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


4/9 -Slide Critique of Masterworks
Students will be expected to critically analyze both formal aesthetics and content in presented
two-dimensional works.

11/20-12/5 - Playing Card Redesign
Beginning with a standard playing card, students will create a redesigned composition based on research of an assigned artist. General aesthetic characteristics should be incorporated into the image based on research of the specific artist. Final image size will be 17.5” x 12.5” ( 5 times actual card size)
and should be mounted or include at least a one inch border. Materials and surface will be the students choice.
Due for final critique at start of class 12/5

Samples of Playing Card solutions and past finals