005: Weekly Class Sessions

Adobe Illustrator:

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003: Weekly Class Sessions

In Class:

  • Reading Quiz: (Download)Adobe Bridge Activity (to submit via email)
  • Lecture on Image Selection: Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons
  • Activities
    • 1: Portraits and Layer Mask
    • 2: What are the 4 Principles of Design?
    • 3: Begin Graphic Narrative Collage

Complete at Home


Next Week:

Narrative Drafts Due…

002: Weekly Class Sessions

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  • Reading Quiz 2: Photoshop Toolbar
  • Visual Storytelling Lecture / Photography Basics
  • Intro to Photoshop Project:
    • Narrative poster: Using Photography to Tell a Story.
    • Choose a topic or individual that interests you and write up

Activity: Begin Tutorials (SAKAI)…starting with Layers

Complete at Home:

  1. Read Textbook:  3: Adobe Bridge, and 4: Camera RawPS
  2. Watch & Complete: Tutorials Assignment
  3. Create: Photo Shoot of individual subject: Shoot 30 pics of a single subject (person). When shooting, consider the 5 principles of photographic design: simplicity, the rule of thirds, balance, framing, and use of lines. We will use Adobe Bridge to organize and edit these photos in class next week. Save the 30 images to a folder on your flash drive and bring to class next week.

001: Weekly Class Sessions

Week 1: Welcome to Digital Imaging Quiz: No Reading Quiz
Activity: Introductions


  • Intro to Syllabus
  • Key Concepts
  • Class Policy
  • Intro to Photoshop, WP, and Sakai


  • Setup WP Blog for Course
  • Photoshop interface
  • Introductory Selfie Project – Post to Blog and add URL to Discussion forum (Sunday, Midnight)

Complete at Home:

  1. Read: PS Toolbar, Textbook 1-2
  2. Watch: N/A
  3. Create: Finish editing Selfie – Post to blog and add URL to discussion forum by Midnight, Sunday