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Fall Online Saturdays | Pt. 1

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11:30AM | Create 3D Games with Unity

$275
Calendar Oct 3, 2020 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 12-16

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 UnityBlender and Gimp

Hardware: A 3 button mouse is required!

Please double check that Unity has automatically installed Visual Studio. If the program is not installed, please install it manually from this link: https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/vs/unity-tools/

11:30AM | Create Graphics with Python (Intermediate)

$275
Calendar Oct 3, 2020 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Prior knowledge of Python required

Ages 9-12

Create interactive visual projects using code. Using Processing, a programming environment specifically designed to handle graphics, students will use Python to create a variety of different interactive, visual projects and even games. The class builds on the skills developed in Intro to Programming with Python and applies them to a whole new world of projects. Students can expect to complete this class with several original projects. Students will need to use previous Python experience, plus creativity & problem solving skills to create a complex game from the ground up that may even incorporate graphics!

Software: Download and install Processing

1:30PM | Create Arcade Games with Java

$275
Calendar Oct 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

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

1:30PM | Graphic Design with Gravit

$275
Calendar Oct 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 12-16

Learn to create logos, web graphics, movie posters, and much more! Students will explore the essential tools in Gravit, a free, web-based graphic design program, and create a variety of original projects ranging from graphics to custom fonts and more. No prior experience with Graphic Design is necessary. Please note, the tools used in Gravit are very similar to Adobe Illustrator, so the skills built in this class can be applied to most other design programs.

Software: Download and Install Gravit

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

1:30PM | YouTube Studio (Advanced)

$275
Calendar Oct 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 12-16

Bring the production value of your YouTube Channel to the next level in YouTube Creator Studio! Students will explore the tricks and techniques used to create quality content on YouTube and build a following. Class time will be spent writing & developing content, editing, and exploring the best way to engage with your audience. Editing will be done with Davinci Resolve, a free and powerful video editing program.

Please note, as this is an online class, shooting will be done outside of class time. Please note, students will need access to a device that can record video. Acceptable devices includes tablets, smartphones, point and shoot cameras with video capabilities, or camcorders.

Software: Download and install Davinci Resolve and Gimp

Software for Screen Recording: OBS Studio (Windows), Quicktime (Mac)

Required Hardware: Recording Device (camera, phone, webcam etc)

3:30PM | Become a Digital Comic Artist

$275
Calendar Oct 3, 2020 at 3:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 7-9

Become a digital comic artist! Students will start by working with their instructor and their peers to create their own original characters and stories. They will then create basic storyboards of their comics. Once their storyboards are compete, they will create their comics digitally using digital drawing software.

Software: Download and install: Gravit and Krita

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

Recommended Hardware: Drawing Tablet

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





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