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 2- Photo Retouching
This class will begin with a review of selection tools and an introduction to the additive processes of drawing, painting and touching up. Color modes, adjustments, histograms will all be examined. Additional palette options will also be introduced.
Exercise 1: Photo retouching will be introduced utilized during the in-class imaging tutorial.
Exercise 2: Following a review of the tutorial, students will attempt to correct poor quality photographs using the previously explained techniques.
Hand-outs: Tutorial Lesson 02: Photo Retouching
Text resources: Chapter 9: Adjustments, Chapter 11: Recolor