Art 231: Intermediate Digital Art — UPDATED on July 07, 2018
NOTE: This Schedule is subject to significant changes up to the first day of class, Fall 2018. After that date, minor adjustments may be made, and always no later than 24 hours prior to the altered class.
Class meetings are in Tuesday from 1:30 to 4:30 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.
References to the course text, Henry Horenstein, ‘Black & White Photography: A Basic Manual’ 3rd ed. are underlined, with chapter or page numbers in brackets. Students are expected to become thoroughly familiar with these references by the end of the day they are assigned.
Other references such as lecture slides and readings may be accessed via the link and a username and password.
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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The Camera: Holga usage and controls
Demonstrate film processing
Assign: expose and process two rolls of film due SEP 11
Demonstrate negative scanning as positive digital files
Introduce Premier, import scanned files make slide show
Discussion: essay from “The Decisive Moment”, Henri Cartier-Bresson
Assign: continue exposing film, processing, scanning and building a Premier slideshow that runs for 60 seconds. Due SEP 18
Review Premier sequence
Demonstrate Contact printing
Assign: continue exposing, processing, and contact printing all negatives thus far, due SEP 25.
Review contact prints
Demonstrate enlargement printing
Printing session (contrast, dodging, burning)
Printing session (split filter printing)
Assign final project
Premier: revisit scanned negatives, reconsider time-based sequences, no sound
Thursday OCT 18 – FALL BREAK
Continue with final project in two forms: as print sequence and as time-based sequence, projected
Thursday NOV 22 – THANKSGIVING BREAK
Thursday NOV 29
Thursday DEC 06
FINAL CRITIQUES, possibly continuing into Final Exam Period