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We love it when our students, and Student National Mentors, integrate their digital art skills with other subjects.  This is an excellent example where Evelyn used the digital art tools and skills she learned in her YDACS courses to illustrate a group parachute design for her physics class, all the way from brainstorming to the final design.  This is her explanation of her illustration: “Here’s something small that I have...

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Noah just completed the 4th grade and is our newest Student National Mentor.  Noah took DM101 and DPP101 in 3rd grade and then completed DDP101 in 4th grade.  Noah and Luke are featured in this month’s news email. Noah is busy working on his art and applying the techniques he learned in DM101, DPP101 and DDP101. “My name is Noah. I am 10 years old. I really like making digital artwork on my computer at home. I like making...

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Mackenzie is one of our Student National Fellows who is currently enrolled at Drexel University studying animation and visual effects.   The first piece is my organic modeling final. The assignment was to design a hybrid creature using aspects from at least 2 real animals. My creature is what I like to call the tortaffe, a giraffe tortoise hybrid. I created this creature using Modo, to model; zBrush to sculpt details; and...

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Isabel just completed Digital Photo Painting 101 and has posted excellent works along with her descriptions of the skills and techniques she learned in DPP101 and applied to her works.  Be sure to click the first image to view her slide show.  You can also click the title “Isabel – DPP101 student – 10th grade – California” and then scroll to the bottom of the page to leave positive comments for Isabel.   This is one of my more...

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Mikayla just completed Digital Photo Painting 101 and has posted excellent works along with her descriptions of the skills and techniques she learned in DPP101 and applied to her works.  Be sure to click the first image to view her slide show.  You can also click the title “Mikayla – DPP101 student – 6th grade – Michigan” and then scroll to the bottom of the page to leave positive comments for Mikayla.   I used Inkscape to make...

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