Note: This schedule is intended as a general guide to course projects and is
subject to change. Exact dates and requirements will be issued in class.

Week 1 Introduction to Macintosh
Week 2 Photo Retouching
Week 3 Introduction to Scanning/ Image Effects, Modes and Filters
Weeks 4 & 5 Project: Self-Portrait
Weeks 6 & 7 Image and Text
Weeks 8 & 9 Introduction to Illustrator
Week 10 Introduction to Type - Spatial Concepts & Organizational Systems
Week 11 Personal Logo/Business Card
Week 12 Combining Vector and Raster Based Programs
Week 13 -15 Final Project


Week 12 - Combining Vector and Raster Based Programs
Advantages of utilizing text and other visual elements in a vector-based program such as Illustrator will be demonstrated. Proper saving formats for working between programs, as well as import instructions will be explained.
Excercise: Students will import a previously created graphic from Illustrator into Photoshop for an exercise in packaging design using 3-D rendering.
Hand-outs: Combining Photoshop and Illustrator Graphics,
Text resources: (Photoshop) Chapter 15: Paths: Chapter 20: Print; p294 : preparing an image for another application