Tutorials

AaronHigginsTexture mapping with Maya: variations on groups of objects

Presented by Aaron Higgins – University of Tulsa

Saturday, 9:30 am – 11:00 am

TUs own Aaron Higgins will be presenting a tutorial for beginners in Maya.  Topics include using polygonal forms vs. NURBS, some basic modeling and texture mapping, and turning basic models into varied groups through texture mapping.

Hour of Code: Minecraft

Presented by Microsoft Store – Woodland Hills Mall

Saturday, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for this free workshop to take part in the global Hour of Code movement.  Go behind the scenes of Minecraft to learn how to code, program, and play in your own gaming world.  You’ll use kid-friendly programming to learn how creativity and problem solving come together to make something all your own.

Create Digital Art with FreshPaint

Presented by Microsoft Store – Woodland Hills Mall

Saturday, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

In this free hands-on workshop, students will learn to create and share their own digital art with the Fresh Paint app for Windows 10. They’ll explore the basics of Fresh Paint, using lifelike oil and watercolors, pastels, and more to craft their own creations. They’ll also get a sneak peek of advanced digital art skills like mixing paint and layering media. Activities will focus on learning through experience and peer-to-peer learning, and themes may be based on upcoming seasons and special events.

KenMayfieldLevel Design Essentials

Presented by Kenneth Mayfield – Tulsa Tech

Saturday, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

This tutorial explores the aesthetics of proper level design.  Participants will learn how to use lighting, textures, and architectural cues to clearly guide the player through the intended experience.