WANIC Intro to Art & Animation

Program Description:

Discover how traditional art and animation techniques are integrated into digital artistry, shaping the animations and special effects seen in video games and films. Through guided lessons and hands-on exercises, students will acquire essential skills and develop a comprehensive understanding of the production process. By the course’s conclusion, students will have the opportunity to apply their newfound knowledge by crafting an animated project of their own, showcasing their creativity and mastery of the techniques learned. Join us at the DigiPen Institute of Technology Campus in Redmond for an immersive exploration into the dynamic world of digital art and animation.

ALL students in this class attend in person 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

This beginner-level program is introductory and designed for students with no prior exposure to the subject. 


This program is primarily for students entering their Junior or Senior year of high school in the fall, but younger students are accepted with permission.

  • No prior experience required


High School Credits:

  • 0.5 CTE OR 0.5 Fine Arts


Our WANIC instructors are outstanding, highly trained and passionate about their respective fields. Instructors impart their years of knowledge and experience to teach and inspire the next generation of innovators.

Learn more about our program with these inspiring videos from past students:
WANIC Student Showcase Video:

See what past students have created in our WANIC classes. 







Program Dates:

June 27th, 2024 to July 17th, 2024.
No School July 4th or July 5th.


Apply on the WANIC website.
Application window
March 26 - April 25, 2024.


DigiPen Institute, Redmond Campus


Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. PST

For more details, see the WANIC website.


No tuition costs/fees; funded by the State