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

  • Tutorial: Photo Corrections - Scanning
  • Scan your own photo—or use one of mine
  • Use your own scanned photo when we do the tutorials in class

Week 2 -- 9/11/17

Class A

  • Tutorial: Photo Corrections - Size and Adjust
  • Tutorial: Photo Corrections - Healing Tools
  • Tutorial: Photo Corrections - Clone Stamp Tool
  • Work on your photo restoration in class

Class B

  • Tutorial: Photo Corrections - Patch Tool
  • Tutorial: Photo Corrections - Content-AwareTool
  • Tutorial: Photo Corrections - Dodge and Burn Tool
  • Work on your photo restoration in class

Week 3 -- 9/18/17

Class A

  • Work on your photo restoration in class

Class B

  • Work on your photo restoration 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

Class B

  • Tutorials: Kid's Club Magazine Cover

Week 7 -- 10/16/17

Class A

  • Begin Project 2: 3D Pie Chart or Bar Graph
    • 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: Food and product photography

Class B

  • Discuss your idea with me
  • Work on your 3D Pie Chart or Bar Graph

Week 8 -- 10/23/17

Class A

  • Tutorial: Brushes and Painting
  • Work on your 3D Pie Chart or Bar Graph

Class B

  • Work on your 3D Pie Chart or Bar Graph

Week 9 -- 10/30/17

Class A

  • 3D Pie Chart or Bar Graph progress critique in class (face-to-face)
  • Work on your 3D Pie Chart or Bar Graph

Class B

  • Work on your 3D Pie Chart or Bar Graph

Week 10 -- 11/6/17

Class A

  • Work on your 3D Pie Chart or Bar Graph

Class B

  • Work on your 3D Pie Chart or Bar Graph

Week 11 -- 11/13/17

Class A

  • Due: 3D Pie Chart or Bar Graph
    • Present your work to class
    • Show a before and after 300ppi JPEG
  • 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: Smuckers Packaging Tips and Tricks
  • 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