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The Digital Arts Experience



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9:30AM | Create 3D Minecraft Animations with Blender

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 9:30 am

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 9-12

Model and animate Minecraft characters using professional 3D Animation software! Using Blender, a powerful and free 3D animation program, the class will explore the world of modeling, texturing and animation. Students will model originally designed Minecraft characters and texture them with any skin of their choosing. They will then, as a class, write and animate a short story that incorporates everyone's characters. Please note that this class is a 3D animation class and does not include playing Minecraft.

Software: Download and install Blender

9:30AM | Create Arcade Games with Java

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 9:30 am

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 12-16

Design and program original arcade-style video games using Java! Students will start by rebuilding pong in Processing, a programming environment specifically designed to handle graphics and interactivity. They will then as a class design, build, and test an original video game complete with characters, enemies, sound effects, music and more! From spaceship shooters to platform jumping battle games, the sky is the limit!

Software: Download and install Processing

9:30AM | Intro to 3d Modeling with Tinkercad

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 9:30 am

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 8-12

Learn to design and build original objects and create awesome 3D objects using TinkerCAD! Create character models, pencil holders, name tags and whatever else you can think of. If you can dream it up and model it you can bring it into the real world! TinkerCAD is AutoDesk's 100% open source software, so students can continue to create even after camp is over.

Software: Tinkercad

Please create and set up a free Tinkercad account prior to class

9:30AM | Intro to Photo Editing

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 9:30 am

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 12-16

Become a photo editing wiz using Gimp, an open-source version of Photoshop. Students will explore different styles of Photography and photo composition, and apply the techniques they learn outside of class. They will then edit their images during class using Gimp, which functions just like Adobe Photoshop. Students will explore color correction, retouching, and compositing. 

Software: Download and install GIMP

Hardware: Camera with manual setting required

9:30AM | Minecraft City Builders

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 9:30 am

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 9-12

]What makes for the perfect city? Is it a city with no traffic? One with the tallest buildings? In that class you’ll get to design and build the perfect city… IN MINECRAFT! Students will explore cities and what they require to function. They will look at existing towns and cities and explore what could be improved. Then, they will design and build their perfect cities in Minecraft down to every detail.

Software: Download and install Minecraft Java Edition on a Mac or PC

Please create a minecraft account prior to class

9:30AM | Start Coding with Java

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 9:30 am

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 12-16

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 using Java. Students should expect to complete a variety of projects during this class.

Software: Download and install Processing

9:30AM | Start Coding with Python

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 9:30 am

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 9-12

Create interactive text adventure games, quizzes and more with Python. Python is an ideal starter language because it is easy to write, easy to read and is used in the real world, in fact, the entire backend of YouTube is written in Python! Students will start with writing simple projects to develop familiarity with the language and move onto creating interactive text-based games and even drawing with code!

Software: Repl.it

Please create and set up a  free Repl account prior to class

*We recommend installing the full version of Python in the event Repl.it experiences server issues

1:00PM | Animate 3D Models with Blender

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 1 pm

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 12-16

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 onto to model more complex object, like spaceships! Students can expect to complete several 3D models in this class.

Software: Download and install Blender





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