All assignments are “due” by (or before) Friday at 12:00 midnight of their scheduled week.*

Week One (09.24 – 09.28):
Program used: Illustrator (AI)
01 Reading 1: Getting to Know the Mac OSX Interface
01 Reading 2: Vector vs Pixel
01 Assignment: Getting to Know You

Week Two (10.01 – 10.05):
Program used: Illustrator (AI)
02 Reading: AI Basic Objects
02 Assignment: UI Technical Drawing

Week Three (10.08 – 10.12):
Program used: Illustrator (AI)
03 Reading 1: Using Type
03 Reading 2: Trace Elements
03 Assignment: Creating a Logo and Two-Sided Business Card with a QR tag

Week Four (10.15 – 10.19):
Program used: Illustrator (AI)
04 Reading: directions from Week 04 AI Custom Shapes
04 Assignment: Custom Symbol Library & Icon Sprite

Week Five (10.22 – 10.26):
Program used: Photoshop (PSD)
05 Reading 1: Getting to Know the Photoshop Interface
05 Reading 2: Photoshop Layers, Selections & Combining Images
05 Reading 3: Photoshop Canvas Area & Cropping
05 Reading 4: Making Selections & Masks
05 Assignment: PS Canvas & Cropping; PS Selections & Masks; PS Copy, Drag & Clone

Week Six (10.29 – 11.02):
Program used: Photoshop (PSD)
06 Reading 1: Copy, Drag & Cloning
06 Reading 2: Using Adjustment Layers
06 Reading 3: The Type Tool & Panel
06 Reading 4: Using the Shape Tool
06 Reading 5: Blending Modes
06 Reading 6: Photoshop Colors, Adjustments & Type
06 Assignment: PS Copy, Drag & Cloning, PS Adjustment Layers; PS Type Tool; PS Advanced Blending Options

Week Seven (11.05 – 11.09):
Program used: Photoshop (PSD)
07 Reading 1: Photoshop Brushes
07 Reading 2: Retouching Images
07 Reading 3: Photoshop Watermark
07 Assignment: PS Retouching; PS Watermark

Week Eight (11.12 – 11.16):
Holiday – Monday, November 12 – Veterans’ Day
Program used: Photoshop (PSD)
08 Reading: Photoshop Animation
08 Assignment: Eye Candy

Week Nine (11.19 – 11.23):
Holiday – Thursday, November 22 – Thanksgiving Day
Program used: Illustrator (AI)
09 Reading: AI Building a Newsletter Wireframe
09 Assignment: AI Newsletter Wireframe

Week Ten (11.26 – 11.30):
Programs used: Illustrator (AI), Photoshop (PSD)
10 Reading: AI Newsletter Layout
10 Assignment: AI Newsletter Layout

Week Eleven (12.03 – 12.07):
Program used: Illustrator (AI)
11 Reading: AI Newsletter Redlines
11 Assignment: AI Newsletter Redlines

Finals Week (12.10 – 12.14):
Programs used:  Illustrator (AI), Photoshop (PSD), Acrobat Pro (PDF)
12 Reading: Putting It All Together
12 Assignment: Final Project
Submitted no later then: 7:50PM, Monday, December 10th

* Students are also responsible for changes to the schedule that I make verbally in class.