Digital Workshops

We offer hands-on workshops on how to use the latest technologies and software

INTRODUCTION TO UNITY 3D

This workshop is designed for anyone who is completely new to Unity but would like to learn the basics fast - without worrying about writing a single line of code. Find out what Unity can do, take a tour of its interface, then drive straight in and create a simple interactive scene using free 3D models and an assortment of digital assets. Publish your output and take it home on a Flash drive!

VISUAL SCRIPTING WITH UNITY 3D

An introduction to the powerful Unity visual scripting tool Playmaker. Rapidly prototype interactive environments and basic video game mechanics without writing a single line of code. Using nothing but programming logic, an intuitive drag-and-drop interface and a bundle of free assets, this workshop will have you tapping into the power of Unity and building your own jaw-dropping applications in no time. Basic familiarity with Unity's interface recommended.

HOW TO MAKE VIRTUAL REALITY

A hands-on introduction to creating content for Virtual Reality using Unity 3D. Take a tour of Unity's interface and functionality, download a bundle of free assets, and then step-by-step build an amazing VR scene and step into it through the Oculus Rift. No previous VR experience necessary.

PHOTOSHOP: BASICS

An introduction to Adobe's all-powerful image editing software. Get familiar with Photoshop's interface, explore it's fundamental tools and learn how to colour-correct and make subtle modifications to images. Topics covered include: colour correction, cropping and cleaning up photographs, using layers to create photo composites and saving to different file-formats.

PHOTOSHOP: ADVANCED

Take a hands-on tour of Photoshop's more advanced features. From creating cool photo montages to using 3D models in your artwork, this course will help you take your visual output to the next level.

INTERACTIVE FICTION WITH TWINE

Aimed at writers/English/new media students wanting to create online interactive stories that incorporate rich media (images, audio, video) and branching narratives, this workshop explores how to use Twine, a free and easy to use online tool. Dream up an interactive work of fiction from scratch or adapt one of the stories we provide as a starter. Incorporate visuals, sounds and moving image from the free media resources we provide during the session. Discover the amazing potential of digital storytelling and take your work away at the end of the session.

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