Digital Art and Animation Studio

  • General Creative Arts, Drawing and Painting, Computer Animation, Gaming
Zoom
Jun 28 2021
Aug 13 2021

Schedules

Session 1 (06/28/2021-07/09/2021)

Digital Art and Animation Studio
$1,325.00 $1,275.00

Early bird price expires on Mar 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM

  • Sun 
  • Mon9:30 am - 4:00 pm (PST)
  • Tue9:30 am - 4:00 pm (PST)
  • Wed9:30 am - 4:00 pm (PST)
  • Thu9:30 am - 4:00 pm (PST)
  • Fri9:30 am - 4:00 pm (PST)
  • Sat 

Description

Please note that there will be no classes on Monday, July 5th in observance of July 4th. The class times during this session have been extended to account for the holiday.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 02/22/2021 and ends on 05/16/2021

Restrictions

Participants must be 13 to 18 when the program starts.

Session 2 (07/12/2021-07/23/2021)

Digital Art and Animation Studio
$1,325.00 $1,275.00

Early bird price expires on Mar 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM

  • Sun 
  • Mon9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Tue9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Wed9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Thu9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Fri9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Sat 

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 02/22/2021 and ends on 05/16/2021

Restrictions

Participants must be 13 to 18 when the program starts.

Session 3 (07/26/2021-08/06/2021)

Digital Art and Animation Studio
$1,325.00 $1,275.00

Early bird price expires on Mar 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM

  • Sun 
  • Mon9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Tue9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Wed9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Thu9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Fri9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Sat 

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 02/22/2021 and ends on 05/16/2021

Restrictions

Participants must be 13 to 18 when the program starts.

Session 4 (08/09/2021-08/13/2021)

Digital Art and Animation Studio
$675.00 $650.00

Early bird price expires on Mar 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM

  • Sun 
  • Mon9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Tue9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Wed9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Thu9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Fri9:30 am - 3:30 pm (PST)
  • Sat 

Description

Please note that this session of this course is only 1-week.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 02/22/2021 and ends on 05/16/2021

Restrictions

Participants must be 13 to 18 when the program starts.

Location online

Zoom

Description

This studio course is ideal if you have prior experience working with 2D and/or 3D digital art tools to create game and animation artwork. Whether you want to focus on animating a character for a short animation or model a 3D environment for a game engine, this class provides the individualized opportunity to grow from where you are. There can even be opportunities to collaborate with other students on a small team-based project*. 

The Digital Art and Animation Studio experience begins with the instructor assessing your existing skills and and interests. The instructor will then develop an individualized learning plan that takes into consideration the type of artwork you would like to focus on. Using a inquiry-based approach, the instructor will facilitate your learning plan through a variety of challenges that will also reinforce design principles and processes that build towards for the project you would like to create.

Students will need to have their own digital drawing tablet (eg. Wacom CTL400, Huion Inspiroy H640P) for this course.

Benefits of Studio format:

  • Emphasis on individual growth through personalized assessment and learning plan for each student
  • Instructor focus to ensure fluency with artistic knowledge and skills
  • Access to variety of 2D and 3D digital tools
  • Engaging project work that is aligned with student interest
  • Given the individualized nature of the course, this studio is designed to be repeatable

DigiPen will discuss option for students to work together on a game project but cannot guarantee that students will choose to do so. In such situations, students will be directed to work on their own projects.

Prerequisites:

Prior experience working with 2D and/or 3D digital art tools to create game and/or animations including having taken any workshops related to these areas.

Technical Requirements:

Students must have access to a computer as well as additional hardware and software. Some programs or courses may indicate additional technology requirements, and not all programs are Mac compatible.

  • Windows PC or Mac computer with web camera
  • Display with minimum resolution of 1024 x 768
  • Headset with microphone
  • Three-button mouse
  • Broadband internet connection
  • Current, major internet browser (Chrome, Firefox)
  • Latest version of Adobe Reader
  • Printer
  • Digital drawing tablet (eg. Wacom CTL400, Huion Inspiroy H640P)