Semester One

Assignment:'Not Just a Nametag!'

DUE: TBA: Name Tag (laminated & adhered to computer)

Sketchbook Prompt: Channeling the Subconscious: Doodling


Assignment: Illustration Lab: Alternative Methods in Drawing and Intro. to Photoshop

How Do I Use the SCANNER??!

Sketchbook Prompt: DIY Drawing Tool

Intro. to Photoshop CC

Tools & Resources
Video Tutorial: Basic Image Adjustment in Ps
Video Tutorial: Using Filters in Ps


Assignment: Book Cover Design

We've all heard 'Don't judge a book by its cover.'

Complete the Following:

  1. Sketchbook Prompt: 'Bizarre and Unlikely' Due: TBA
  2. Read the New York Times article, ‘The Creative Art of Selling a Book by Its Cover’ by Alexandra Alter (handout) Lost it? Lost the reading questions? Link here.
  3. At the conclusion of the project, complete 'Review and Reflect' worksheet.

Assignment: Investigating Drawing & Mark Making

Foundations Lab: Composition
Sketchbook Prompt: 'Negative Shapes'


Assignment: TypeFace

DUE: TBA @ end of class

Resources: Type Specimens binder, Men of Letters & People of Substance book
Extending: Try this different approach to type portraiture. Use this for a community, personal or cross curricular project?


Photoshop of Horrors' or 'Gore, Ghouls & Green Screen'

  1. Watch 'Making Monsters'
  2. Body Art
  3. Adobe Fotoshop Video Inspiration
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