Youth Digital Arts

Feeding Hungry Young Minds!


Student, Mentor, and Fellow Art

3rd grade though high school student art, Student National Mentor art and projects, and Student National Fellow art and projects. [click each image to view each Student Art Gallery.]

Innovation, Inspiration, Aspiration!

3rd grade through high school students are introduced to the Digital Arts via our Innovative online courses -- they are Inspired by each other's works and forum conversations -- they are Inspired by our Student National Mentors working in our Cyber Studios and during our Cyber Jams -- they achieve their Aspirations by becoming Youth Digital Art Entrepreneurs and blowing away their University Digital Arts programs. [click "more information" and the left and right arrows]

Innovation!

Innovation!

Youth want to Explore, Experiment, Learn, and Master the Digital Arts   Our courses are designed to first introduce ALL 3rd grade through High School students to their favorite digital arts.  We have been developing and offering Youth Digital Arts courses for almost 20 years!  In the beginning moms were searching everywhere for courses for their intellectually hungry students, including 3rd graders.  They even tried junior colleges which were absolutely the wrong place for their young students.  You can read Mom Testimonials on our Testimonial page.  The skills we teach are considered advanced but nothing is beyond our students if taught well, at the student’s pace, while the students are passionate and hungry to learn, and with support.  You can see our student’s amazing works in our galleries at www.youthdigitalarts.com.  We love to feed Hungry Young Minds!  We also love to introduce students to great and exciting digital art skills and provide a sustained path for them to go as far as they can.  Our students can progress though...

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Inspiration!

Inspiration!

Students Inspire each other!   The first course in our Digital Drawing and Painting track, Digital Manga 101, provides templates that the students remix and hack, in the creative sense, into their own creations as they learn new and sophisticated skills.  In our Video Game Design track students drag and drop objects from huge digital libraries containing hundreds of images, animations, and sounds as they construct their first video games.  The templates and libraries allow students to learn digital art skills without have to initially create all of their own original art.  This is the educational scaffolding upon which students build their digital art skills. Students post their works in our Student Forums as they work through their class projects following the teacher’s screen and voice, step by step.  Their posted works serve as their digital portfolios which can be printed at the end of each course.  All students can see each others works, learning from each others creativity, and inspiring each other.  In the DM101 Student Gallery on...

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Aspiration!

Aspiration!

ALL Youth NEED the Sustained Opportunity to Assume Responsibility, Grow Into Leadership, and Become Confident Entrepreneurs!   All youth can realize their potential if provided with a sustained, nurturing, and collaborative environment where they can grow their skills and become leaders.  At Youth Digital Arts all it takes is a passion and love for the digital arts. Our students, advanced students, Student National Mentors, and Student National Fellows are achieving greatness.  You can read the case study written by one of the top digital animation software companies about Caleb’s great achievements  Youth Digital Arts – PAVING THE WAY TO CREATIVE SUCCESS.  Caleb researched and designed our 3D Video Game Design 101 course.  He is currently researching revisions to our 2D Video Game Character Design course, VGD103v2. A few years ago Luke had a large international fan art community that loved his work so much they shared their own versions of his work.  Luke is an amazing 2D and 3D artist who uses very unique methods.  He never sketches, it’s...

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