Week 1

Arch 11b 2012 Summer

Course Arch 11b
Date 2012/06/13
Learning Objectives This is an introduction to the general format for the digital sessions, the wiki that we will be using for the course content, and the potential use of digital tools as instruments of description and exploration.
  • Introduce GSI, time and place
  • Describe class format and exercises
  • Introduce StudioMaven Wiki
  • Lecture: Description & Exploration
  • Workflow: Photoshop Basics 1
  • Exercise: Photoshop Basics 1
Uses Tool(s)

Workflow 1 - Photoshop Basics 1: Layer Management + Photo-Editing
This workflow teaches Photoshop as a tool for merging separate images into a single unified composition. Layer management and the use of selection tools are emphasized. Students will learn an efficient process in photo editing which can be used throughout the design process; from concept development through presentation renderings.
Exercise 1 - Photoshop Basics 1
Visually integrate the Hearst Tower and a person with the surrounding imagery.