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 1/19/16

Class A

Class B

  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 1 - Getting to Know the Work Area

Week 2 -- 1/25/16

Class A

  • Demo: Scanning
  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 2 - Basic Photo Corrections (A)
  • Begin Project 1: Photo Restoration
    • Find 2–3 old family photos that need fixing. Bring them in next week. We'll choose 1–2 to restore as your first class project.

Class B

  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 2 - Basic Photo Corrections (B)
  • Work on your photo restoration

Week 3 -- 2/1/16

Class A

  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 3 - Working with Selections
  • Work on your photo restoration

Class B

  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 4 - Layer Basics
  • Work on your photo restoration

Week 4 -- 2/8/16

Class A

  • How's the class going for me? - Blackboard Survey
  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 5 - Quick Fixes (A)
  • Work on your photo restoration

Class B

  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 5 - Quick Fixes (B)
  • Work on your photo restoration

Week 5 -- 2/15/16

Class A

  • Due: Project 1- Photo Restoration
  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 6 - Masks and Channels (A)
  • Begin Project 2: Creatures of the Mind
    • Begin looking for photo reference (search sites)
    • Find 3 animal photos and one background photo to composite together

Class B

  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 6 - Masks and Channels (B)
  • Work on Creatures of the Mind

Week 6 -- 2/22/16

Class A

  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 7 - Typographic Design
  • Work on Creatures of the Mind

Class B

  • Mask a Fruit or Vegetable: Masking a green pepper demo (here)
  • Work on Creatures of the Mind

Week 7 -- 2/29/16

Class A

  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 9 - Advanced Compositing (A)
  • Work on Creatures of the Mind

Class B

  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 9 - Advanced Compositing (B)
  • Work on Creatures of the Mind

Week 8 -- 3/7/16

(No classes Thursday or Friday this week)

Class A

  • Work on Creatures of the Mind

Class B

  • Work on Creatures of the Mind

Week 9 -- 3/14/16

Class A

  • Due: Project 2: Creatures of the Mind
    • Present your work to class
  • Begin Project 3: DVD -or- Package Design
    • Begin sketching layout ideas (use graph paper)
    • Build a template
    • Begin finding photo reference

Class B

Week 10 -- 3/21/16

Class A

  • Drawing with a Wacom tablet
  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Class B

  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Week 11 -- 3/28/16

Class A

  • DVD -or- Package progress critique in groups - (face-to-face) In class only
  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Class B

  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Week 12 -- 4/4/16

Class A

  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 12 - Working with Camera Raw (Bride Photo only)
  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Class B

  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Week 13 -- 4/11/16

Class A

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

Class B

  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Week 14 -- 4/18/16

Class A

  • Classroom in a Book: Chapter 13 - Preparing Files for the Web
  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Class B

  • Work on your DVD -or- Package Design

Week 15 -- 4/25/16

Class A

  • Due: Project 3: DVD -or- Package Design
    • Present your work to class