Videogame character creation

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In this full-day workshop, students turn themselves into retro videogame characters and then animate them using block code. Along the way, they'll explore the design of gameplay, and principles of level design.

Students will:

- explore retro game art styles

- turn themselves into pixelated videogame characters

- develop an understanding of sprites, states, and costumes in videogames

- apply game and level design principles to their own creations

Learning areas and capabilities:

Media Arts, Visual Arts, Critical and Creative Thinking

Important information:

Year level: 5 & 6

Capacity: maximum of 30 students

Price: $625

Times: Mondays and Tuesdays during school terms, 10:00 am - 2:30 pm.

Booking includes a reserved spot for a group visit to the ACMI exhibition during the workshop.


Available from 13 July 2020.

Online bookings for this program are currently unavailable. Please inquire via email or phone.