Tulane Digital Media Schedule

August
Mon 22
Welcome to the lab, Instructor’s work, Go over syllabus Saving Your Files And Disk Formatting For Use Cross-Platform, Quirks Of This Lab Introduction to Photoshop, tools & options, menus, zoom & pan, undo & history.
Assign Project 1: bring 6 objects to next class. Read about Bitmaps and resolution, Elements and principles of design
Weds 24Bitmaps and resolution, scanning, digital camera, basic image correction (levels, color, sponge, healing), selections. Layers-opacity and blending modes Elements and principles of design, bring 6 objects to class to image
Mon 29Layer masks, clipping layers, adjustment layers, 
Weds 31 output to the web (behance) resolution again?!? 
September
Mon 5Labor Day Holiday 
Weds 7Output: File size and formats, Image Compression, papers and printing
Mon 12Critique of first project
Weds 14Introduction to Illustrator, vectors, strokes & fills, importing/tracing, layers, objects, groups, & layersAssign Project 2. Bring logo examples next class
Mon 19Discuss logos. working with paths, text, pathfinders 
Weds 21Logos due 
Mon 26placing images, tracing
wed 28masks in illustrator 
October
Mon 3printing large format color prints, outputting images for the web
Weds 5
Mon 10Critique of second projectAssign Project 3
Weds 12 After Effectsstoryboards due for video project,
Mon 17   
Weds 19  
Mon 24 
Weds 26 
Mon 31 
November
Weds 2 
Mon 7 Critique of third projectAssign Project 4
Weds 9  Introduction to Unreal and real-time 3d
Mon 14
Weds 16
Mon 21 Thanksgiving Break 
Weds 23   Thanksgiving Break 
Mon 28  
Weds 30
Mon 5
Weds 4Final Project Due – FINAL PROJECT CRITIQUES