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Summer Camps

2020 PCSD SUMMER CAMPS

Platt College San Diego’s High School Summer Camps are back! The Summer Camps provide hands-on experiences that will allow students to learn fundamental concepts of shooting Digital Video for Youtube, 3D Character Modeling for 3D Printing, 3D Character/Creature modeling with ZBrush, Game Creation using Unreal Game Engine, and immersive 3D Sculpting in a Virtual Reality space.

ALL weeklong summer camps are:

Monday – Friday, 1pm – 5pm

Open to students 12-18 years of age

Eight students maximum per class

Only $149 each

VIRTUAL REALITY WITH AUTODESK MAYA

July 13 – 17

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Highlights:

  • What is Virtual Reality?
  • Intro. to Autodesk Maya
  • Sculpting in VR
  • 3D Modeling
  • Intro. to Substance Painter
  • Texturing
  • Intro. to Unreal Game Engine
  • Creating the VR space

The gist:

Experience VR and how VR graphic assets are created. Learn the basics of modeling, texturing, and importing into VR utilizing Autodesk Maya, Adobe Substance Painter, and the Unreal Game Engine.

3D CHARACTER/CREATURE MODELING WITH PIXOLOGIC ZBRUSH

July 27 – 31

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Highlights:

  • Pixologic ZBrush Interface
  • zSpheres Creation
  • Dynamesh Techniques
  • Character / Creature Modeling
  • Realism with Key Brushes
  • Polypaint Texture Workflow
  • Finalization of Your Character

The gist:

Learn how to use Pixologic ZBrush. Learn the top tips and tricks to create digital creatures and characters. Quickly understand ZBrush’s complex interface and learn what key brushes and techniques to focus on to create amazing organic sculptures.

CREATE A GAME WITH THE UNREAL GAME ENGINE

August 3 – 7

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Highlights:

  • Intro. to Unreal Interface
  • Polygon modeling and UV mapping with Autodesk Maya
  • Texturing with Adobe Substance Painter
  • Importing custom objects into Unreal

The gist:

Learn how video games are created! Get an inside look at the Unreal Game Engine and understand how game-levels are constructed and textured. Students will be able to texture their own creations using Adobe Substance Painter and see their creation come alive inside a video game level!

3D MODELING FOR 3D PRINTING

August 10 – 14

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Highlights:

  • Pixologic ZBrush Interface
  • 3D Printing (Types)
  • Create Digital Characters from Scratch.
  • 3D Printing Workflow

The gist:

3D printing is an expanding field from rapid prototyping to the worlds of manufacturing, art, medicine, and fashion. In this course, students will learn basic Pixologic ZBrush modeling techniques and their application towards 3D printing. Students will create a 3D Printable Character.

YOUTUBE VIDEO PRODUCTION

August 17 – 21

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Highlights:

  • Intro. to the Camera
  • Intro. to Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Lighting setups
  • Pre-production
  • Audio Capture and Edit
  • Techniques: Keyframing, Syncing Audio, Multi-cam Shots, Green Screen, Effects
  • Graphics, Color Correction, and Exporting

The gist:

Students will learn the basic techniques to shoot and edit videos using lighting and shooting techniques used in the video production industry. We will shoot in class and learn how to edit footage in Adobe Premiere software and get the best export settings for all Social Media Platforms such as Youtube, Instagram and business websites.
SAVE YOUR SEAT TODAY! CLASSES FILL QUICKLY.