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11:30AM | Advanced Python - Create 3D Graphics (Advanced)

$275

with Zach G

Calendar Nov 14, 2020 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Prerequisite: Intro to Python or Intermediate Python

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

Dates: 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2

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9:30AM | Become a YouTuber

$299

with Patrick M.

Calendar Jan 16, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 9-12

Running a YouTube channel is fun and not as difficult as you may think! Students will explore different styles of YouTube videos and decide what style they would each like to use for their channel. The class will then learn how to shoot and edit awesome videos with Davinci Resolve, a free and powerful video editing program. Finally, students will explore the process of uploading, tagging, properly labeling, and creating thumbnails for their videos! Please note, as this is an online class, students will be responsible for shooting their videos outside of class. Class time will be spent on writing content for video and editing.

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)

Dates: 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20

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9:30AM | Create Cartoons with Open Toonz

$299
Calendar Jan 16, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 12-16

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, to 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.

Dates: 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2

9:30AM | Create Games with Scratch

$299

with David K.

Calendar Jan 16, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 7-10

Design and program video games using Scratch! Scratch is an MIT designed programming language that is specifically designed to make programming fun and easy. Students will start with the hour of code and then build several simple games to learn the ins and outs of how to program with Scratch. By the end of the class, students will have originally designed video games to share with friends and family!

Software: Scratch

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

Dates: 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20

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9:30AM | Create Graphics with Python (Intermediate)

$299
Calendar Jan 16, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Prerequisite: Intro to Python or Intermediate Python

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!

Software: Download and install Processing

Dates: 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20

9:30AM | Intro to Python

$299
Calendar Jan 16, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

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

Dates: 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20

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9:30AM | Minecraft Animations

$299
Calendar Jan 16, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 9-12

Take your knowledge of creating Minecraft Animations in Blender to the next level! As a class, you'll develop a story, and working together, everyone will develop a role and animate their character within the story. It's the ultimate Minecraft animation collaboration!

Software: Download and install Blender

Dates: 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20

9:30AM | Minecraft Redstone Engineers

$299

with Elijah L.

Calendar Jan 16, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 9-12

Redstone is one of the most advanced elements in Minecraft, allowing Miners to create mechanical and electrical creations in the game! From automatic doors to elevators, there is practically no limit to what you can design and create with Redstone. This class will explore how to use the various Redstone materials in Minecraft through all sorts of projects.

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

Please create a minecraft account prior to class

Dates: 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20

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