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WELCOME TO DM/IS 10C Digital Images: Photoshop: SPRING 2012
section # 16103
Monday @ Wednesday / 12:40 - 2:05 pm / BU 1
 
 


DMIS 10C: Class resources for weekly lessons:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 + MID-TERM 8 9 10 11 12 13 + FINAL 14 15 - REVIEW FINAL



 


WEEK ONE: {Jan. 30 - Feb 3}
Lesson 1: GETTING STARTED

Read:

PURCHASE the TEXT

READ THE SYLlABUS

READ CS5 One on One text
:
How One on One Works p. xiii - xxv
Lesson 1: P. 4 to P. 30.


Some of the (above) text information is also covered in the videos section, so you may prefer to watch the videos first and then scan the text for additional information.



VIDEOS - Watch/practice:

CS5 videos

About CS5

Getting Started


Opening and Saving Files


Introduction to Making Selections

Introduction to the Layers Palette


more videos:
Getting photos from your camera
(note that if you are shooting using jpg format then you do not need to convert to dng format)






TEXT & TOOLS Tutorials:

ONE On ONE -
P. 4 Video Lesson 1: Browsing in Bridge
P. 40 Video Lesson 2: Navigation

TEXT TUTORIAL FILES:
http://www.oreilly.com/go/Deke-PhotoshopCS5


homework:











WEEK TWO: {Feb. 6-10}
Lesson 2:
RESOLUTION & THE BASICS OF SELECTION

Read:

ONE ON ONE TEXT: Lesson 2- Straighten, Crop and Size P. 42-54.

ONE ON ONE TEXT: Lesson 3 - Making Selections
P. 64-90.


VIDEOS - Watch/practice:
These videos are from an older version of Photoshop but are compatible with CS5. The concept of resolution is pertinent across the various versions of the software and not program specific.

Resolution part 1 (5 mb)
Resolution part 2
(11 mb)


CS5 VideoS:
Quick Selection Tool and Refine Edge

Arranging Layers
Straightening a Crooked Image
Switching and Saving Workspaces




TEXT Tutorials:

1. LESSON 2 - Resizing an Image P. 55 -

2. Video Lesson 3: The Selection Tools P. 64.

3. Selecting an Irregular Image P. 66 -

4. Selecting Regions of Continuous Color P. 74 -

5. Quick Selection and the Quick Mask Mode
P. 80 -

TEXT TUTORIAL FILES:
http://www.oreilly.com/go/Deke-PhotoshopCS5

homework:

Homework Week 2
due: Feb. 15

Save in psd format and put in your folder on the server.



 




WEEK THREE: {FEB 13-17}
Lesson 3:
SELECTIONS AND COMPOSITING

There are many excellent examples of duotones on the web but the silky grey shades in print form
tend to be richer than what we can see and appreciate in a web graphic. However, below are two
duotones that illustrate the beauty of this technique:
http://www.wingwitt.com:


Read:
ONE ON ONE TEXT: Lesson 6 - Adjusting Color and Luminance. P. 180 - 194.

What is a Duotone?
Read/Print handout (pdf)


VIEW some duotones in the
Student Gallery (hw 3)

VIDEOS - Watch/practice:

CS5 videos
Video 1 - duotone part 1
video 2 - duotone part 2



CS4 videos

video 1 - duotone part 1
video 2 - duotone part 2
vide0 3 - duotone part 3
video 4 - saving your duotone & making a jpg


Troubleshooting a duotone:
video 1: Color Correction
video 2: Troubleshooting duotone - part1
video 3: Troubleshooting duotone - part2




TEXT Tutorials:

1. Video Lesson 6: Color Adjustments
P. 42 -

2. Fixing a Color Cast P. 183 -

3. Tint & Color P. 188 -

TEXT TUTORIAL FILES:
http://www.oreilly.com/go/Deke-PhotoshopCS5

homework:

Homework Week 3
due: FEB. 22

We will review HW 3 in class.
Save in psd format and put in your folder on the server.


 



WEEK FOUR: {FEb 21-24} THERE is no class on Monday Feb. 20
Lesson 4: COLOR YOUR WAY PERFECt

Read:
ONE ON ONE TEXT: Lesson 6 - Adjusting Color and Luminance
P. 192-214.


See some Lesson 4 homeworks:
Lesson 4 gallery

LINKS TO URLS MENTIONED IN THIS WEEK"S VIDEOS:
Wikipedia article on color management
Tutorial on Photoshop Darken and Light
Adobe Article on Color Profiles



YOUTUBE LINKS:
How A Pixel Gets Its Color

Understanding RGB for Photo Editing

WED FEB 29 LECTURE
Color Notes
(pdf)
Calibrating your mac monitor video


VIDEOS - Watch/practice:


CS5 VIDEOS:

Video 1: A Word About Color Theory

Click here to see the HANDOUT that goes with the above video.

This WEBSITE has some excellent color information too.


Video 2: Selections with Quick Masks

Video 3: Color Techniques

Lesson 4 Homework demo:
prepping the graphic - part 1
prepping the graphic - part 2
layer blending + extract filter -part 1
layer blending + extract filter -part 2


CS 3 videos:
color correction with match color

CS 2 videos compatible with more recent versions of CS featuring good information for this weeks lesson:
part1 - intro to text tool (10 mb)
part2 - managing layers with layer sets
(12 mb)



TEXT Tutorials:

Lesson 6:
1.
Adjusting Brightness Levels P. 195 -

2. Correcting with Curves P. 205 -

3. Compensating for Flash and Backlighting P. 211 -

Lesson 9:
The information in this chapter is supplementary. If you have a camera that shoots in Raw format the below information will be useful. We will be working with the editing tols for Raw later in the semester when we cover HDR images.

Video Lesson 9: Exploring Camera Raw P. 294

The Raw Power of Adobe Camera Raw P. 295-

TEXT TUTORIAL FILES:
http://www.oreilly.com/go/Deke-PhotoshopCS5

homework:

Homework Week 4
due:
March 5

Save in psd format and put in your folder on the server.





 








 


WEEK FIVE: {FEB. 27-MAr 2}
Lesson 5:
INTRODUCTION TO MASKS - part 1

Read:
ONE ON ONE TEXT: Lesson 7 - Creating and Applying Masks. We will split this chapter
over two lessons.

For this weeks lesson please read
P. 339 - 350
+ do the tutorial listed below.



VIDEOS - Watch/practice:


CS5 videos:

Masks vs Selections


Make sure you are able to work with the quick mask as demonstrated in last week's video:
Video 2: Selections with Quick Masks



TEXT Tutorials:

1. Video Lesson 10:
Masking P. 338.

2. Using the Color Range Command P. 341 -


TEXT TUTORIAL FILES:
http://www.oreilly.com/go/Deke-PhotoshopCS5

homework:

Homework Week 5:

due: MARCH 12

1.
Complete the text tutorial 'Using the Color Range Command P. 341-

2.
Using the masking technique outlined in the first video tutorial composite a figure onto a new background.

Work in psd format, 72 dpi, and no bigger than 5x7 inches. Put this homework in your homework folder on the server.


Save in psd format and put in your folder on the server.






WEEK six: {March 5-9}
Lesson 6: ESSENTIAL TYPOGRAPHY

Read:
ONE ON ONE TEXT: Lesson 11 Text and Shapes P.374-394 & P. 408-416.

SEE web readings in Homework 6.


Watch the below video tutorials from youtube to learn some important information about tyography:
Font Design
A Lesson on Typography


ESSENTIAL TYPOGRAPHY VIDEOS:
By Karen Kavett:
1. An Introduction to Type

2. Typography: Lesson Two

3. How to Identify Fonts


TYPE & MOTION GRAPHICS:
Motion Music Video

Love Letters

Citizen Cope - Let the Drummer Kick


Just For FuN:
"Empire State of Mind" Jay-Z | Alicia Keys




VIDEOS - Watch/practice:

TYPE TOOL VIDEOS:
Video 1: Introduction to the Text Tool
Video 2: Working with block text


TYPE TECHNIQUE:
Video 3 - Typo-graphic part 1

Video 4 - Typo-graphic part 2
Video 5 - Place Type on a Path


CS3 VIDEOS:
How to make a text bubble
Integrating text into a graphic - part 1
Integrating text into a graphic - part 2

TEXT Tutorials:

1.Video Lesson 11:
Creating Vector Art
P. 374.

2. Creating and Formatting Text P. 376 -

3. Bending and Warping Text P. 408 -

TEXT TUTORIAL FILES:
http://www.oreilly.com/go/Deke-PhotoshopCS5

 

homework:

Homework 6
due: APRIL 9



Homework Examples:

Save in psd format and put in your folder on the server.




 

 



WEE
K seven: {MARCH 12-16}
Lesson 7:
REVIEw Lessons 1-6

REVIEW material in lessons 1- 5.



VIDEOS - Watch/practice:
REVIEW videos from Lessons 1-5.

MID-TERM OPTION A (Proposal + Historical Collage)
Proposal due: March 19
Collage due: April 2

Save in psd format and put in your folder on the server.

MID-TERM OPTION B (Dr. Seuss Art Show)
due: April 2
Work must be entered in Dr. Seuss Art Show
- the deadline for entry is April 19.

Save in psd format and put in your folder on the server.

 



WEEK eight: {March 19-23}
MID TERM PRESENTATIONS in class WED. MARCH 21





WEEK NINE: {April 2-6}
Lesson 8: Retouch, HEAL and Enhance

pic2 pic4

Read:
ONE ON ONE TEXT: Lesson 4 - Retouch, Heal, and Enhance P. 94 -116 (we will do the line drawingtutorial later on).

REtouching Tools GALlery




VIDEOS - Watch/practice:

PDF Tutorial - Portrait Retouching by Katrin Eismann.

Video Tutorial - Katrin also produced a video tutorial on retouching and restoring old photos with Photoshop CS3.

Whiten Teeth:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KipN8D7s7z4

Enhance Eye Color:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpw4Vf7byVQ


pic5 pic6

Wrinkle Reduction

Skin Enhancement

Enhancing Lip Color and Tone

Linda.com More Retouching Video Tutorials



pic3 picq

TEXT Tutorials:

1. Video Lesson 4:
Brushes and Painting p. 94.

2. The Three Editing Tools P. 95.

3. The Tone Editing Tool P. 95 -

4. Healing and Patching P. 104 -

TEXT TUTORIAL FILES:
http://www.oreilly.com/go/Deke-PhotoshopCS5

 

homework:

Homework 9
due: Wed. April 11

PART 1
Complete the two tutorials from the text:
The Tone Editing Tool P. 95 and 'Healing and Patching P. 104.
Work in psd format and save a copy as an optimized jpg to put in your folder on the server.

PART 2
Using the tools introduced in this lesson restore an old photograph or enhance an image of your choice (include both a before and after picture). Work in psd format and put a psd of your graphic in your student folder on the server.

 






WEEK TEN: {APRIL 9-13}
Lesson 10:
VECTOR SURREALISM

Read:
Introduction to the Pen Tool:
www.melissaclifton.com/tutorial-pentool.html

More Pen Tool Information:
www.elated.com/articles/paths-and-the-pen-tool/

You may find it useful to play with the pen tool in Photoshop as you read the above tutorials. At this stage, just try to get comfortable with drawing straight and curved lines with the pen tool. Later in the lesson - in the video section you will learn how to draw shapes using the pen tool.

VIDEOS - Watch/practice:

pen tool 1 (4 mgs)
pen tool 2 (21 mgs)
pen tool 3 (18 mgs)


YOUTUBE VIDEOS OF SUUREALIST ART:
Dorothea Tanning


Max Ernst

Giorgio De Chirico

An animation of Chirico's work

Vladimir Kush


TEXT Tutorials:

1. DO Lesson 11 tutorial:
Drawing and Editing Shapes P. 395 -

You may use some Photoshop shapes
as demonstrated in the text tutorial, but this is not a substitute for drawing your own pen tool vector shapes for HW 10.



TEXT TUTORIAL FILES:
http://www.oreilly.com/go/Deke-PhotoshopCS5


 

homework:

Homework 10
due: WED. April 18

We will review HW 10 in class.

Save in psd format and put in your folder on the server.








WEEK ELEVEN: {APRIL 16-20}
Lesson 11:plugins
& PAINTING

Read:
Read up on Photoshop Plugins from the various websites below + You may also do a google search for Photoshop plugins - there are many resources online:

http://www.freephotoshop.com/html/free_plugins.html

http://www.webresourcesdepot.com/free-photoshop-plugins-collection/

http://www.thepluginsite.com/resources/freeps.htm

How to Install photoshop plugins:
http://akvis.com/en/photoshop-tips/install-plugins.php


Try installing this plug-in:
http://www.filterforge.com/


VIDEOS - Watch/practice:


plugin1video
plugin2video
plugin3video




TEXT Tutorials:

There are no text tutorials this week.


homework:

Homework 11
due: APRIL 25

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words Tutorial
http://layersmagazine.com/photoshop-cs4-a-picture-worth-a-thousand-words.html

Save in psd format and put in your folder on the server.






WEEK twelve: {APRIL 23-27}
Lesson 12:
3D TOOLS IN PHOTSOSHOP CS5

Read:

Jean's Tutorial:
CREATE AN ISOLINE DRAWING

What is an Isoline?
A line connecting points of equal value,
especially on a map. The prefix "iso"
means equal.
Example of an Isoline


This isoline technique works very well with
hand rendered illustrations. You might like to try this technique with photographic elements, or you can search for illustrations on google.



VIDEOS - Watch/practice:

INTRODUCING 3D TOOLS:
Intro to working with 3d and text

Easy 3d Excrusions

CS5 VIDEOS
Video 1:

Working With a Simple Pen Tool Shape in 3D


TEXT Tutorials:

CS5 Very COOL 3d TEXT Tutorial:
3D TYPE WITH REPOUSSE TUTORIAL

 



homework:

Homework 12
due: MAY 2

Complete two of the following 3d techniques from the tutorials featured in this lesson:
1) Create an Isoline Drawing in triptych format,
2) 3D Type with Repousse,
3) Create a Simple Pen Tool shape, work with it in 3D and integrate into a background image.

Save in psd format and put in your folder on the server.






week 13:
Lesson 13: MORE ESSENTIALs

Read:
ONE ON ONE TEXT:
Lesson 5 - Working with Layers P. 129-170.

VIDEOS - Watch/practice:

Depth of Field with Layer Mask [13 mgs]
Using a layer mask and gradient provides an interesting effect
.

This video refers to an older text - but the steps should be easy enough to follow to complete this week's homework.


TEXT Tutorials:

WATCH Video Lesson 5: Layer Manipulations P. 130.

DO Masks, Knockouts, and Luminance Blending P. 157 -
This tutorial works with clipping masks and using gradients, really good info here.

READ Working with Layer Comps P. 168 - Good information here for your consideration.


TEXT TUTORIAL FILES:
http://www.oreilly.com/go/Deke-PhotoshopCS5



homework 13:
DUE: MAY 9

Do the following two tutorials:
1. Masks, Knockouts, and Luminance Blending (text tutorial) P. 157 -


2. PHOTOSHOP TUTORIAL:
How To Create Eroded Metal Text

Save in psd format and put in your folder on the server.


Link to final orientation
Print your Cover Orientation, and submit in class on Wed, May 16.



Link to final assignment
DUE: You will present your cover during the class final on MONDAY MAY 21 @ 11:50 AM


Final Assignment Examples:
carol


 


WEEK fourteen:
Lesson 14: LAST OF GROOVY PHOTOSHOP TECHNIQUES
We explore a few final Photoshop techniques that will add to your repertoire.

Read:
ONE ON ONE TEXT:
Lesson 7 - Sharpening and SmarT Objects
P. 219-227
& 236-251.


VIDEOS - Watch/practice:

You have worked enough with masks that a review of these videos may or may not be necessary. They are from an older text - but provide a demo that you should be able to follow.
Creating Depth of Field Using Lens Blur and Depth Map:
part 1 (36 mgs)
part 2 (16 mgs)


Pop Dots
After extracting an element from a photograph try this tutorial to create a funky effect:
pop dots (graphic technique) (34 mgs)

Using Text As a Clipping Mask:
mask text: part 1
mask text: part 2


TEXT Tutorials:

One on One text lesson 7: Sharpening and SmarT Objects

Watch
the Lesson 7 Video: Introducing Filters
P. 218.

READ The Subterfuge of Sharpness P. 219 -

DO Sharpening an Image P. 220 -

READ Nondestructively Editing a Photo with Smart Filters P. 236 -

TEXT TUTORIAL FILES:
http://www.oreilly.com/go/Deke-PhotoshopCS5

homework :

Homework 14
DUE: MAY 16

Do the following tutorials:
1) Sharpening an Image or Nondestructively Editing a photo with Smart Filters (text tutorials),
2) Pop Dots
3) Creating Depth of Field Using Lens Blur.

FINAL
due: MONDAY, MAY 21 @ 11:50 AM

Final Assignment Examples:
homeworks








WEEK FIFTEEN DEAD WEEK
Lesson 15:
FINAL REVIEW + ADOBE RESOURCES + MAKE A BLOG

Review:
There is no new material today. Review text and video tutorials from the past lessons. Your final requires you to cover many of the techniques and concepts covered in ALL of the lessons.

Of particular importance are: clean compositing and/or excellent quality graphics, effective and legible typography. Look at the tyopography on magazine covers to see proportion, placement, and legibility.

Choose and implement an effective color scheme, and develop an interesting concept that you effectively communicate in your cover. YOU NEED AN ORIGINAL and outstanding photograph or graphic for your cover!



Web resources and tutorials for continued learning on your own:

http://www.adobe.com/designcenter



TEXT Tutorials:
There are no tutorials this week.

 

 



homework:
Work on your final and double check the final requirements to make sure you meet the criteria.

BLOG:
Please post the final magazine cover + sample homeworks from lessons 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, + three graphics from the first half of the semester (before the mid-term). You need to post at least nine examples of your work from the class.

Make a blog:
Go to www.blogger.com or www.tumblr.com or wordpress.com (or any blogging software
that you prefer) and make a blog. Include with each home work posted a brief design log.
A design log is typically a couple of sentences that highlight some aspect of the work, such
as tips, an unexpected outcome, or an interesting finding.

FINAL and BLOG due:
Mon. MAY 21 during the class final
11:50-1:50pm



 


FINAL + BLOG POSTING due: Monday, may 21 @ 11:50 am

 





 
   
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