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 13 - 15 - Final Project
This project will represent the culmination of the exercises throughout the semester. Students will utilize both programs where appropriate to create a comprehensive CD package. The packaging may represent fictional or real subject matter and may be an audio disc, DVD movie disc, CD-Rom gaming or other type of interactive disc. Photographic manipulation and other raster effects should be applied in Photoshop, while final type setting and layout should be completed in Illustrator for clean vector output.