Online 12 Week App Class

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Online 12 Week App Class
(Ages: 10 - 18)
Class Location: Online Class
Call: (404) 721-4233 / Email : education@creativecareeracademy.com
Mailing Address: 770 Old Roswell Place Suite B250, Roswell Ga 30076
Purpose of the Course
Join a class to learn how to create your own iPhone Games. This class theme is "Sling Shot" games. Learn

how to create Sling Shot style games like angry birds but of course add your own flavor, personality, and

thumbprint by learning how to design custom characters, enemies, and other game elements.
At the end of class have a custom sling shot style game create by you!
Game for : iPhone 4, iPhone3GS, iPod Touch and iPad 1,2, 3.
Learn how to use Adobe Flash

& Gimp to create your own characters. Learn how to use Autodesk Maya for

creating 3D elements.
Ideal For Ages 10 - 18
Beginners who are interested in making their own custom apps for iPhone,

iPod Touch, and iPad. No previous

software or programming knowledge required. Coding/Programming will be discussed but NOT a major topic

of the course. Future detailed programming coding courses will be available after this Sling Shot game. This

course is mainly a video game design course that features game code already made for you to implement to

make your game designs come to life for a full functional app.
Day and Time
Starts Friday February 15 – May 10
th
*no class March 29
Online Video Lessons are emailed every Friday by 7:00pm est.
Take class anytime online during the week that fits your schedule.
Class Fee:
Monthly - $97.50
Pay in Full - $292.50
Discount Pay in Full and get

$75/off
*Optional Add On - Email Support:


$10/week
Email questions you have during the week. Will be answered 24 - 48 hours after your request has been

received.
*Optional Add On - Online Teacher Support:


$12/ per 10 minutes
Great if you have a question and need online teacher support anytime during the week. Must be schedule for

an approved appointment 1 day in advance.
*Teacher Support - Private Tutor:
$35/ per hour
(Sometimes email just doesn't cut it. Get a live online session with an tutor to review the module lessons.

Tutor will take you through the software with active desktop sharing technology)
About the Instructor
Taught by Jessica Henley, founder of Henley's Haven Workshops and founder / Head of School of

accredited

school Creative Career Academy K - 12 grades. Creative Career Academy K – 12 was voted Best of 2012

Atlanta - Art Schools by Kudzu.com. Jessica has a Associate degree in computer science, Bachelors degree in

Media Arts and Animation, and Master degree in Organizational Leadership in Education.
What You Need for Class

Mac computer

Download Free Software
Gimp


Download 30 Day Trial for
Adobe Flash CS5 or CS6


Download 30 Day Trial Trial of
Autodesk Maya

Downloads Free: Xcode 4, Download Free
Cocos 2D
for iPhone,
Download Free
Box 2D
Recommend Text (not required but very useful)
Learn cocos2d 2:
Game Development for iOS [Paperback]
Steffen Itterheim (Author), Andreas Löw (Author)
ISBN-10: 143024416X / ISBN-13: 978-1430244165
Appillionaires:
Secrets from Developers Who Struck It Rich on the App Store
Publication Date: September 30, 2011 | ISBN-10: 1119978645 | ISBN-13: 978-1119978640 | Edition: 3

Schedule of Topics
Week 1

Topics: Introductions, developing app ideas, ruff draft of character & game

assets ideas, creating games for a target market, ideas for app level

breakdowns / points, Software Overviews – Free software & 30 Day trials,

how to save to a USB and taking advantage of multiple backups.

Complete ruff draft of character ideas and scan. Can't draw ? No worries, we

will discusses options around this during class.
Week 2
*Need Adobe

Flash or Gimp

Topic → Getting scanned images into Adobe Flash or Gimp.

Intro to Adobe Flash and Gimp.
Week 3

Topic → Continue working on main characters & enemies designs.

Ideas for character animation break-down effects

Creating backgrounds for each level image plane.
Week 4

Topic → Continue working on main characters & enemies designs.

Ideas for character animation break-down effects

Creating backgrounds for each level image plane.
Week 5
*Need

Autodesk Maya

Trial

Topic → How to create :
SlingShot, Pillars, Straps, Stacks, Platforms,

Explosions

Intro to : Autodesk Maya. This software is great for creating 3D elements

quickly.
Week 6

Topic → Continuation of Autodesk Maya & Gimp:
SlingShot, Pillars, Straps, Stacks, Platforms, Explosions

Week 7

Topic → Continuation of Autodesk Maya & Gimp:

SlingShot, Pillars, Straps, Stacks, Platforms, Explosions

Finalize all images for app which include all characters, backgrounds, all game

props
Week 8

Continue to finalize all images for app which include all characters,

backgrounds, all game props.
Week 9 - 12
*Need Xcode,

Cocos 2D, Box

2D

Topics: Discuss programming (game code) for how game design assets work

with making the app a functionally payable game, Use of :
Xcode, Cocos 2D,

and Box 2D. Class comes with game code so no worries of not knowing how

to program.

Finalizing sling shot game.

Launch to Apple Store