Schedule

January

Tue 10 - Intro to Digital Imaging: Introductions, syllabus, intro to medium is the message, OSX overview, how to FTP in, Assign Reading Response 1 (pp.43-66)

Thr 12 - What are new media? lecture/discussion, Complexity and the Cyriak method

Project 1 presented in class. For rubric see [HERE]

Reading Response 2 assigned.

DUE Wed 11: Reading Response 1 should be uploaded before class. Reading Response 1 can be found: [HERE] (pp.43-66), Assignment requirements are [HERE]

Tue 17-


Thr 19

DUE Thr 19: Reading Response 2 should be uploaded before class.Reading Response 2 can be found: [HERE], Assignment requirements are [HERE]. Project 1 research papers and drawings are due.

Tue 24 - Garden blending; DEMO blending, quickmasks, color range selection (THE BETTER WAY!); Inclass2 (Notre Dame blending)
Review all Demos [HERE]

Thr 26 - Continue in-class work, introduce in-class Bake-A-Cake exercise, flickr and creative commons, resolution constrictions

Tue 31 - Critique Bake-A-Cake ; Assign reading response 3 and reading response 4

DUE Mon 30: Completed Bake-A-Cake.psd file saved on class homework folder. Finished drawings for Project 1 turned in person. Bring in 5 high resolution images to use in Project 1 on a flash drive.

February

Thr 2 - DEMOs:

DUE Wed 1: All critique suggestions should be taken care of. Revised Bake-A-Cake.psd file should replace the previous version on class server for grading.

Tue 7 - Beauty retouching

DUE Mon 6: Reading response 3 and response 4 uploaded to the server before class. Rubric is [HERE]. Complete a response for each article.

Thr 9 - Color adjustments & layer texturing; lab work to finish InClass3 by the end of class

Tue 14 - Critique Project 1

DUE Tue 14: Project 1 completed and uploaded to server. Be ready to defend your ideas in an intelligent way, using terminology discussed in class.

Thur 16 - Tour of print lab; Prepping images for print/uploading to Print Lab; Assign reading response 5

Tue 21 - Critique finished prints; Introduce Project 2

DUE Tue 21: Project 1 printed from print lab. ALL requested adjustments during inclass critique must be made!

Thr 23 - What is database visualization? Intro Project 2 (cont.)

DUE Thr 23: Reading response 5 must be uploaded to class server before class begins. Rubric is [HERE].

Tue 28 - Digital Painting intro: making brushes

DUE Tue 28: Project 2 drawings/proposals & research papers

Tur 30 - Project 2 first series critique. Start again!

DUE Thr 8: Have Project 2 first series jpgs uploaded to class server before class.

DUE Thr 30: Reading Response 6 is to be uploaded to server before class. Rubric is [HERE].

March

Tue 8 - (Spring Break) NO CLASS

Thr 9 - (Spring Break) NO CLASS

Tues 13 - Digital Painting cont.: pen control, mixing paints, smudging, palettes, digital painting workflow

DUE Tue 13: Bring in a character drawing to scan. We will be painting this image throughout class and for homework. Reading response 7 is due before class begins.

Thr15 - DEMO: tilt-shift, High Dynamic Range (HDR), HDR lab work, Project 2 work day

DUE Thr 15: Have completed your inclass Digital Painting Project. We will briefly look at these at the beginning of class. For full credit, you MUST complete these.

Tue 20 - Critique of second series. Determine best concept and helps to improve.

DUE Tue 20: Have Project 2 second series jpgs uploaded to class server before class.

Tue 22- Levels adjustments on Project 2

Thr 27 - Critique of Project 2. Review concept ideas.

DUE Thr 27: Project 2 final must be completed and uploaded to the class server in a flattened jpg format. We will critique these in class and discuss the execution of your concept. You will be required to make adjustments to this image. Also upload your artist statement for this project in a word doc format.

Thr 29 - Demo on how to prepare borders for print lab. Continue compositing

April

Tue 3 - Critique of prints for Project 2. Intro to Project 3. Synesthesia.

DUE Tue 3: Have a full size 42 inch print brought into class. Upload a one paragraph summary of your artist concept to the class server under the project 2 folder. We will discuss alterations and read your artist statements, then hang these in the hallway.

Thr 5 - Clone to extend imagery.

Tue 10 - Pen tool

Thr 12 - Blending paint techniques, inClass Copy Masters

Tue 17 - Brushes and mixing paint (the "cheap" way to copy a photograph). Discuss one-on-one Project 3 concepts.

DUE Tue 17: Upload to class server progress pictures of your Project 3 work.

Thr 19 - Mixing paint ("cheap" painting) and project overview

DUE Thr 19: Bring in a large resolution image jpg of a Waterhouse painting.

Tue 24- Critique masters and remaining time is Project 3 workday.

DUE Tue 24: Upload a finished JPG file of the Masters painting you have done. We will critique in class.

Thr 26 - Final Critique for Project 3

DUE Thr 26: Upload finished jpg of Project 3 to class server.

Tue 31 - FINAL: Print and artists statement due.