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Week 1 Introductions

Objectives

  • Class A
    • Class Orientation
  • Class B
    • Macintosh Basics

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Week 2 intro to photoshop

Objectives

  • Class A Fall 2013 NO CLASS
  • Class B Introduction to Photoshop
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Week 3 intro to photoshop

Objectives

  • Class A
    • Photoshop CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch. 1: Color Management (pg 1–2)
    • Ch. 2: Creating Files (pg 15–16, 21–22)
  • Class B
    • Photoshop CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch. 6: Panels (pg 99–120, entire chapter)
    • Ch. 5: Workspaces (pg 85–98, entire chapter)

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Week 4 Photoshop

Objectives

  • Class A
    • Photoshop CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch. 9: Selections and Masks (pg 151–163)
  • Class B
    • Photoshop CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch. 9 (continue)
    • Ch.8: Layer Essentials (pg 135–150, entire chapter)
    • Saving Photoshop Files (pg 18–20, 461)
    • Assignment: Homework 1 (Adobe Photoshop)

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Week 5 photoshop

Objectives

  • Class A
    • Photoshop CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch. 17: Fun with Layers (pg 332–333, 336–337, 340)
    • Ch 20: Layer Styles (pg 371–381)
  • Class B
    • Photoshop CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch.11: Using Color (pg 185–190)
    • Ch.14: Brushes (pg 271–282)

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Week 6 Photoshop

Objectives

  • Class A
    • Photoshop CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch. 11: Using Color (pg 193–200)
    • Ch, 13: Combining Images
    • (pg 239–241, 243–247, 261–263, 268–270)
    • Assignment: Homework 2 (Adobe Photoshop)
  • Class B
    • Photoshop CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Due Today: Homework 1
    • Image Types, File Formats, and Resolution
    • (pg 2–12, 13–14, 17, 125, 461, 463–467)
    • Assignment: Begin reading The Mac is Not a Typewriter.
    • Complete entire book by 11/1.

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Week 7 Photoshop

Objectives

  • Class A
    • Photoshop CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Image Types, File Formats, and Resolution (cont.)
    • Intro to Scanning
  • Class B
    • Photoshop CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch 19: Type (pg 355–366, 368–369)

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Week 8 - Photoshop

Objectives

  • Class A
    • NO CLASS
  • Class B
    • Photoshop CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Chapter 19 (continue)
    • Photoshop CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch,18: Filters (pg 341–343)
    • Ch. 24: Preferences (pg 433–443)
    • Assignment: Homework 3 (Adobe Photoshop)

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Week 9 - InDesign

Objectives

  • Class A
    • InDesign CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch. 3: Basic Text (pg 41–69, 71–77)
    • Ch. 8: Imported Graphics
    • (pg 185–189, 199–203, 210–212)
    • Assignment: Homework 4 (Adobe InDesign)
  • Class B
    • Due Today: Have read the entire The Mac is Not a Typewriter book by this class period.
    • InDesignCS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch.1: getting Started
    • (pg 1-8, entire chapter)
    • Ch. 2: Document Setup
    • (pg 9-40, entire chapter
    • Ch.4: Working with Objects
    • (pg 79-105, 108-112)
    • Ch.8: Imported Graphics
    • (pg 185-189, 199-203, 210-212)

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Week 10 - InDesign

Objectives

  • Class A
    • Due Today: Homework 2
    • Quiz 2: Image Types, File Formats, and Resolution
    • Lab – may have some time, bring Homework 3
    • Assignment: Bring The Mac is Not a Typewriter next class.
  • Class B
    • Due Today: Have read the entire The Mac is Not a Typewriter book by this class period.
    • InDesignCS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch.11: Layers (pg 271–280, entire chapter)
    • Ch. 21: Customizing (pg 513–544, entire chapter)
    • Fonts
    • Fonts and Graphics in Adobe InDesign
    • Find Font (pg 350)
    • Link Graphics and Links Panel (pg 204–207)

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Week 11 - Fonts and Intro to Illustrator

Objectives

  • Class A
    • Quiz 3: Typography (The Mac is Not a Typewriter)
    • Picas and Points, Step and Repeat, and Leading
    • Step and Repeat (pg 87)
    • Leading (pg 54)
    • Lab Time – work on Homework 4
  • Class B
    • Due Today: Homework 3
    • Illustrator CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch. 1: Create & Save Files (pg 1–3, 6–14)
    • Ch. 3: Workspace (pg 23–36, entire chapter)
    • Ch. 4: Panels (pg 37–54, entire chapter)
    • Ch. 6: Geometric Objects
    • (pg 75–82, entire chapter)
    • Ch. 7: Freehand Drawing
    • (pg 83–88, entire chapter)
    • Introduce Views and some Tools and Panels

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Week 12 - Illustrator

Objectives

  • Class A
    • Chapter 6 and Chapter 7 (continue)
    • Assignment: Final Project (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, & Photoshop)
  • Class B
    • Due Today: Homework 4
    • Illustrator CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch.9: Move, Copy & Align (pg 99–110, entire chapter)
    • Ch. 11: Transform (pg 143–152, entire chapter)
    • Ch. 10: Fill & Stroke (pg 111–119, 124–127)
    • Ch. 8: Select (pg 89–92, 96–98)
    • Ch.12: Reshape (pg 153–176, entire chapter)

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Week 13 - Illustrator

Objectives

  • Class A
    • Chapter 12 (continue)
    • Illustrator CS6 Visual QuickStart Guide
    • Ch. 21: Pen Tools (pg 287–294, entire chapter)
    • Ch. 30: Preferences (pg 389–402, entire chapter)
  • Class B
    • Ch. 21 & Ch. 30 (continue)
    • Assignment: Homework 5 (Adobe Illustrator)
    • Lab Time – work on Homework 5 & Final Project

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Week 14 - TBD

Objectives

  • Class A
    • TBD
  • Class B
    • No Class

Week 15 - Work on Final Projects

Objectives

  • Class A
    • Lab Time
  • Class B
    • Work on Final
Week 16 - Work on Final Projects

Objectives

  • Class A
    • Work on Final
  • Class B
    • No Class