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DM74:  ADVANCED PHOTOSHOP


Course Description

This is an intermediate level course in mastering Adobe's Photoshop software. Students will learn advanced strategies in professional digital editing. Students will apply creative techniques for print, video, animation and the web. Students will develop skills in luminance, color and exposure to optimize images with adjustment layers and masks, and cutting-edge selection techniques. There will be a focus in post processing for landscape, portrait and panoramic imaging suited for the artist, photographer and design student. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. This course is also listed as CSIS 74. ADVISORY: DM/ART/CSIS 75 PhotoShop I


Learning Outcomes

  • Students will develop and construct a digital mini-portfolio based on a given theme.
  • Students will identify best digital tools to use to solve a design problem.
  • Students will apply principles of light, shading, and color to digital images.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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