1 //Introductions

A few artists who use photoshop in their work

//Behind the scenes photography and photoshop for The Onion

Electronic Sketchbook Assignment

Introduce yourself on the class website. Add at least one post introducing yourself as an artist, describe what kind of work you are hoping to do this semester in this class and others, and upload at least one selfie. You might also want to include images of or links to your past work.

Everyone should have received an email inviting you to join our class website. One you accept the invitation, you will need to create a wordpress account if you don’t already have one. To add a post, click the “new post” button on the upper right hand side of the screen.

Reading Assignment

1. Please Tour the Mac Interface This assignment is meant to familiarize you with the mac environment and your new computer!

2. Please choose and read one of the following:

This reading assignment is meant to introduce several short articles on the “art of the selfie.” Choose at least one article to read. As you’re reading, come up with one or two points from your article that interested you or confused you. We’ll discuss your reactions to the articles briefly in class.

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