You have something to say – find your voice
Express your creativity and your opinion
If art is your thing check out these sites.
Art Zone --
from the National Gallery of Art, this interactive art page is for all ages
"Do fun stuff with your photos" is this site's slogan. You will find tools to turn your images into posters, puzzles, wallpaper, pop art and more. And BigHugeLabs makes sharing your creations on Flickr and Facebook easy. Give it a try.
Doppel Me --
create avatar, no flash or ActiveX required!
How to Draw Manga --
from Manga University
Jackson Pollock --
create your own artwork in the style of Jackson Pollock
National Cartoonist Society --
how to be a cartoonist – lessons and career advice
online photo editing
Red Studio at MOMA --
Don't miss the activities and links section of this teen/MOMA collaboration.
Your Paintings --
The BBC has begun a project to put the paintings of the United Kingdom online — over 100,000 so far and you can help tag them.
See the Fine Arts section of our Homework page for more art related sites.
Craft Magazine --
this is a great resource for crafters of all levels.
get inspired or sell your own crafts.
if you knit or crochet, this site is for you. Find patterns, share your work and connect with other knitters.
Create your own beats and add sounds with the click of a mouse, then share your tracks. If you're out of ideas, try rolling the dice!
If you're new to audio production, check out the help menu and try the tutorial for tips to use this robust online tool.
This site's motto is "make your own music — be heard".
Poetry and Writing
Do you express yourself with words? Submit your work to the sites below.
Looking for inspiration?
Click on the book covers below to see a sample of our collection
High School Journalism --
for teens considering journalism as a career
IPL Teen --
Teen Poetry Wiki on Internet Public Library
Poetry Express --
this site will help you improve your writing skills
from the Academy of American Poets this site provides poetry resources for teens
Teen Ink - Poetry --
all it takes is a few clicks to publish your poetry
Write It --
This valuable resource delves into the writing process for teens and offers opportunities to get your work published. This Scholastic site includes resources for teachers as well.
The web provides lots of ways to join the discussion,
share your opinions and showcase your talents.
connect with friends
have your say in 140 characters or less
"Online pinboard to organize and share the things you love"
Read YA Lit --
create your own website
start your own blog