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
Week 2 & 3 Line
Week 4 Shape
Weeks 5 & 6 Space
Weeks 7 & 8 Introduction to Digital Media: Photoshop
Weeks 9 & 10 Introduction to Digital Media: Illustrator
Week 11 Texture
Week 12 & 13 Color
Week 14 -15 Final Project


1/13 - Introduction
General introduction of course outline, including grading policies, classroom and attendance requirements.
Reading Assignment: Chapter 1: Introduction (pp26-32) & Chapter 2 : Form
Homework: Students will be asked to locate and identify an intriguing example of design in contemporary two-dimensional media and write a brief critical summation of their choice.

1/15 - After reviewing and discussing the introductory assignment, students will explore the realm of compositional possibilities by exploring a single observed subject through the use of thumbnail sketches.
Three final compositions will be created from the sketches.
Reading Assignment: Chapter 3: Line

Handout: Questions to Consider for Critique