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Beginner ★☆☆ Challenge Drawing Solo Challenge

Draw Your Favorite Animal

Draw Your Favorite Animal

Draw your favorite animal and share it with the Mind Foundry community.

Big or small, long or short, ferocious or cuddly: animals come in any shape and size. It’s up to you to capture the essence of your favorite animal. Try to sketch and draw it a few times before you take your picture to submit your drawing. You’ll be surprised how great of an artist you really are!

Goal

Draw and share your favorite animal

Skills

  • Drawing, sketching, and drafting
  • Iteration and perseverence

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Challenge Drawing Intermediate ★★☆ Solo Challenge

Make 3D Digital Art

Make 3D Digital Art

Create a piece of 3D digital art and share it with your fellow Mind Foundry players. Whether you use 3D Paint, Photoshop, Blender, or anything else is up to you. The limit: your imagination.

Choose how you make your art: there is no right way to express yourself, and each piece of art you make will only make you a better artist.

Goal

Create and share a 3D digital piece of art.

Skills

  • Visual design and planning
  • Digital world manipulation
  • Composition
  • Art platform selection

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Beginner ★☆☆ Challenge Drawing Solo Challenge

Make 2D Digital Art

Make 2D Digital Art

Create a piece of 2D digital art and share it with your fellow Mind Foundry players. Whether you use Paint, Photoshop, pixel art, or anything else is up to you. The limit: your imagination.

Choose how you make your art: there is no right way to express yourself, and each piece of art you make will only make you a better artist.

Goal

Create and share a 2D digital piece of art.

Skills

  • Visual design and planning
  • Composition
  • Art platform selection

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Beginner ★☆☆ Challenge Drawing Solo Challenge

Create a Collage of Your Favorite Things

Create a Collage of Your Favorite Things

We all have things we love and they help make us unique. Think about who you are and what you love. What goes into your collage?

Try making a list first, and some draft sketches. Look up some pictures of the things you like to help you draw them. Practice drawing them. Finally, put them together and share it with everyone. You’ll be surprised what you can make if you put your mind to it!

Goal

Draw and share a collage of your favorite things

Skills

  • Organization and self-reflection
  • Drawing, sketching, and drafting
  • Composition

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Beginner ★☆☆ Challenge Dancing Solo Challenge

Show Off a Breakdancing Move

Show Off a Breakdancing Move

Break your way through the crowd and dance your heart out. Help us all learn new moves that we can use to impress our friends and win the local dance competition.

You’ll need to find different breakdancing moves, and practice the ones you’d like to learn and show off. Record your favorite breakdance moves share them with other Mind Foundry students!

Goal

Record and share a breakdancing move that you learned or invented

Skills

  • Sound and beats
  • Independent research
  • Video recording and editing

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Challenge Dancing Intermediate ★★☆ Solo Challenge

Invent and Perform a Dance

Invent and Perform a Dance

Invent and perform a dance to a song of your choice. This sounds simple, and it is!

Whether you’ve never danced before or you dance every day, we all have the ability to get up and sway to the beat. Every dancer has a unique style, and sharing that style with the world will always make it a better place.

Remember to practice before you record your history-making dance!

Goal

Create and share an original dance to a song of your choice

Skills

  • Video recording and angles
  • Timing and storytelling
  • Sound and beats
  • Planning and organization
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Beginner ★☆☆ Challenge Dancing Solo Challenge

Create an Animated Dance

Create an Animated Dance

Dancing shows off our unique personality and shows the world what we’ve got to offer. Use Scratch or the animation software of your choice to set the world on fire with a lit dance that everyone will want to do.

Creating an animated dance is more than just fun and games. You’ll learn valuable lessons about how to tell computers what to do. If you take this seriously, you could find yourself working as an animator before too long.

Goal

Create and share an animated dance

Skills

  • Computer instruction and coding
  • Animation and timing
  • Sound and beats
  • Planning and organization
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Beginner ★☆☆ Challenge Photography Solo Challenge

Take an Impressive Close-up Photo

Take an Impressive Close-up Photo

Take an impressive photo of anything close-up. You’ll find that taking a picture close-up is harder than it sounds. Experiment with different objects and discover a new world of photography and perspective. What makes a close-up photo look good? What could I take close-up photos of? These are questions you can answer yourself with a little bit of effort and experimentation.

Goal

Take and share a beautiful panorama photo

Skills

  • Photography and perspective
  • Angles and lighting
  • Experimentation and creative decision-making
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Advanced ★★★ Challenge Photography Solo Challenge

Take a Beautiful Panorama Photo

Take a Beautiful Panorama Photo

Create a recipe book featuring old favorites or new cooking or baking ideas. Use a recipe for old-fashioned chocolate chip cookies, twist it up with M&Ms, or make an entirely new food and share the results and recipe. Remember, only use real food when you make your recipe book. It could even be published for the world to enjoy, so make it count.

Your journey to being a famous chef begins here!

Goal

Take and share a beautiful panorama photo

Skills

  • Photography and scene composition
  • Angles and lighting
  • Reflection and evaluating your own work
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Advanced ★★★ Challenge Photography Solo Challenge

Create a Recipe Book

Create a Recipe Book

Create a recipe book featuring old favorites or new cooking or baking ideas. Use a recipe for old-fashioned chocolate chip cookies, twist it up with M&Ms, or make an entirely new food and share the results and recipe. Remember, only use real food when you make your recipe book. It could even be published for the world to enjoy, so make it count.

Your journey to being a famous chef begins here!

Goal

Create and share a recipe book filled with pictures

Skills

  • Cooking and baking
  • Photography and scene composition
  • Angles and lighting
  • Collaboration, research, and experimentation