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sketchPatch Creative Coding Workshops

This February (2012) sketchPatch partnered up with Generating Genius to deliver our 3Day Creative Coding workshop and Expo to young people at Crossways Sixth Form College

We spent three days working with the students to explore the basics of computer programming and developing projects in a creative context.

At the end of the workshop we printed out the final pieces onto A1 posters, and the students presented their work in a poster presentation style Expo to members of their family, school faculty and special guests. 
The students produced  amazing pieces of generative art inspired by their own imagination, and other projects on the sketchPatch website. 

The project involved a competition, with judges from sketchPatch, Generating Genius and Google marking the final projects on creativity and understanding and use of code.  Everyone contributed amazing new artworks, some original, some modified from projects on the site. The competition winners were...
In joint second place:
In first place: Samiat Kolawole who is now sketchPatch's latest Featured Sketcher
Her Final Project can be seen here.  Samiat's inspiration came from a science theme, which lead to an exploration of the solar system. The rotating sun connotes the solar orbits, and also identifies the empty space. 

Over the three days she gained an understanding and knowledge of how to code, "a little mistake can cause your work to collapse, however if you do it to perfection it will always create a unique and outstanding creative idea." 


The sketchPatch Creative Coding workshops were delivered in partnership with Crossways Sixth Form College and...

and were sponsored by 

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