RESOURCES FOR THE CREATIVE MIND
While education on-ground takes a shift to online learning. Let’s take a look at some of the ways to make that shift more streamlined while having fun. Below I have included a list of educational resources for anyone interested in the creative field.
WHY NOT LEARN IMAGINEERING?
From Costume Designing, to Character Development, to Environment Design you can learn what it takes to become an Imagineer! Check out the full lesson at Kahn Academy as well as the tutorial on youtube below.
The video below gives you an example of some of the cool character designs you can create as an Imagineer with Animatronics.
What if you had training in VR, or Animation or Game? What kinds of characters or worlds could you create? Below is a list of training that focuses on entertainment but offers a world of unlimited opportunities for online learning and advancement in creative skills for the digital age.
ONLINE TRAINING FOR VR, GAME AND MACHINE LEARNING
CGCircuit offers training in VFX, Game, Animation, VR and more…
Elements of AI free -machine learning course
360cities: Want to travel the world? Check out 360 cities and find your next adventure.
4D Anatomy: students can explore human anatomy with this app.
Immersive VR Education: (Free) allows teachers to create their own lesson plans and VR /immersive experiences.
Minecraft Education Edition: The popular game has an education version that allows students to create their own virtual world, such as Jamestown or Fort Clatsop.
Nearpod: This is a free-for-teachers VR-based curriculum.
Timelooper: Free app allows students to go back in time in London, from medieval times to World War II.
VR WORKSHOPS host workshops, hacknights, and show and tell, collaborations between VR developers, VR filmmakers, game designer.
WONDEROPOLIS – A great site for kids ask questions on various topics about their world.Topics range from “How do people drink water on the moon?” to “How do they make rubber bands?” and “Can ducks fly when it is stormy?”
From inquisitive questions about your reality to creating your own reality learning online proves that it can be not only allot of fun but also can lead to some pretty cool careers in the creative industries.
Khan Academy for the math needed. Calculus, Linear Algebra, Probability & Statistics.
Fast.ai offers Practical Deep Learning for Coders, lots of great resources for Python etc., and a great place to start.
Google’s Python class free class for people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python
MIT Online 6 week course in Machine Learning.
Stanford – (Coursera.org) – offers free course on Machine Learning.
LA Machine Learning (meet-up) a large variety of machine learning topics such as classification, clustering, neural networks, graphical algorithms, information retrieval, search, game theory, computational learning theory, reinforcement learning, collaborative filtering etc. More recently, a Data Science Track
Annual Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Conference by RMDS (meet-up) This is a group for anyone interested in AI/ ML/ Data Science, Big Data, NoSQL, Data Analytic, Spark, Data Mining, Data Visualization & more. All skills levels are welcome. This group was started to meet other Data Enthusiasts.
Open Ai Resources – builds free software for training and experimenting with Ai
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About the Author:
Lori Hammond, CG Circuit
Author & Content Producer
Experienced multi-talented Artist/Designer/Blogger with an extensive background in the Arts & Entertainment Industry(Animation, VFX, Game & Product Design)