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Sneak Preview! 3rd grade through high school students create professional video games without coding!

Watch our sneak preview video, below, of the professional quality 2D video game created by our 3rd grade through high school students without any programming!  Students design and create their video game in one of the most powerful professional video game development programs: Unity. Unity won worldwide acclaim for creating 3D video games and immersive …

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Fall courses and the launch of our new Youth Digital Arts Space Program!

Our online and self-paced courses allow 3rd grade through high school students to explore the digital arts from the basics, with no experience required, to advanced digital art that pushes the boundaries of digital art software. Courses are grouped into four tracks where the skills taught in the first course are built on in the …

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Film School Student Attributes His Animation Interest to YDACS

For some, drawing and sketching comes naturally. Animation, on the other hand, is an acquired skill which involves learning software, crafting consistent images, and exercising great deals of patience. But following in the footsteps of the world’s best teachers, the Youth Digital Art Cyber School realizes that nothing is too difficult to learn if the …

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Countdown To The Launch Of The YDA Space Program!

We are super excited to announce the countdown to the launch of the Youth Digital Arts Space Program!  [It officially launched on 8/18!  Read more here.] With the launch of Virgin Galactic’s spaceplane from New Mexico thirteen days ago, and the launch of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket from Texas four days ago, space industry …

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16-Year-Old Uses Digital Art Software to Transform Her Paper Drawings And Mentor Other Students

From pencil and paper to mouse or drawing tablet, the transition between paper drawing and digital drawing can be daunting. For sixteen-year-old Kiersten Russu, however, the move to the computer screen was seamless-thanks to the Youth Digital Arts Cyber School. Kiersten always loved sketching and drawing her favorite characters from books and television shows on …

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College Sophomore Names YDACS As Source of Creative and Academic Success

When nineteen-year-old Max Elder finished his sophomore year of college, he reflected on the projects and animations he created through middle and high school as a source of the aspirations which brought him to the university level. Even as a cyber security major, Max sees overlaps between his field of study and the creative motivations …

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Announcing the New YDACS!

We are super excited to announce our new YDACS which has been completely redesigned using the latest technologies! The new registration system makes it super easy to register for your courses.  Once registered our All Courses page makes it simple to enroll in courses using the Take this Course button contained in each course listing.  Students …

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