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The Digital Arts Experience



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10:00AM | Start Coding with Python

$300

with Josh C.

Calendar Sep 19, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

Ages 9-12

We are so excited to see our students in person for this 4-week class that will be held outside!

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.

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.

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12:30PM | Create Arcade Games with Java
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12:30PM | Create Arcade Games with Java

$300
Calendar Sep 19, 2020 at 12:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Ages 12-16

We are so excited to see our students in person for this 4-week class that will be held outside!

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!

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.

3:30PM | Code Games with Scratch

$275
Calendar Sep 23, 2020 at 3:30 pm, 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

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

$275
Calendar Sep 23, 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

3:30PM | Roblox Studio

$275
Calendar Sep 23, 2020 at 3:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

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

4:45PM | Animate 3D Models with Blender

$275
Calendar Sep 23, 2020 at 4:45 pm, runs for 6 weeks

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

4:45PM | Create 3D Games with Unity

$275
Calendar Sep 23, 2020 at 4:45 pm, 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/

4:45PM | Create Arcade Games with Java

$275
Calendar Sep 23, 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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