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BA (Hons) Design Studies
Creative Technologies Unit 20 Credits

Assignment 2

Semester 2


Week 1 - Area 5>2
Thursday 26th Jan

Introduction to Web design and setting up a Web site using Macromedia Dreamweaver MX. Moved to PC Area 2.

Week 2 - Area 4
Monday 30th Jan

Setting up sites again on Area 4 Macs. Group projects discussion. Adding images and rollovers. Using Illustrator 3D tools to make buttons. Using Photoshop to make buttons.

Week 3 - Area 4
Monday 06th Feb

Optimising Jpeg and Gif images in Adobe Photoshop. Introduction to the use of multimedia software Macromedia Flash MX, working through these tutorials on Shape tweening.

Week 4 - Area 4
Monday 13th Feb

Continuing Macromedia Flash MX, working through these tutorials on Motion tweening. Adobe Imageready animation using tweening on position, opacity and effects. Imageready animation layer by layer, frame by frame.

Week 5 - Area 4
Monday 20th Feb

Ken Stewart returns to run this course.

Week 6 - Area 4
Monday 27th Feb


Week 7 - Area 4
Monday 06th Mar

Week 8 - Area 4
Monday 13th Mar

Week 9 - Area 4
Monday 20th Mar

Week 10 - Area 4
Monday 27th Mar

Easter Vacation

Monday 03rd Apr
Monday 10th Apr
Monday 17th Apr

No Sessions

Week 11 - Area 4
Monday 24th Apr

Execution of Project

Bank Holiday
Monday 01st May

No Session

Week 12 - Area 4
Monday 8th May

Execution of Project

Week 13 - Area 4
Monday 15th May

Presentation & Submission of Project

Dreamweaver MX, Flash MX, Photoshop, Imageready

Selected Indicative Reading

Campbell, A: New Designer's Handbook

Weinmann, Lynda: Designing Web Graphics 4, New Riders, ISBN: 0735710791

Towers, Tarin: Dreamweaver MX Visual Quickstart Guide, ISBN: 0201844451

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