Week

Tuesday

Thursday


1

January 14, 2013

Introduction to GDT-106
Instructor Introduction
Policies

Attendance
Intro Survey

 

January 16, 2013

Follow-up
Syllabus

Introduction to vector graphics

Exercise 1
Document Setup


2

January 21, 2013

Follow-up
Doc Setup Exercise
Art boards recap

Demo
Regular and Direct Selection
Geometric Shape Tools
Align Palette

Exercise 2
Geometric Shapes

 

January 23, 2013

Demo
Object / Transform

Project 1
Character Illustration
Announced
Lab time

Exercise 2
Geometric Shapes
Lab time


3

January 28, 2013

Cancellation

 

January 30, 2013

Demo
Color

Exercise 3
Color

Project 1
Character Illustration
Lab time


4

February 4, 2013

Project 1
Character Illustration
Due end of class

 

February 6, 2013

Project 1
Character Illustration
Critique

 


5

February 11, 2013

Demo
Pen Tool
Working with Paths

Exercise 4
Pen Tool

Project 2
Still Life
Announced

February 13, 2013

Demo
Pathfinder
Freehand Tools

Exercise 5
Pathfinder

Exercise 6
Freehand Tools

Project 2
Still Life
Lab Time


6

February 18, 2013

Demo
Saving Methods

Exercise 7
Saving

Project 2
Still Life
Lab Time

 

February 20, 2013

Project 2
Still Life
Lab Time
Due at end of class


Spring Break

February 25, 2013

No Class

February 27, 2013

No Class


7

March 4, 2013

Follow-up
Schedule Update
Project 2
Grade sheets
Project List (revision)
Extra Credit
UMMA Study Cases

Demo
Typography
Part 1

Project 3
Font Modification
Lab Time

 

 

March 6, 2013

Project 3
Font Modification
Lab Time


8

March 11, 2013

Demo
Typography
Part 2

Exercise 8
Typography

Project 3
Font Modification
Lab Time

 

March 13, 2013

Demo
Typography
Part 2

Exercise 8
Typography

Project 3
Font Modification
Lab Time

 


9

March 18, 2013

Demo
Patterns

Project 3
Font Modification
Lab Time

 

March 20, 2013

Project 3
Font Modification
Lab Time
Due at end of class

 


10

March 25, 2013

Demo
Clipping Masks

Project 4
Map Design
Announced
Lab Time

 

March 27, 2013

Project 4
Map Design
Lab Time


11

April 1, 2013

Demo
Blends

Exercise 9

Project 4
Map Design
Lab Time

 

April 3, 2013

Project 4
Map Design
Lab Time


12

April 8, 2013

Demo
Image Trace

Project 4
Map Design
Lab Time

 

April 10, 2013

Project 4
Map Design
Lab Time
Due at end of class

 


13

April 15, 2013

Project 5
Open Brief
Announced
Lab Time

April 17, 2013

Project 5
Open Brief
Lab Time

 


14

April 22, 2013

Exercise 10
Symbols

Project 5
Open Brief
Lab Time

 

April 24, 2013

Project 5
Open Brief
Lab Time


15

April 29, 2013

Project 5
Open Brief
Lab Time
Due at end of class

May 1, 2013

Project 5
Open Brief
Review

Semester
Final Review