Photoshop

Weekly Due Dates & Agendas

By CRAIG KUNCE

I'll be your instructor for this course. These links will help you get to know me better. See you in class!

 

                

Week 1 -- Beginning 9/6/17

Class A

Class B

  • Tutorials: Weinermobile

Week 2 -- 9/11/17

Class A

  • Tutorials: Abe Lincoln
  • Scan your own photos to restore
  • Work on your photo restorations in class

Class B

  • Work on your photo restorations in class

Week 3 -- 9/18/17

Class A

  • Work on your photo restorations in class

Class B

  • Work on your photo restorations in class

Week 4 -- 9/25/17

Class A

  • Due: 2 Photo Restorations (Present before and after to class as JPEGs)
  • Tutorials: Kid's Club Magazine Cover

Class B

  • Tutorials: Kid's Club Magazine Cover

Week 5 -- 10/2/17

Class A

  • Tutorials: Kid's Club Magazine Cover

Class B

  • Tutorials: Kid's Club Magazine Cover

Week 6 -- 10/9/17

Class A

  • Tutorials: Kid's Club Magazine Cover (as-needed)
  • Tutorials: Other Useful Tools

Class B

  • Tutorials: Kid's Club Magazine Cover (as-needed)
  • Tutorials: Other Useful Tools

Week 7 -- 10/16/17

Class A

  • Begin Project 2: 3D Marketing Graphic
    • Composite 10–20 images together to educate us
    • Choose your subject and data set (favorite pizza toppings, most popular music streaming services, world's tallest buildings, most popular kid's sports, most raised farm animals. What subject lends itself to a 3D stacked bar graph or a 3D disk-shaped pie chart?)
    • Use Google Advanced Search to find usable, hi-res photos. Be sure to use the usage rights filter when searching
    • Create your Photoshop file to size (CMYK, 8.5x11, 300ppi)
    • Sketch ideas and layouts
    • Begin finding photos, type, art, colors, logos, and design elements
  • Demo: Fasteners to Build your World
  • Demo: Food and product photography

Class B

  • Tutorial: Brushes and Painting
  • Discuss your 3D Marketing Graphic idea with me
  • Begin finding and/or photographing your images
  • Work on your 3D Marketing Graphic

Week 8 -- 10/23/17

Class A

  • Work on your 3D Marketing Graphic

Class B

  • Work on your 3D Marketing Graphic

Week 9 -- 10/30/17

Class A

  • 3D Marketing Graphic progress critique in class (face-to-face)
  • Work on your 3D Marketing Graphic

Class B

  • Work on your 3D Marketing Graphic

Week 10 -- 11/6/17

Class A

  • Work on your 3D Marketing Graphic

Class B

  • Work on your 3D Marketing Graphic

Week 11 -- 11/13/17

Class A

  • Due: 3D Marketing Graphic
    • Present your work to class
    • Show a before and after 300ppi JPEG
  • Demo Fruitfuls Packaging tips and tricks
  • Begin Project 3: DVD -or- Package Design
    • Composite 5–20 images together to educate us
    • Choose your DVD or Product Package
    • Use Google Advanced Search to find usable, hi-res photos. Be sure to use the usage rights filter when searching
    • Create your Photoshop file to size (CMYK, 8.5x11, 300ppi)
    • Sketch ideas and layouts
    • Begin finding photos, type, art, colors, logos, and design elements

Class B

  • Demo Fruitfuls Packaging tips and tricks (as-needed)
  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Week 12 -- 11/20/17

Class A

  • Tutorial: Photomerge
  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Class B

  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Week 13 -- 11/27/17

Class A

  • DVD -or- Package progress critique in class (face-to-face)

Class B

  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Week 14 -- 12/4/17

Class A

  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Class B

  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Week 15 -- 12/11/17

Class A

  • Due: Project 3: DVD -or- Package Design
    • Present your work to class
    • Show a before and after 300ppi JPEG