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The Digital Arts Experience



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3:30PM | Create 3D Minecraft Animations with Blender

$275

with Patrick M.

Calendar Oct 7, 2020 at 3:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

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

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4:45PM | Create Arcade Games with Java

$275

with David K.

Calendar Oct 7, 2020 at 4:45 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

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3:30PM | Become a YouTuber

$275

with Evan M.

Calendar Oct 8, 2020 at 3:30 pm, 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)

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3:30PM | Intro to 3D Modeling with Tinkercad

$275

with Elijah L.

Calendar Oct 8, 2020 at 3:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

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

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4:45PM | Create Graphics with Python (Intermediate)
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4:45PM | Create Graphics with Python (Intermediate)

$275

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

10:00AM | Continue Coding with Python

$300
Calendar Oct 17, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

Ages 9-12

 In this continuation, we move onto creating interactive text-based games and even drawing with code using the turtle library!

Mandatory safetly protocols include limited-spaced seating, mask-wearing, and temperature checks, in addition to strict cleaning procedures. A full list will be included in the registration confirmation email.

No class October 31st

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

$275
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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