Schedule


Week 01

Jan 08 Introduction to the class
Homework: Buy Materials
Homework: Albers Reading
Homework: Listen to Radio Lab podcast
Jan 10 Introduction to Illustrator
Homework: Take a photograph of an intriguing situation or scene (i.e. still life, architecture, etc.) and sample three colors from it that you think work well together and capture the spirit of the photo. Print the photograph letter size. Make a letter size print that contains three squares of the colors you picked. Typeset the RGB, HSB and CMYK color values under each square (similar to the example shown in class).
Homework: Create three letter sized prints, one for each color you picked, based on the Reversed Grounds exercise a la Josef Albers as shown in class.
Homework: Create three letter sized prints, one for each color you picked, according to Albers Subtraction of color as shown in class.
Homework: Create three letter sized prints, one for each color you picked, according to Albers Illusion of Transparence as shown in class.

Week 02

Jan 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Class)
Jan 17 Homework Presentation
Project 1 Studio
Homework: Finish Project 1

Week 03

Jan 22 Project 1 Group Critique
Jan 24 Workshop: Analog Still Life Drawing
Project 2 Introduction
Homework: Create an initial version of Project 02 Drawing 01 and 02.

Week 04

Jan 29 Workshop: Digital Still Life Workshop
Project 2 Introduction
Homework: Create an initial version of Project 03 Drawing 04.
4/Jan 31 Project 2 Studio
Workshop: Digitize a drawing with Illustrator & Pathfinder
Homework: Create an initial version of Project 02 Drawing 05 and 06.

Week 05

Feb 05 Project 2 Studio
Homework: Finish Project 2
Feb 07 Project 2 Group Critique
Homework: TBA

Week 06

Feb 12 Kandor Showcase
Workshop: Illustrator Grids
Introduce Project 3
Homework: Prepare Presentation for Project3 Idea.
Feb 14 Project 3 Idea Presentations
Homework: TBA.

Week 07

Feb 19 Presidents Day (No Class)
Feb 21 Project 3: Analog Tool Drawings
Homework: TBA.

Week 08

Feb 26 Project 3: Bulk Sketching a la Munari.
Feb 28 Project 3: Gridded Drawing

Week 09

Mar 05 Project 3: Freehand Drawing
Homework: TBA.
Mar 07 Project 3: Final Composition Drawing
Homework: Finish Project 3

Week 10

Mar 12 Final Critique
Mar 14 Final Critique