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Kids Learning Code: Generative Art with Processing - Toronto

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Design Exchange

234 Bay Street

Toronto, ON M5K 1B2

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Kids Learning Code. Generative Art with Processing. Beginner workshop for kids 9-12.


Is the child in your life a visual learner? Do they enjoy creating digital art or playing with interactive visual technology?


Kids Learning Code is excited to host this generative art programming workshop with Processing! This workshop will focus on teaching the fundamentals of computer programming in a visual context, and highlight how simple mathematical equations can create beautiful and engaging outcomes.


Processing builds upon the Java language, and is often used in electronic arts, new media art, and visual design. The application itself allows anyone to code in something called a Sketchbook, where programs can be saved and previewed instantly. Learners will use geometrical shapes and lines to create interactivity with their mouse and keyboard, and use colours to create visually intricate designs!


They will also be introduced to openprocessing.org, where they can share their sketches with others and view other amazing, experimental creations. Each Generative Art with Processing workshop has the same flow, but different activities. Come and create new artwork every time!


Who is this for?

This workshop is for kids/girls ages 9-12. Our workshops are designed to give learning experiences that are fun, engaging, empowering and inspirational. Through hands-on, collaborative, project-based learning, kids end the workshop having built something. This workshop experience is designed to help kids see technology in a whole new light – as a medium for self-expression, and as a means for changing the world.


Prerequisites:

None! Our workshops are designed for absolute beginners!


What's Included:


4:1 student-to-mentor ratio with an awesome lead instructor. Great venue with a fun, social and inclusive learning environment.




Requirements:


You must bring your own laptop for which you have administrative permission. Please remember to bring your own powercord. A mouse can come in handy too! You may be required to download some free software. After you sign up we will email detailed instructions. Learners must bring their own nut-free snacks, plus a waterbottle!



Note: If you do not have a laptop to use during the duration of the workshop, we have a limited quantity that we can loan out. The option to borrow a laptop will be included in your order form when registering.



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