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

Week One (09.25 – 09.29):
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 (10.02 – 10.06):
Program used: Illustrator (AI)
02 Reading: AI Basic Objects
02 Assignment: UI Technical Drawing

Week Three (10.09 – 10.13):
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 (10.16 – 10.20):
Program used: Illustrator (AI)
04 Reading: directions from Week 04 AI Custom Shapes
04 Assignment: Custom Symbol Library & Icon Sprite

Week Five (10.23 – 10.27):
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 (10.30 – 11.03):
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 – 11.10):
Holiday – Friday, November 10 – Veterans Day
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 – 11.17):
Program used: Photoshop (PSD)
08 Reading: Photoshop Animation
08 Assignment: Eye Candy

Week Nine (11.20 – 11.24):
School Holiday – Thursday, November 23 – Thanksgiving Day
Holiday – Friday, November 24 – Native American Heritage Day
Program used: Illustrator (AI)
09 Reading: AI Building a Newsletter Wireframe
09 Assignment: AI Newsletter Wireframe

Week Ten (11.27 – 12.01):
Programs used: Illustrator (AI), Photoshop (PSD)
10 Reading: AI Newsletter Layout
10 Assignment: AI Newsletter Layout

Week Eleven (12.04 – 12.08):
Program used: Illustrator (AI)
11 Reading: AI Newsletter Redlines
11 Assignment: AI Newsletter Redlines

Finals Week (12.11 – 12.15):
Programs used:  Illustrator (AI), Photoshop (PSD), Acrobat Pro (PDF)
12 Reading: Putting It All Together
12 Assignment: Final Project In-Class Presentation
Tuesday, December 12th @ 5:00PM

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