Course Outline and Assignments for Image Manipulation / Photoshop Class

IMPORTANT NOTE: Assignments not completed in class will be assigned as homework. This schedule may change based on class experience and instructor’s discretion.

Assignments Deadline
Week Class Date Topic Reading Dropbox Date Soft Hard
1 07-14-16 Photoshop Basics Ch1: Getting to Know the Work Area, Ch2: Basic Photo Corrections 07-21-16 start of class
Multicolor Boxes midnight
Menus and Panels midnight
2 07-21-16 Photo Correction Ch3: Working with Selections 07-28-16 start of class
Illustration Effects on Photos midnight
Colorize a Grayscale Photo start of class midnight
3 07-28-16 Photoshop Selections Ch4: Layer Basics 08-04-16 start of class
Making Selections midnight
Photo Transformation start of class midnight
4 08-04-16 Photoshop Layers Ch5: Correcting and Enhancing Digital Photographs 08-11-16 start of class
Midterm Project start of class midnight
5 08-11-16 Photo Retouching Ch6: Masks and Channels 08-18-16 start of class
Coloring Scanned Line Art midnight
Dodge, Burn, Sponge, and Smudge midnight
6 08-18-16 Photoshop Masks and Channels Ch7: Typographic Design 08-25-16 start of class
Layer Masks midnight
Advanced Compositing midnight
7 08-25-16 Photoshop Text and Typography Ch8: Vector Drawing Techniques 09-01-16 start of class
Creating and Formatting Text midnight
Bending and Warping Type midnight
8 09-01-16 Photoshop Paths Ch9: Advanced Compositing 09-08-16 start of class
Drawing and Editing Shapes midnight
Pen Tool Practice midnight
Pen and Paths midnight
9 09-08-16 Advanced Compositing Ch11: Painting with the Mixer Brush 09-15-16 start of class
Dual Model Composite midnight
Baseball Poster midnight
Extreme HDR midnight
10 09-15-16 Photoshop Brushes Water Drops 09-22-16 end of class
Custom Brush end of class
Mixer Brush end of class
Mixer Brush Painting end of class
11 09-22-16 Final Project Lab Final Project start of class end of class