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[In-Person] Create Cartoons with Open Toonz

$759

with Cara G.

Calendar Current session started Aug 2, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Aug 16, 2021

Ages 12+

Have you ever wondered how to create moving images with nothing but your drawings? Jump in and get started with this class! Students will learn what it takes to create traditional hand-drawn animations with Open Toonz, a free illustration and cartooning program that is used by Studio Ghibli! Students will begin with the simple bouncing ball, stick figures, and finally onto a final project where they can add as much detail as they like. Traditional Animation is a difficult subject, so to make the learning process easier, the objects drawn in this class will be simple. Students with significant drawing experience can elaborate on their projects.

One week options are available at checkout: $379

[Online] Create 3D Games with Unity

$719

with Gabriel Vargas

Calendar Current session started Aug 2, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks

Ages 12+

Learn how to build a challenging platformer in 3D! Students will use Unity, a powerful game design tool, to explore what goes into the game design process. At first, the class will build a pre-designed level in their game as a group to learn the basics of Unity. Students will then get to design and build their own custom levels to add to their game. Each student will complete the class with a finished game that can be played on any computer.

One week options are available at checkout: $359

This virtual experience will be held online via Google Meet.

[Online] Create Cartoons with Open Toonz

$719

with Patrick M.

Calendar Current session started Aug 2, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Aug 16, 2021

Ages 12+

Have you ever wondered how to create moving images with nothing but your drawings? Jump in and get started with this class! Students will learn what it takes to create traditional hand-drawn animations with Open Toonz, a free illustration and cartooning program that is used by Studio Ghibli! Students will begin with the simple bouncing ball, stick figures, and finally onto a final project where they can add as much detail as they like. Traditional Animation is a difficult subject, so to make the learning process easier, the objects drawn in this class will be simple. Students with significant drawing experience can elaborate on their projects.

  • Software: Download and install Open Toonz
  • Recommended Hardware: Drawing Tablet
  • If you do not own a drawing tablet, please ensure you have a mouse.

One week options are available at checkout: $359

This virtual experience will be held online via Google Meet.

[In-Person] Art Explorers Club

$759

with Cara G.

Calendar Current session started Aug 2, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Aug 16, 2021

Ages 7+

Art is like a vast ocean, and you get to explore it! The Art Explorers Club is about expressing your creativity and trying new things. All mediums are welcome. Digital painting, 3d modeling, or plain old paper and pencil. Art has no bounds, so use whatever you have. Test your imagination, expand your skillset, and collaborate with others in group activities. Who knows where your journey will take you! Join us and explore today!

One week options are available at checkout: $379

[In-Person] Create 3D Games with Unity (Teen Masterclass)

$759

with Gabriel Vargas

Calendar Current session started Aug 2, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Ages 12+

Learn how to build a challenging platformer in 3D! Students will use Unity, a powerful game design tool, to explore what goes into the game design process. At first, the class will build a pre-designed level in their game as a group to learn the basics of Unity. Students will then get to design and build their own custom levels to add to their game. Each student will complete the class with a finished game that can be played on any computer.

One week options are available at checkout: $379

Full Course

[In-Person] Intro to 3D Printing & Laser Cutting (Teen Masterclass)

$759

with Josh C.

Calendar Current session started Aug 2, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Aug 16, 2021

Ages 12+

Learn to design and build original objects using The DAE's 3D printers and laser cutter! Using TinkerCAD, a free and powerful 3D design program, students will create originally designed models, parts, and more. From action figures to boxes with hinged lids, the only limit is your creativity! Students will also use TInkerCAD and Adobe Illustrator to create beautiful engravings and originally designed parts of wood and acrylic using our laser cutter.

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[In-Person] Minecraft Builders Club

$759

with Elijah L.

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 16, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Ages 7+

Join the Minecraft Builders Club and become a Minecraft Architect! This club is for people who love building in Minecraft's Creative Mode and want to work together with other Minecrafters to create cities, moon bases, amusement parks, mansions, and more! All building takes place in our private Minecraft Server, and club members will all get a copy of their build!

[In-Person] Start Coding with Java (Teen Masterclass)

$759

with Laydon Owens

Calendar Current session started Aug 2, 2021 at 1 pm

Ages 12+

Learn the basics of Java by creating amazing interactive projects! Java is the most commonly used programming language in the world - even Minecraft was programmed in Java! This class will explore Java using Processing, a program used to create graphics with code. From creating simple drawings to interactive animated projects, this class will provide a solid foundation in coding with Java. Students should expect to complete a variety of projects during this class.

One week options are available at checkout: $379





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