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The Digital Arts Experience



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1:00PM | Create Arcade Games with Java

$718

with Zach G

Calendar Jul 20, 2020 at 1 pm

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

1:00PM | Create Graphics with Python (Advanced)

$718

with David K.

Calendar Jul 20, 2020 at 1 pm

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

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

1:00PM | Create VR Experiences with Unity

$718

with Patrick M.

Calendar Jul 20, 2020 at 1 pm

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

Ages 12-16

Create immersive VR environments using Unity! Unity is a free and powerful game development tool. Students start by exploring the basics of developing a 3D space in Unity. They will then use their skills to develop immersive VR environments! This class will include concepts of game design and computer programming. Please note that if students do not own a VR headset, projects can be exported and played on a Mac or PC wihtout a headset.

Software: Download and Install UnityBlender and Gimp

Hardware: A 3 button mouse is required

Optional Hardware: VR Headset

 If you do not own a VR headset, projects can still be exported for normal gameplay

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1:00PM | Graphic Design with Gravit

$718

with Thalia P.

Calendar Jul 20, 2020 at 1 pm

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

Ages 12-16

**5/27 updated description:

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

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1:00PM | Start Coding with Java

$718

with Noah F.

Calendar Jul 20, 2020 at 1 pm

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

 

1:00PM | Start Coding with Python

$718

with Josh C.

Calendar Jul 20, 2020 at 1 pm

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

9:30AM | Become a Claymation Animator

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

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

Ages 9-12

Bring the versatile medium of clay to life in videos! Create awesome animated videos using visual storytelling and other advanced stop motion animation skills. Once the pictures are taken, edit your film with music and sound effects. By the end of the class, you’ll have a larger understanding of stop motion animation and other film techniques!

9:30AM | Become a Digital Comic Artist

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

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

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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