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Digital Art Workshop - Dive into the Vibrant World of Game Design!

Introduction

            Unleash your creative prowess in this digital art workshop, in which you will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience with one of the industry’s leading game development powerhouses––the Unreal Engine (UE). This world-class tool has been instrumental in creating iconic games such as Fortnite, Yoshi’s Crafted World and Batman Arkham Knight, and now it’s your turn to harness its power.

            With a flexible node-based system and a robust C++ framework, Unreal Engine accommodates everyone––from beginners taking their first steps in game development to seasoned experts creating stunning features. This adaptive and inclusive environment is your playground to shape your own virtual reality.

 

            Embark on a two-hour adventure and collaborate with your guide on an electrifying journey to:

                   - Create your unique game world from scratch

                   - Engineer thrilling interactive features

                   - Develop an engaging scoring system

                   - Create your own characters and dictate their movements

                   - And much more!

 

            All are welcome to join this exhilarating journey into game development! No prior experience is necessary––just bring your enthusiasm to learn and your passion to create. Prepare to ignite your imagination, get inspired, and start crafting your gaming universe today!


            Dream big, create boldly––the world of game design awaits you!

 

    Information

  • Veune:       Rm G02, Simon and Eleanor Kwok Building
                       (SEK), Lingnan University
  • Tutor:        Mr. KAN Shiu Tao, Tobby
  • Language: Cantonese
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Section 1
  • Date:        23 Nov 2023
  • Time:        10:30-12:30



Section 2
  • Date:        29 Nov 2023
  • Time:        14:30-16:30



* Same content with both sections

Tutor

Mr. KAN Shiu Tao (Lecturer, Department of Digital Arts and Creative Industries)


            Tobby Kan is a passionate multimedia artist and educator who specializes in interactive installations and advancements in Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) technologies. His journey in the realm of art began in independent production, and his work has been featured on notable platforms such as Freshwave.

            As an educator, Kan has supervised a diverse range of projects, spanning across disciplines such as video production, 3D animation, and VR/AR. His role in academia underscores his commitment to nurturing the next generation of creative talent and fostering an appreciation of technology as a robust medium for self-expression.

            Kan emphasizes the significance of the message over the method of creation and advocates for art as a vehicle for connection and communication. His work effectively bridges the gap between technology and creativity, resulting in thought-provoking pieces that invite audiences to contemplate their relationship with the world around them.