Tulane Digital Media Schedule

August
Mon 23
Tues 24
Welcome to the lab, Instructor’s work, Go over syllabus The Computer As an Imaging Tool: Basics Hardware, Software, RAM Memory, Storage Media, Other Media; Getting Around The Desktop, Mac And PC , Saving Your Files And Disk Formatting For Use Cross-Platform, Quirks Of This Lab Introduction to Photoshop, tools & options, menus, zoom & pan, undo & history. Bitmaps and resolution
Assign Project 1: bring 6 objects to next classRead about Bitmaps and resolution, Elements and principles of design
Weds 25
Thurs 26

scanning, digital camera, basic image correction (levels, color, sponge, healing), selections. Layers-opacity and blending modes
bring 6 objects to class to image
Mon 30
Tues 31
 
September
Weds 1
Thurs 2
 
Mon 6
Tues 7
 
Weds 8
Thurs 9
 
Mon 13
Tues 14
Layer masks, clipping layers, adjustment layers,
Weds 15
Thurs 16
output to the web (behance) resolution again?!? 
Mon 20
Tues 21
Introduction to Illustrator, vectors, strokes & fills, importing/tracing, layers, objects, groups, & layers Assign Project 2. Bring logo examples next class
Weds 22
Thurs 23
Discuss logos. working with paths, text, pathfinders 
Mon 27
Tues 28
Output: File size and formats, Image Compression, papers and printing 
Weds 29
Thurs 30
Critique of first project. ,and then more illustrator 
October
Mon 4
Tues 5
Logos due 
Weds 6
Thurs 7
 
Mon 11
Tues 12
brushes, symbols, warps
Weds 13
Thurs 14
 masks in illustrator 
Mon 18
Tues 19
  printing large format color prints, outputting images for the web  
Weds 20
Thurs 21
  Critique of second project  Assign Project 3
Mon 25
Tues 26
After Effects  
Weds 27
Thurs 28
  
November
Mon 1
Tues 2
 
Weds 3
Thurs 4
 
Mon 8
Tues 9
 
Weds 10
Thurs 11
 Introduction to Premiere and digital video  Assign Project 4
Mon 15
Tues 16
Weds 17
Thurs 18
Mon 22
Tues 23
Thanksgiving Holiday  
Weds 24
Thurs 25
 Thanksgiving Holiday 
Mon 29
Tues 30
Critique of third project, storyboards due for video project, more Premiere 
December
Weds 1
Thurs 2
 
Mon 6
Tues 7
 
Weds 8
Thurs 9
editing, audio 
Mon 13
Tues 14
output,
Weds 15
Thurs 16
Final Project Due – FINAL PROJECT CRITIQUES
Mon 20
Tues 21