SCHEDULE

WEEK 1: INTERACTION OF DRAWING AND COLOR

Tuesday 01/10

- Lecture: Joseph Albers, objectivity and subjectivity.
- Lecture: color = light = pixels = RGB
-Studio Work: Color steps and blending, dots lines and planes -Homework: Listen to Radiolab Podcast.

Thursday 01/12

-Tutorial: Illustrator
-Studio Work: Color steps, blending, vibrating colors -Homework: Finish studio work

WEEK 2: INTERACTION OF DRAWING AND COLOR

Tuesday 01/17

-Tutorial: Subtractive color and Reversed Ground -Homework: Finish compositions

Thursday 01/19

-Studio Work: review compositions

-Lecture: Contemporary artists, introduction to project 1
-Homework: Project 1, conceptual poster - research artist and reference one artwork

*Friday 01/20*

-Lecture: Matthew Manos @ Broad 1250 2-5pm
Attending this lecture will add extra credit towards class participation

WEEK 3: PROJECT 1 - CONCEPTUAL POSTER

Tuesday 01/24

-Studio work: Review research and work on graphics for poster -Homework: Refine posters

Thursday 01/26
-Studio work: Finish posters and test prints

WEEK 4: PROJECT 2 - REPEAT PATTERNS

Tuesday 01/31

-Project 1 due: Conceptual Poster
-Group Critique
-Tutorial: color adjustments in Photoshop, digitizing drawings

Thursday 02/02:
-Lecture: symbols, patterns, and representation, introduction to project 2
-Tutorial: Making repeat patterns and pattern swatches in illustrator
-Studio work: Repeat patterns
-Homework: Make 3 compositions

WEEK 5: PROJECT 2- REPEAT PATTERNS

Tuesday 02/07

-Tutorial: Illustrator, pen tool, blend tool
-Studio work: assignment 2                                                                                                                                           -Homework: research online "print on demand" services

Thursday 02/09

-Studio work: assignment 2                                                                                                                                           -Studio work: create "print on demand" database

WEEK 6

Tuesday 02/14

-Studio Work: finish assignment 2                                                                                                                               -Lecture: Drawing in the computer, introduction to project 03                                                                               -Tutorial: Photoshop
-Homework: come up with initial idea for mixed media piece

Thursday 02/16

ASSIGNMENT 2 DUE - we will submit the work online and order our prints                                                         -Lecture: Online publishing spaces
-Studio work: Review proposals
-Homework: Refine work

WEEK 7

Tuesday 02/21

-Tutorial: Photoshop, animated gifs                                                                                                                             -Studio work: assignment 3                                                                                                                                           -Homework: Intro to 3D

Thursday 02/23

-Tutorial: from 2D to 3D - ways to enter new dimensions                                                                                       -Studio Work: assignment 3

WEEK 8

Tuesday 02/28

-Studio work: Assignment 3
-Tutorial: 3D basics texture mapping and basic animations

Thursday 03/02

-Lecture: Janna Avner                                                                                                                                                     -Studio work: final project

WEEK 9

Tuesday 03/07

-Studio work: final project

Thursday 03/09

-Studio work: final project

WEEK 10

Tuesday 03/14

-Final Critique

Thursday 03/16

-Final critique