introduction to digital studio spring 2017

This page will track our goals and work to the calendar. As instructor, I reserve the right to make adjustments to the calendar to improve our experience this term. Any changes will be thoroughly communicated during class and posted here within.

week 1 (week of 9 Jan)

topics

  • Introductions, Syllabus, Intro to first area of study: Photoshop (collage and compositing)
  • Set up Blog and Google Drive folder for course.
  • File types
  • Images and Resolution
  • Saving native files and exporting web sized images

homework

The general rule is that anything assigned this week is due before classes begin the following week.

links/events

  • Points of Departure Exhibition January 10th - 26th, Reception January 26, 12Noon to 3PM.
  • Irish Study Abroad Program-There will be an informational meeting for Art Majors about the program at 4pm on Wednesday, January 18 and at 4pm on Thursday, January 19.

week 02 (week of 16 Jan)

Special Notice 16 Jan 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service - no class

topics

  • Discussion of Reading - lecture
  • Demos in Ps if time allows
  • Printing

homework

  • read the New Media Art wikipedia entry and Introduction Chapter of New Media Art PDF by Mark Tribe
  • Write a 500 word essay response to the readings. Respond to this prompt: How is New Media both inclusive and exclusive of the traditional media? Please look here for details to the essay requirements. To turn in: Please use your essay to make a post on your newly minted blog.
  • Work on compositing and collaging project. Due 30 Jan. 2017.
  • Post Work-in-Progress (WIP) psd files in Google Drive (please make a week two folder) and post your WIP as jpeg exports to blog.

links/events

  • Points of Departure Exhibition January 10th - 26th, Reception January 26, 12Noon to 3PM.
  • Irish Study Abroad Program-There will be an informational meeting for Art Majors about the program at 4pm on Wednesday, January 18 and at 4pm on Thursday, January 19.

week 03 (week of 23 Jan)

topics

  • Print Demo
  • Reading discussion and lecture
  • Speed Ps
  • Assign topics for Group Presentations
  • Studio time as schedule allows

homework

    First Project! Prints must be ready next week.

    Please make arrangements with your group members for group presentations

links/events

  • Points of Departure Exhibition January 10th - 26th, Reception January 26, 12Noon to 3PM.

week 04 (week of 30 Jan)

topics

  • Critique of Composites
  • Ps - Animations

homework

  • Read and Respond
  • Make 6 animations, post native (psd) files on drive (please make a week 4 folder), upload/post .gif to blog
  • More TBA

links/events

  • STEAM2017 - 5 Weeks of exhibtions, artists visits, artist talks and a conference 2 February - 11 March

week 05 (week of 6 Feb)

topics

  • Critique of Composites
  • Ps - Animations
  • Presentation TBA

homework

links/events

  • STEAM2017 - 5 Weeks of exhibtions, artists visits, artist talks and a conference 2 February - 11 March

week 06 (week of 13 Feb)

topics

  • Animations cont.
  • Intro to HTML
  • Presentation Group 1: Identity (Sam, Savannah, Krista, Maya)

homework

  • STEAM2017 - 5 Weeks of exhibtions, artists visits, artist talks and a conference 2 February - 11 March

links/events

  • TBA

week 07 (week of 20 Feb)

catzilla vs godzilla
Coming to Theaters This Summer: Godzilla vs. Kittehzilla

topics

  • HTML
  • Presentation Group 2: Corporate Parody ( Laura, Kenneth, Brooke)

homework

  • TBA

links/events

  • STEAM2017 - 5 Weeks of exhibtions, artists visits, artist talks and a conference 2 February - 11 March

week 08 (week of 27 Feb)

topics

  • HTML
  • Presentation Appropriation (Rachael, haley, Israel)

homework

  • TBA

links/events

  • STEAM2017 - 5 Weeks of exhibtions, artists visits, artist talks and a conference 2 February - 11 March

week 09 (week of 6 Mar)

topics

  • net.art

homework

  • Form Teams
  • Begin Research

links/events

  • STEAM2017 - 5 Weeks of exhibtions, artists visits, artist talks and a conference 2 February - 11 March

SPRING BREAK (week of 13 Mar)

  • IMPORTANT DATE Deadline to withdraw with a W. is coming up 29 MARCH 2017
  • Thomas available to make meetings, please email for an appointment.

week 10 (week of 20 Mar)

topics

  • Final Project Introduction
  • trade index page addresses

homework

You

will review the work of

URL

Brooke

Maya

?

Savannah

Laura

http://students.uwf.edu/lkh19/cipher/index/options.html

Haley

Savannah

 http://students.uwf.edu/snd17/NetArt/

Samantha

Israel

Israel

Samantha

http://students.uwf.edu/srf18/Project/

Kenneth

Jamie

http://students.uwf.edu/jwm56/Net%20Art/base.html

Racheal

Katie

http://students.uwf.edu/kcs21/startpage.html

Laura

Racheal

http://students.uwf.edu/rjh40/netart/

Jamie

Krista

http://students.uwf.edu/kes54

Katie

Brooke

http://students.uwf.edu/bsa8/root/index.html

Ashlyn

Kenneth

http://students.uwf.edu/kjh44/Choices.html

Maya

Ashlyn

http://students.uwf.edu/ams164/netart.html

Brady

Haley


Krista

Brady

http://students.uwf.edu/bps12/Kill-Bill-0.html

 

links/events

  • TAGGED Art and Design Exhibition Call for Entries:

    This week is the submission and jury for the TAGGED Art and Design Exhibition. Student's may submit up to 3 works on Monday and Tuesday from 9am-5pm in the Art Gallery. The jury process will take place on Wednesday and Thursday from 9am-5pm. Students will be notified if their work was not selected by 5pm on Thursday. 

    Additional details and submission forms can be found here:
    https://tag82uwf.wordpress.com/tagged-student-art-and-design-exhibition-application-instructions/
  • IMPORTANT DATE Deadline to withdraw with a W. is approaching 29 MARCH 2017

week 11 (week of 27 Mar)

topics

  • Critique of net.art
  • final projects

homework

  • FINAL

links/events

  • TBA
  • IMPORTANT DATE Deadline to withdraw with a W. 29 MARCH 2017

week 12 (week of 3 Apr)

topics

  • Presentation Hackers and Hacktivism (Katie, Ashlyn, Brady, Jamie)
  • Electronics Workshop
  • Final

homework

  • FINAL
  • Assemble Lantern

links/events

  • TBA

week 13 (week of 10 Apr)

  • FINAL PROJECT

homework

  • FINAL PROJECT

LINKS/EVENTS

  • SYNTHESIS Exhbition, UWF The Art Gallery November 17 - December 11

week 14 (week of 17 Apr)

  • FINAL PROJECT

homework

  • FINAL PROJECT

LINKS/EVENTS

  • TBA

week 15 DEAD WEEK (week of 24 Apr)

  • FINAL PROJECT STUDIO TIME

THOMAS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT

homework

  • FINAL PROJECT

LINKS/EVENTS

  • TBA

week 16

FINAL REVIEWS
1 May 2017

2PM sharp