SCHEDULES

Note: There might be chance of extending the contents of the lectures due to time allow and how fast students can absorb all materials.
WEEK 01

Jan. 10

Intro to the class and materials

Jan. 12

Presentation: Your Arts

WEEK 02

Jan. 17

Assign: Project One: “Portraiture:” Due Date: Sep. 20

Demo:

A: Concept

  1. Gesturing and sketching Concept inside Photoshop
  2. Composition

B: Tools

  1. Preferences
  2. Color Setting
  3. layout/Composition with grids/guides/shapes
  4. Selection tools
  5. Shape tools
  6. Masking
  7. Layer

Work time

Jan. 19

Demo:

  1. Canon 5D / 5D mark II
  2. Bridge&Camera Raw VS. 0hotoshop&Camera Raw
    • Raw data
  3. Digital dark room with Camera Raw : Color adjustment

Assign: Blocking/Rough Sketch in Photoshop for your first image of pro#02

Work time

WEEK 03

Jan. 24

Demo:

Digital dark room with Camera Raw

0hotoshop

  • All about Blend Modes

Work time

Jan. 26

Due: Blocking/Rough Sketch in Photoshop for your first image of pro#02

Demo:

  • Studio Lights Setup
  • Color Collection
    • Analyzing and understanding Histogram

Work time

WEEK 04

Jan. 31

Demo:

  • Color Collection Continue
  • Layer Adjustment
  • Layer Mask

Work time

Feb. 2

Continue Demo:

  • Color Collection
  • Stencil with Channels

Work time

WEEK 05

Feb. 7

Demo:

  • Distorting Commands
    • revisit Basic Distorting commands
    • More Puppet warp
  • Smart Object / Smart Filter

Work time

Feb. 9

Continue Demo:

  • Advance Distorting commend
  • More layer commends

Work time

WEEK 06

Feb. 14

Visiting Artist

Feb. 16

Review: Project 2

Continue Demo:

  • Advance Distorting commend
  • More layer commends
WEEK 07

Feb. 21

Intro: Project 3

Demo

  • Brush and blending modes

At 1pm : Visiting Metal studio - Looking at laser printer

Feb. 23

Continue Demo:

  • Working with shapes
  • Working with Layer Style
WEEK 08

Feb. 28

Intro: Project 3

Demo

  • Photshop
    • Continue Working with Shapes
    • Drawing with Pen tools
  • Illustrator
    • Shapes
    • Pen tools

Mar. 1

Presenting : Project 3 research

Demo:

  • Together with Photoshop and Illustrator
    • Working with Smart Objects
WEEK 09

Spring Recess - No Classes

March 5th - March 9th

 

WEEK 10

Mar. 13

Progress check: Project 3

Demo:

  • Bristle and Mixer Brushes

Work section

Mar. 15

 

Photoshop

  • Prepare for Web graphic

Intro to Dreamwaver

  • Basic page layout
  • Frameset
  • Tables
updated 2/18/2012