ART 312
Professor Terry Towery
Thursdays 12-3:30

this course will focus on intermediate to advanced Adobe Photoshop. You should have some familiarity with Photoshop and photography before entering the course.

Textbook: Real World Photoshop
Recommended reading: Robert Hirsch's Photographic Possibilities: the Creative use of material and processes, Photoshop WOW, Master course in adobe Photoshop

Materials required for course:
2 or more 100 mb zip discs
Film and processing
Camera (preferably manually operated 35 mm)

Evaluation Criteria:
There will be three assignments @ 15% each = 45%
Midterm Critique
Oral Presentation

Final Portfolio = 40%
Class participation in critiques and lectures = 10%

Session Topic assignment Links
1 Intro to course
book and oral projects Bind it fast and kinkos go to Printed Matter in Chelsea
2 Imaging Chain Direct scanning cat scans?
3 Input
File Formats - tif and eps also pdf
traditional scanning Scanning 101
4 Quark and Printing Page Layout Quark Tutorial
5 Critique #1 Book project The 3rd dimension  
6 3Dee Anaglyph demonstration
7 Advanced Photoshop Masking Multiple imagery
8 Advanced Photoshop Compositing
9 Lab session
10 Critique #2 3rd dimension assignment given, Extending the image
11 Digital Tansfers. Discussion of different output devices. Iris prints, Dye Sublimation...
12 oral projects given in class
13 Lab session
14 Critique #3 Extending the image
15 Final Critique The final portfolio should consist of at least 15 pieces. High quality, properly labelled slides along with support materials of the works must be submitted at THE BEGINNING OF CLASS for you to pass the course. In addition to the final edited portfolio, you must also submit to me EVERYTHING that you have done throughout the whole semester.

Related Links:
Fred Endsley's alt process links
Lazertran Paper for making laser printed transfer prints
Epson Maker of high quality, reasonably priced photo printers.
Luminos Maker of "archival" quality of inks for a variety of printers
ArtByte magazine online

Places that make prints from your digital files

Shops that make Irises
fine art print in Dumbo

Daniel Lee
Olivia Parker
Mariko Mori
Maggie Taylor
Anna Tomczak
Anselm Kiefer
Adam Fuss
Lucas Samaras
Bea Nettles
Duane Michals
JP Witkin
Jeff Byrd
John Reuter
Gerhard Richter

IAFADP discussion of longevity