it.
- After studying a specific style, technique, or time period, teachers can have students explore this app for a piece of art that embodies those characteristics. Students can then choose the “Preview on Wall” option, pick the email option, compose a message that explains how the piece embodies the specific characteristics, and then email it to their teacher.
- As part of an interior design unit, teachers can have students take pictures of four different walls in their home and find artwork from this app for those walls. Students will have to use the “Preview on Wall” function to see the artwork on the wall. Additionally, students can use the Paint Tester app to change the wall’s color to better match the artwork. Students can then submit their work using this app’s email feature.
- After students have created quality pieces of artwork and gained all proper permission from their parents, school, and district, students can list their works for sale on this app.
- Students can browse this app looking for their favorite three pieces of artwork. Once found, students can take a screenshot of each piece and paste it in an Office app. Students can then write a rationale that explains why they liked that piece.
- Students can browse this app, viewing artwork and reading artists’ bios. Students will then choose an artist who has multiple pieces listed on this app. Students can then write an “Artist Profile” that offers information about the artist’s background, artistic style, influences, and price range for art. Students can compose their “Artist Profile” using the Quip, Office Offline, or WPS Office app. Students can then email the profile to their teacher for grading or share it by posting to a class website.
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|B1. Ability to Save Progress|
|B2. Platform Integration|
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|B4. Ease of Use|
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|B8. Media Integration|
|B9. Cultural Sensitivity|
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