Spy Hop In Action

Have you ever wondered what goes on in Spy Hop classes? This blog is your window into what goes on behind the scenes, to see the magic happen, to see Spy Hop mentors and students in action!

Woodshedding!

Our new songwriting program, Woodshedding, is moving right along. We’re in the process of learning about recording songs that we’ve been…

Read More

Ball with tail

Another classic animation test is ball and tail.  In Power Up we are adding more principles of animations to the students’ tool box.  Keep an eye…

Read More

Green Screenin’

The Green Screen Media Lab is nearing its end and the students are adding the final touches to their backgrounds in Adobe After Effects for their…

Read More

ANIMATION!!!!

Tuesday was the first day of the Digital Animation Media Lab!
We learned about Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston’s 12 Principles of Animation.  We…

Read More

Game minimalism

Games should be fun. So before we add all the visuals and animations to the game we test with simple shapes. If the game functions and is fun…

Read More

Film inspired game

We made a decision about the Power Up game. The students were inspired by film production. The game follows a prop delivery truck that is fighting…

Read More

OnTriggerEnter

Power Up, Spy Hop’s advanced game design program, is making custom components in C#!  We are using “OnTriggerEnter” to trigger events.  We…

Read More

Writing a song.

The as-yet-to-be-named-band Musicology band is currently playing their first song called “Teeth.” It’s a heavy number about social acceptance…

Read More

Fall colors

Fall colors
The Spy Hop Design Apprenticeship is too-in-tune! We all wore fall colors by accident and it made our day.

Read More

Open Mic—10/13/17

We’ve got some awesome work happening today for our PitchNic films at Open Mic! Recording some cello for an original composition by one of our Spy…

Read More

Get Your Spy Hop Goods. Tees, hoodies, music, dvds…

Join the Crew! Support creative youth in Utah.