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 3- Introduction to Image Effects, Modes and Filters - Creative Exploration
Some of the unique options of Photoshop will be explored including special effect filters and basic image effects. Students will also learn the basics of image scanning, as well as proper saving procedures, file formats and resolution settings.
Exercise: Students will explore the creative options of Photoshop by manipulating an image in five filtered variations.
Hand-outs: Getting Images into Photoshop, Scanning Instructions for RL
Text resources: Chapter 20: Filters; Chapter 8: History; Chapter 2: Photoshop Color; Chapter 4: Pixel Basics; pages 57-63 Scanning