DTC 201: Spring 2021: Major Projects

As described in the syllabus and calendar, DTC 201 has four major projects.


Major Project #1: Inner Reality

In this assignment, you will use bitmap/raster graphics with Adobe Photoshop to create a photomontage that applies Dada principles and an image of yourself to convey a concept. You will submit image documentation, as well as a short essay that answers specific questions about your work. Read more about the project.


Major Project #2: Space Travel Poster

In this assignment, you will use vector graphics with Adobe Illustrator to create a full-page space travel poster that imitates the style of vintage travel and destination posters. You will also submit a short essay that answers specific questions about your work. Read more about the project.


Major Project #3: Mental Movie

In this assignment, you will use Adobe Premiere Pro video editing software to create a short video about events, thoughts, or emotions over a 24-hour period that demonstrates aspects of film editing. You will also submit an essay that answers specific questions about your work. Read more about the project.


Major Project XC: Magazine Profile

In this optional extra credit assignment, you will complete Adobe InDesign tutorials and use the software to lay out a magazine profile of yourself, highlighting work done previously in the class as well as a particular interest or hobby of yours. Read more about the project.