THIS IS AWESOME
AN UNFORGETTABLE CAMP EXPERIENCE
Do you enjoy creating 2D art and want to explore how to create cool pixel art and build character sprites? Using digital art tools, this program will focus on creating art inspired by classic video games, animations and webtoons. Our instructors will teach participants how to design and create 2D pixel objects and character sprites and bring them to life with simple animation techniques. Participants will create their pixel art on a device using software designed specifically for pixel art and sprites. Participants can expect to make 2D character sprites inspired by their favorite video games as well as create pixel-based replicas of life-like backgrounds, items or structures, and to create their own unique character(s). No experience is required, this is perfect for fans of 2D video games and pixel graphic art style.
- Learn to create 2D art based on your favorite video games or cartoons
- Discover your artistic abilities using retro style
- Learn about 2D sprite art
- Learn pixel art and design concepts
- Learn to create simple frame animations
- Build multiple pixel objects and sprites
- Build various pixel projects and create replicas of a life like backgrounds
- Create sprite art based on your favorite video games or cartoons
- Create your own sprite-based character
- 2D digital art
- 2D pixel art
- Character design
- Collaboration and communication
- Constructive feedback
- Creative expression
- Critical thinking
- Digital art design
- Digital art tools
- Image converting
- Importing/Exporting files
- Iterative design
- Portfolio creation
- Scope and scale
- Style, design and aesthetic principles
- Time management
Primary Computer Device:
- Windows 8, 10 or 11
- or Mac OS
Additional Tech Used:
- Web Camera
- Graphic Designer
- Web Designer
- Animator for television or film
- Book Illustrator
- Advertising Designer
- User Experience Designer
- Comic Book Artist
- Magazine Layout Designer
- Art Director
- Visual Effects Artist.
Here are 10 things that kids can learn from the Pixels and Sprites summer camp:
- The fundamentals of 2D digital art, including pixel art, sprite art, and retro styles.
- How to create art based on their favorite video games and cartoons.
- Color theory, composition, proportion, and design concepts.
- Practical skills in problem-solving and creative thinking.
- How to create simple frame animations, bringing their art to life.
- The importance of attention to detail in digital art.
- Collaboration and teamwork with like-minded peers.
- Time management skills, as they work on completing their own digital art portfolio.
- How to receive and apply constructive feedback on their work.
- The ability to express themselves creatively in a digital medium.
- You’ll get to learn about pixel art, which is way cooler than just using regular paint!
- You’ll create your own digital art portfolio, which is like a really fancy coloring book!
- You’ll learn how to make your art move with simple frame animations. It’s like Harry Potter magic, but for your artwork!
- You’ll discover your artistic abilities using retro styles. Who knew old stuff could be so cool?!
- You’ll make new friends and collaborate with like-minded peers. Art is more fun with friends!
- You’ll learn about color theory, which is like learning the secrets of a rainbow!
- You’ll create art based on your favorite video games and cartoons. You get to draw your favorite characters and bring them to life!
- You’ll gain practical skills in problem-solving and creative thinking. You’ll be like a superhero, but instead of fighting crime, you’ll be making art!
- You’ll get constructive feedback on your artwork, which is like having your own art coach.
- And the super cool thing you’ll learn is how to make your artwork come to life with frame animations. It’s like being a magician, but with a computer!
Q: What is the Pixels and Sprites summer camp?
A: The Pixels and Sprites summer camp is a summer program offered by Fleming Tech Camps that teaches kids about 2D digital art, including pixel art, sprite art, and retro styles.
Q: What ages is the camp for?
A: The camp is designed for kids aged grades 4th – 10th.
Q: What will kids learn at the camp?
A: Kids will learn the fundamentals of 2D digital art, including creating art based on their favorite video games and cartoons, color theory, composition, proportion, and design concepts. They will also learn how to create simple frame animations.
Q: Do kids need to have experience in digital art to attend?
A: No, kids do not need to have experience in digital art to attend the camp. The program is designed for beginners and intermediate level artists.
Q: What supplies do kids need for the camp?
A: All supplies will be provided for the camp. Kids will have access to iPads and software to create their digital art.
Q: Is the camp only for kids who want to work in the video game industry?
A: No, the camp is designed to teach 2D digital art skills that are applicable to a variety of industries, including graphic design, advertising, and animation.
Q: Is the camp fun and engaging for kids?
A: Yes, the camp is designed to be fun, engaging, and educational. Kids will work on creating their own digital art portfolio and collaborate with like-minded peers.
Q: How long is the camp?
A: The camp runs for one week, Monday through Friday, Usually a half day offering.
Q: Where is the camp located?
A: The camp is offered in various locations. Check the Fleming Tech Camps website for current location offerings.
Q: How can I sign up for the camp?
A: Visit the Fleming Tech Camps website to find out more about the Pixels and Sprites summer camp.