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Coding Explorations in Art

Coding + Art is a mini-course that introduces students to the basics of coding through art! In this block-coding environment, students explore the digital art medium by building coding programs that create collages, imitate techniques of famous artists like Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol, and tell stories through a sequence of multimedia scenes.

Overview & Highlights

Middle School, High School
Contact Hours

Course Overview

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Introduction to Generating Art with Code
Students are introduced to the JavaScript block coding environment. They learn how to create a computer program that places images and text on a canvas to create their own meme.
Generating Art with Code
Students learn how to code computer-generated fractals, filters, and collages. For a final project, students develop a program that tells a story using images, text, and sound.

Offline Handouts

Demo Programs

Explore programs that your students will build throughout this course!

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