Art 216 Class Calendar – Spring 2016

Note:  Dates are tentative and subject to change.

Events in orange are not confirmed yet.

Events in black are confirmed.

 

Week

Date

Day

Activities & Course Work

1

2/2

T

Introduction:

       Syllabus, Handouts, Checkout Information, Lab Use, Surveys, Resources

       Assign server accounts and passwords

       Mugshots of students for checkout system.

       Locker Policies

       Checkout Equipment Begins

       Open Print Times

 

Discussion Topics:

       Equipment Used In Class / Equipment For Checkout

       Student Discounts Available

       Online Resources Available

       Studio Use Policies

 

Introduce A1:  Night & Lowlight Photography

       Files due 2/9

       Journals due 2/9

       Crit:  2/11

 

Homework:

1.     Photography Do and Donts List due next class.

2.     Bring 3 of your best photographic works to class for discussion next class.

3.     Review Syllabus and Checkout Procedures.  Must sign acknowledgement form next class before you can checkout equipment.

4.     Fill out department checkout form and email to lab technician before next class.

5.     Buy and gather supplies.

6.     Bring camera to next class with memory card, and charged battery.

7.     Obtain camera owners manual.  Look online if necessary.

8.     Start Shooting for A1

 

 

2/4

TH

Discussion of past work.

Demos:  Working with Lowlight

 

Homework:

 

2

2/9

T

Lab

 

Lab Classes Start Today

 

 

2/11

TH

 

Crit A1: Night & Lowlight

Introduce A2:  Identity Crisis

 

Homework:

 

 

2/12

F

Holiday – Presidents Day – No Class or Lab

 

3

2/16

T

Bring Camera To Class

Bring Flash if you own one.

Flash Workshop / Demos – Participation Grade

Review A2 concepts.

Video:  Laura Lemon – The Creative Spark

 

Homework:

1.     Continue shooting for A2:  Identity Crisis.

2.     Selecting A Subject Article and Response – due next class. 

 

 

2/18

TH

Discuss Selecting A Subject Article

Review of Portable Lighting Equipment – Participation Grade

(must be present to be able to check out portable light kits this semester)

Demos / On Location Workshop

 

Homework:

 

4

2/23

T

Raw files for A2:  Identity Crisis due.

Journals for A2 due.

Lab

 

Homework:

 

 

2/25

TH

Crit A2: Identity Crisis

Introduce A3:  Triptych

       RAW Files and Journal due 3/8

       Crit on 3/10

 

Homework:

1.     Start A3:  Triptych.

 

5

3/1

T

Video:  Brooke Shadens Conceptual Photography

Demo:  Multiple Image Page Layouts for Triptych assignment.

       Includes Lightroom and Photoshop

Demo:  Hensel Porty Kit, Norman Flashes

Demo:  Tilt Shift Lens for hiding camera in reflections

 

Homework:

1.     Continue working on A3.

 

 

3/3

TH

Field Trip:  MOPA

Meet in front of Museum of Photographic Arts at 9:00am.

Bring Cameras for demo / practice.

 

Introduce Museum Writing Assignment.

       Due 3/15.

 

Homework:

1.     Raw Files and Journals for A3 due next class.

2.     Museum Writing Assignment due 3/15.

 

6

3/8

T

Lab for A3

Journals due for A3 (check during class).

Raw files due for A3 (check during class).

 

 

3/10

TH

Crit A3:  Triptych

       Files, Prints and Self-Evaluation due at start of class.

 

Introduce A4:  Evidence

       RAW files and journal due 3/17

       Crit on 3/22

 

Homework:

 

7

3/15

T

Demo Day

Homework:

 

 

3/17

TH

Lab for A4

Journals due for A4 (check during class).

Raw files due for A4 (check during class).

 

Homework:

1.     Proposal for concentration due 3/24

 

8

3/22

T

Crit A4:  Evidence

Introduce A5:  The Plot Thickens

       Raw files and journal due 4/5

       Crit on 4/7

 

 

Homework:

 

 

3/24

TH

Proposal For concentration due today

Demo Day

Videos

 

Homework:

 

9

3/29

T

Holiday – Spring Break – No class or lab this week

 

 

3/31

TH

Holiday – Spring Break – No class or lab this week

 

10

4/5

T

Lab for A5

Journals due for A5 (check during class).

Raw files due for A5 (check during class).

 

Homework:

 

 

4/7

TH

Crit A5:  The Plot Thickens

Introduce A6:  Concentration #1

       Raw files due 4/12

       Journal due 4/12

       Crit on 4/14

 

Homework:

 

11

4/12

T

Lab for A6

Raw files due for A6

Journals due for A6

 

Homework:

 

 

4/14

TH

Crit A6:  Concentration #1 (2 new prints from concentration)

Introduce A7:  Concentration #2

       Raw files due 4/19

       Journal due 4/19

       Crit on 4/21

 

Pick work for Student Show at regular Art Gallery.

Bring prints of any work to be considered. 

 

Homework:

1.     Shoot for A7.

2.     Start buying Mounting & Matting Supplies for Final Portfolio – dont wait until last minute!  Bookstore usually runs out before end of semester!

 

 

4/15

F

Deadline to submit to Professional Version of SD Fair Competitive Exhibits.  For More information, go to:

http://www.sdfair.com/index.php?fuseaction=exhibits.home

 

12

4/19

T

Lab for A7

Raw files due for A7

Journals due for A7

 

Homework:

1.     Finish A7.

 

 

4/21

TH

Crit A7:  Concentration #2 (2 new prints from concentration)

Introduce A8:  Concentration #3

       Raw files due 4/26

       Journal due 4/26

       Crit on 4/28

 

Homework:

1.     Shoot for A8.

 

13

4/26

T

Lab for A8

Raw files due for A8

Journals due for A8

 

Homework:

1.     Finish A8.

 

 

4/28

TH

Crit A8:  Concentration #3 (2 new prints from concentration)

Introduce A9:  Concentration #4

       Raw files due 5/3

       Journal due 5/3

       Crit on 5/5

 

Homework:

1.     Shoot for A9.

 

14

5/3

T

Lab for A9

Raw files due for A9

Journals due for A9

 

Homework:

1.     Finish A9.

 

 

5/5

TH

Crit A9:  Concentration #4 (2 new prints from concentration)

Introduce Artist Statement

       Due 5/19 with final portfolio

Student Show Opens at regular Art Gallery!

 

Homework:

 

15

5/10

T

Lab

 

Homework:

 

 

5/12

TH

Lab

 

Homework:

 

 

5/16

M

Last Day To Turn in SD Fair Prints for Student Showcase!

Need prints mounted and ready by 3:00pm

16

5/17

T

Lab

Sign up for Portfolio Reviews during final – 5/24.

 

Homework:

 

 

5/19

TH

Crit A10: Final Portfolios Including Concentration #5

       Includes Artist Statement for concentration

       Includes 2 new prints from concentration

       Includes 10 images from concentration

       Includes 5 Best Of images from first 5 assignments.

       All 15 images are presentation ready

o   Mounted and window matting or flush mount on foam core as default choices

 

Last Day to Submit proof of entering show off-campus!  This is worth 50 points as one assignment grade!

 

Last Day to turn in late assignment.

 

Last Day to turn in extra credit.

 

Homework:

1.     Be on time for Final (Portfolio Reviews)!

 

 

5/13

F

Last Lab Of The Semester!

Finals

5/21- 5/27

 

 

Final

5/24

 

T

 

Final – Portfolio Reviews

8:00am – 11:00am

Dont Be late!