Title: Fine Artist
Overall Rating: A
Source: Saterlee 300
Playing Time: Indefinite, Can be saved, at least one half hour.
Date: 6/11/98
Cost:         $   http://www.thunderbeam.com/w/l/ search.html?NETSCAPE_LIVEWIRE.keycode=1208&NETSCAPE_LIVEWIRE.oreo=357fdd1e12 08f97a898f696d
not available for purchase
Number of Players:One, may have multiple creators, drawers.
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: none
Subject Area: Art, Language Arts
Objectives: To learn color sense, drawing in perspective, just being creative.  Language can also be incorporated into the drawings.  Stories can be created.
Brief Description: A very descriptive drawing palette that includes many clip art.
Entry Capabilities Required: None

Rating: (1-5)

Strong Points: It mentions, the characters--McZee and Maggie are only the "spark" in the adventure.  Along with the software, "Creativity Stretchers" are enclosed. These are cards which help give direction to lesson plans, also give meaning to the product the student creates.
Weak Points: Students could become bored with lack of direction, or always use the clip art without any manipulation of the image.
Reviewer: Michelle Rodee
Position: Graduate Student
Date: 6/11/98
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.
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