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Supplies: Computer Art 266-268

Art 266 Art 267 Art 268

Unless otherwise indicated, materials and texts listed, are required for the course.


Art 266

Required: Backup media:
  • USB flash drive ( preferred ) - recommended capacity - minimum 128 MB; 256 MB capacity preferred. ( get one that is narrow in width to fit our front-end USB slots ).  and ...
  • blank CD-R disks,   or ...
  • 1 Zip disk ( 250 MB, formatted for PC )

Spiral notebook or sketchpad for preparatory sketches

First Required text:

The Blank Canvas: Inviting the Muse
Anna Held Audette,
Shambhala Publications, 1993
ISBN Number: 0-87773-938-2

Second Required text:

Photoshop CS for Windows & Macintosh - Visual Quickstart Guide, Elaine Weinmann & Peter Lourekas,
Peachpit Press, 2004
ISBN Number: 032121353X   ( 0-321-21353-X ) Photoshop for Windows and Macintosh - Visual QuickStart Guide

Required text for those needing increased Windows skills ( instructor will make this determination ):

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition - 10 Minute Guide
Shelley O'Hara
Que, 2002
ISBN: 0-7897-2737-4

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Art 267

Required: Backup media:
  • USB flash drive ( preferred ) - recommended capacity - minimum 256 MB; 512 MB - 1 GB capacity preferred. ( get one that is narrow in width to fit our front-end USB slots ).  and ...
  • blank CD-R disks,   or ...
  • Zip disk s( 250 MB, formatted for PC )

Spiral notebook or sketchpad for preparatory sketches

First Required Text:

The Blank Canvas: Inviting the Muse
Anna Held Audette,
Shambhala Publications, 1993
ISBN Number: 0-87773-938-2

Optional text: This book is not required but is very helpful for beginning Photoshop users:

Photoshop CS for Windows & Macintosh - Visual Quickstart Guide, Elaine Weinmann & Peter Lourekas,
Peachpit Press, 2003
ISBN Number: 032121353X Photoshop for Windows and Macintosh - Visual QuickStart Guide

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Art 268

Required: Backup media:
  • USB flash drive ( preferred ) - recommended capacity - minimum 256 MB; 512 MB - 1 GB capacity preferred. ( get one that is narrow in width to fit our front-end USB slots ).   and
  • blank CD-R disks,   or ...
  • Zip disks ( 250 MB, formatted for PC )

Spiral notebook or sketchpad for preparatory sketches

Required Text for all 268 students:

The Blank Canvas: Inviting the Muse
Anna Held Audette,
Shambhala Publications, 1993
ISBN Number: 0-87773-938-2

If you are pursuing the 3-D rendering option option, the following book is REQUIRED:

The Art of 3-D Computer Animation and Imaging
Isaac Victor Kerlow
John Wiley & Sons, 2000
ISBN Number:  0-471-36004-X

If you are pursuing the 3-D rendering option, and wish to work with the Imagine 3-D program, you must purchase the Imagine tutorial CD's, called The I-Files, at the bookstore.

If you are pursuing the interactive animation option ( Macromedia Director ), the following book is REQUIRED:

Director 8 for Macintosh & Windows
Andre Persidsky,
Peachpit Press, 2000.
ISBN: 0-201-70258-4   
( $ 19.00 )

If you are pursuing the video-editing option ( Adobe Premiere ), the following book is REQUIRED:

Premiere 6 for Macintosh & Windows
Anthony Bolante,
Peachpit Press, 2001.
ISBN: 0-201-72207   
( $ 19.00 )


Optional for 268: For learning Director, the following book is not required but can be very helpful:

Optional: Director 8 & Lingo Authorized
Phillip Gross,
Macromedia Press, 2000
ISBN Number: 0-201-70262-2   
( $ 50.00 - book includes tutorial CD )

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