Class meetings via Zoom.us are on Tuesday and Thursday, from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM, CST unless otherwise noted. One-to-one meetings with student and instructor will be scheduled as indicated below. Additional instructions and communications about class schedules and events will occur by Slack no later than noon on the Friday before that class.
All changes due to COVID-19 are indicated in bold.
Art 331: Advanced Digital Art — UPDATED on March 26, 2020
NOTE: This Schedule is subject to significant changes during the first week of class, after which, minor adjustments may be made, but always no later than 24 hours prior to the altered class.
Class meetings are on Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM, in Carnegie 311. There will be occasions when class meeting locations are elsewhere – please check the following schedule on the morning of each meeting for up-to-date location announcements. Only exceptions to the normal times will be noted below in bold.
This schedule is organized by
date (Week, Day, Date);
Assignments + Reading and Viewing
Online material or resources are indicated by a link, and in almost all cases will require a username and password which will be emailed to each student by the start of the semester.
NB: All Reading, Viewing and Photographic assignments are to be completed outside of formal class time, and prior to the date where they are listed.
Please refer to related pages on this site for
Attendance Policy | Office Hours | Projects and Assignments | Projects by previous and current classes | Readings, References and Slides | Recommended Texts |
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Please come to class with notebooks. No other equipment is needed.
Introduction: areas of interest, course expectations, project reviews, final outcomes
Conversation about project design
Core skills: digital asset management, image manipulation, input methods, and output procedures
Thursday Jan 16
Continue with discussion of course expectations
Class blog and posting, and establish a roster for posting class notes
Scanning protocols and methods: please come to class with material (reflective or transparent) – Scanning Instructions
Thursday Jan 23
Photography protocols and methods: please come to class with a memory card or smart phone. BRING ALL NECESSARY CHARGING CABLES AND READERS. Know how to connect your devices to an Apple computer before coming to class!
Friday Jan 24, 5:00 P.M. — Highlander Libraries, panel discussion and reception, University Art Gallery [required attendance]
Digital asset management: Lightroom
Thursday Jan 30
Continue with Lightroom
Image manipulation: Photoshop
Thursday Feb 06
Continue with Photoshop
Class discussion about individual projects, work in small groups of three.
1. Work in groups of three (but four in two cases)
2. Spend about 15 minutes per person discussing your semester-long Self-Defined project.
3. Use the last 20 minutes of class writing a 1-page (150 words) description of the project, clearly stating a title, an outline (e.g., an overarching, cohesive idea that runs through the work), your goals (what you expect to learn from doing this), and what form the final project will take (e.g. a set of prints, book, exhibition, web site etc.).
Send this to the instructor in the text of an email (no attachments) by the end of class, with the email subject: Self-Defined Project
Thursday, Feb 13
Discussion of individual projects, and project reviews
Thursday Feb 20
Review of individual projects: 2 to 3 minutes per person
Establish a series of goal dates
Note the four interim reviews on designated dates
Instructions on submitting five blog posts before, during and after each of the interim reviews and the final review.
Thursday Feb 27
Instructions on giving an interim review presentation and submitting blog posts
Tuesday Mar 03 – INTERIM REVIEWS
Thursday Mar 05- Tutorials
Thursday Mar 12 – SPRING BREAK
Thursday Mar 26- CLASS CANCELLED
Zoom meeting with the whole class at 11:00 CST. See your email for a meeting invite. All subsequent classes will be via invites to a Zoom meeting.
Each class will be recorded, and the password-protected recording available only to this class.
Familiarization with Zoom and Picter
Division of class into two groups, 0 and 1 (why 0 and 1? … this is a digital art class).
Discussion of the adjusted Assignment and Grading guidelines
Discussion about the Self-defined Project, and how we will presentation ongoing and final work on the Picter web site.
Thursday Apr 02- Tutorials, group 0 –
Thursday Apr 09 – FINAL INTERIM REVIEWS, group 0
Thursday Apr 16– Final Tutorials, both groups
PRESENTATIONS – 5 minutes + 5 minutes questions
Thursday Apr 23
PRESENTATIONS – 5 minutes + 5 minutes questions
Last Class – reviews of presentations – Entire Class to be Present. Class Party, z00mmm