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[In Person] Start Coding with Java

$399
Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

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.

[Online] Create 3D Games with Unity

$299
Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2021 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 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.

Software: Download and Install Unity, Blender, and Gimp prior to the start of class

Click Here to install Unity

Click Here to install Blender

Click Here to install GIMP

Hardware: A 3 button mouse is required!

[Online] Create Cartoons with Open Toonz

$299
Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2021 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

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 prior to the start of class

Click Here to download and install Open Toonz

Recommended Hardware: Drawing Tablet

Click Here for our recommended Drawing Tablet

If you do not own a drawing tablet, please ensure you have a mouse.

[Online] Create Graphics with Python - Intermediate

$299
Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2021 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 12+

You've learned the basics of python, created text-based games, and even created some simple graphics with Turtle. Now it's time to take your skills with Python to the next level by creating complex, interactive projects with Processing! Processing is a programming environment designed to make creating graphics with code fun and easy. In this class, you'll put your Python skills to the test by creating awesome graphics projects and even simple arcade games!

Please install Processing and Python mode in Processing prior to the start of class

Click Here to install Processing

Click Here for a tutorial on how to install Python Mode in Processing

[Online] Start Coding with Java

$299
Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2021 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

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.

Software: Download and install Processing

Click Here to install Processing

[In Person] Animate 3D Models with Blender

$399
Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 12+

Learn the basics of how movies like Toy Story, The Incredibles, Ice Age, and more were created! Using Blender, a free and powerful 3D Animation program, students will explore the basics of modeling, lighting, and texturing 3D objects. Starting with several simple projects, students will explore the essential tools in Blender and move on to model more complex objects, like spaceships! Students can expect to complete several 3D models in this class.

[In Person] Create Cartoons with Open Toonz

$399
Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

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.

[In Person] Design Products with TinkerCad (Advanced)

$399
Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 12+

Learn to design and build original objects and create awesome 3D objects using TinkerCAD! Create products that solve real-world problems! This class is all about innovation. TinkerCAD is AutoDesk's 100% open source and free software, so students can continue to create even after the class is over.





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