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Week 1 - May 14 - May 18

MODULE 1 – Painter and the Exquisite Corpse

Posted by Monday, May 14
Lesson/lecture on Painter and tablet (Post by May 14)
Exercises in painter (Due May 16)
Information on Exquisite Corpse + reading (Post by May 14)
Reading: Exquisite Corpse Technique (link to follow)
Art examples
Discussion questions from reading 1 due Thursday, May 17 8am (post Monday May 14)
Exquisite Corpse PROJECT 1, Due Monday, May 21, 8am
Critique on Monday May 21 (sign up for a time, see course shell)
Module 2 (posted by May 21)

Using Painter, create images that are a result of group collaboration using a variety of methods along with one image that is a response to the group process. Refer to online assignment for tutorial, details and deadlines

Project Project 1 - Due May 21

Week 2 - May 21 - May 25

Critique Monday, May 21 for Project 1 (sign up for a time)

Module 2 – Photoshop and Scanned Identity

Posted by Monday, May 21
Lesson/lecture on Photoshop using scanned image
Lesson/lecture on Photoshop using photo
Layers and other helpful tools
Exercises in Photoshop (Posted by Monday May 21, due Wed May 23)
Annie Leibovitz video
Example art links
Discussion questions from your research due Thursday May 24, 8am (post Monday May 21)
Project 2 (see below) DUE Tuesday, May 29th
Critique on Tuesday, May 29

Using Photoshop, create images that represent you, but without any full body or full face pictures of you in them. Incorporate scanned images of objects, photos, textures or the like to make a montage or collage that symbolizes you. Body parts are OK.

Make 5 images using various scanned sources that represent you.
Refer to course shell for tutorial, details and deadlines
View sample works on class assignment page

Project Project 2 - Due May 29

Week 3 - May 28 - June 1

Critique Tuesday, May 29 for Project 2 (sign up for a time on class shell, Module 2)

Module 3 Narrative using Photoshop and Painter

Post by Monday, May 28th
Lesson/lecture Painter and PS
Exercises due by Wed, May 30th
Example links, video and reading on narrative imagery
Discussion questions from reading and video, Due Thurs May 31, 8am
Project 3, DUE Monday, June 4, 8am
Critique June 4 (sign up on class shell, Module 3)

Using Painter and/or Photoshop, make 5 images on your own that read as a narrative. The work does not have to be a linear story with a beginning, middle, and end.

Refer to course shell for details and deadlines
View sample works on class assignment page

Project Project 3 - Due June 4, 8am


Week 4 - June 4 - June 8

Critique Monday, June 4 for Project 3 (sign up for a time)

Module 4 - Alternate Reality using Photoshop and Painter

Posted by Monday, June 4
Lesson/lecture Miscellaneous Photoshop
Reading on photographic truth and how it relates to Digital Images
Exercise this week will be associated with the reading, Due by Wed, June 6th
Discussion Questions from reading, Due Thurs, June 7, 8am
Project 4 (Images and written response), DUE Monday, June 11
Critique June 11

Using Photoshop and/or Painter, create images that incorporate sources including digital camera or video, scanned images or objects, web images and other forms of acquired imagery. Make 5 images using various sources that comment on altered reality (see assignment)
Refer to assignment for details
View sample works on class assignment page

Project Project 4 - Due June 11, 8am

Week 5 and 6 - June 11 - 22

Critique Monday, June 11 for Project 4 (sign up for a time)

Final Assignment

Post by Monday, June 11
Sketches and contract due Wednesday June 13
In Progress work due Monday, June 18

Final Images Due Wed, June 20, 8am

Final Critique Final Critique Wed, June 20 (sign up for times)

Optional changes to Final project Due Friday, June 22, 8am

Use Photoshop and/or Painter to create a conceptually cohesive final body of work that fits together as a whole. You will write a final direction contract that will detail your intentions. Consider extending your work from other assignments.

Project Final Project - Due June 20 (8am) with optional changes due June 22 (8am)

Please note

This Schedule is subject to change during the course and the instructor will notify students of changes.