ABOUT THE COURSE
Introductory level, field with creativity, this teacher-led online course for girls aged 12-18, will allow them to explore the world of Game Design and become a video game creator.
During the 2-days course, girls get to create a character, design visuals and construct a video game.
Tutorial 1: Storytelling – Bring Your Imagination to Life
Through our interactive activities girls’ explore what role characters and stories play in the video game and get an opportunity to create their own character and draw a storyboard.
Tutorial 2: Pixel Art – Once Upon A Pixel Time
During this tutorial, girls transform their drawn characters into digital characters using Pixel Art. It demonstrates how creativity and drawing skills can be applied in the world of digital technology.
Tutorial 3: Game Design – Design Your Digital World
After having created their digitized characters, girls immerse themselves into the world of Game Art. They play with different layouts, colours and objects to design their own unique video game.
Tutorial 4: Game Development – Construct Your Own Game In Minutes
Following the design of their own digital world and characters, this tutorial introduces girls to the basis of video game programming and they will have fun playing with algorithms to bring their characters alive.
By the end of the course, each girl creates her own video game that she enthusiastically shares with her friends to play online.
Nothing is more empowering than being a creator of your own world. After the course, students express strong interest in continuing learning digital arts and game creation.
Project created by a student who attended the course.
REGISTER FOR THE COURSE
Want to develop your personal video game?
Join this 2-day course to design a game from scratch.
No prior knowledge required.
REGISTER FOR TUTORIAL SESSIONS
Don’t have time to attend the full course?
Join the 3-hour tutorial happening every Wednesday at 13:30.
No prior skills are required.
WHY GAME CREATION?
- A recent study reveals that playing video games under certain conditions is linked to improved creativity.
- The game development industry may be considered a playground for creative minds.
- A team of game developers is made up of audio experts, designers, writers, programmers, concept artists, 2D artists, 3D artists, technical directors, and creative directors to name a few.
CREATIVE ACE INSTRUCTOR
Lisa Manolache is a passionate game developer with a degree in Art & Design. Lisa started to develop an interest in video games since she was little and now she is doing a Master’s Degree in Game Art and 3D Animation at SAE Institute in Geneva. Lisa is excited to help young girls explore their creativity through game development.