Digital/Graphic Arts


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ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS PLUS
Make your phone come alive with your own android apps! Create a paint program, math practicing apps and a mole mash. Some android phones will be provided, but if you have one, bring it to test it out!

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CHOOSE YOUR OWN CARTOON
Transfer yourself into a 2-dimensional cartoon! Create a toon that looks like you using crazy clipart… and then create a cartoon strip featuring custom backgrounds, speech bubbles, wacky toons, and special effects. Make your cartoon adventure come alive in video.

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CLAY ANIMATION 1

 

Clay & Animation – what a perfect combination! Working in teams, you will do it all – from story creation to making the characters & sets. Animate, record, & edit your own movies. Fantastic fun for everyone!

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CLAY ANIMATION 2

 

Your clay characters will be on the run in this cool course. Write a script and shoot the video. Show it to your friends and get ready for your oscar nomination!

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CLAY CINEMA

 

Perfect your skills as claymation cinematographers as you create your unique productions. Using the same tools used by today’s best known animators, this course will spark your imagination and give you the tools to bring your ideas to life.

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COMIC BOOK HEROES

 

Become a comic book hero! Transform yourself into an environmental superhero and help solve one of the earth’s biggest problems. Use innovative comic book software, digital art and your photos to illustrate your solution. Be creative; be inspired; be a hero!

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CREATE A SUPERSTORY

 

Ebooks are extraordinary. Pirates and princesses, unicorns and robot wrestlers can come to life as you write original stories, animate the drawings, add sound effects and publish the books on a special website for kids. (We may even experiment with “augmented reality” that makes our characters run off the page!) One way or another, it’s run away fun for computer explorers!

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DIGITAL MOVIEMAKING
Join the techstars film festival. Create all the artistic elements for your movie including characters, costumes & sets. Your final movie will be available for friends and family to enjoy.

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DIGITAL MOVIEMAKING AND STORYTELLING

 

Let’s make a movie together! We’ll sing songs, tell stories & use a digital camera to create masterpieces. Watch out hollywood – we are on our way!

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DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY ADOBE
Cut, crop, and customize. Use state-of-the-art adobe photoshop elements software to improve & transform your digital photographs. Create imaginative & unique projects to wow your friends!

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DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND ME

 

Grab your camera and snap some pix. Create your own books, stories & unique projects with special editing software. Get your friends together and say cheese!

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GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES

 

Climb Mount Everest, swim the depths of the ocean, or battle dinosaurs! Using a green screen and special photo-editing techniques, you will venture into real or imaginary locations and film the trip to share with friends. Don’t stay at home – jump into a green screen and find yourself some fun!

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GREEN SCREEN PRESCHOOL
Princesses dancing in castles, spiderman crawling on a web, firemen riding to the rescue! Have a great adventure writing a script, being photographed in a super costume in front of a green screen, adding a background and creating an original super slideshow to share. Fun and fantasy pop into adventures!

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HOLLYWOOD HEIST

 

The who’s who of hollywood have stepped out for the annual silver cup awards. The nominees have one mission: to win the coveted silver cup and a $500,000 check to produce their own film. When the award suddenly disappears, your csi team has to solve the mystery. Move over oscar; techstars are on their way!!

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