Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DSGN 242 Image Editing 2 with Photoshop

4 credits
This course covers intermediate to advanced application of Photoshop skills, including photo retouching, seamless compositing, layer and channel manipulation, and image size/resolution optimization.

Prerequisites: DSGN 122  

Quarters Offered: Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Correct a photo efficiently to fix flaws, remove color casts and apply sharpening
  • Describe the difference between global and local image editing
  • Demonstrate effective use of channels to create and manipulate colors, effects, selections, and masks
  • Use a nondestructive workflow in raster image editing projects by use of Adjustment Layers, Smart Objects, Masks, Filters, Blending Modes, and Effects
  • Combine several images into a seamless composite using appropriate tools
  • Use a scanner as part of a project workflow, and effectively adjust scanner settings for different types of scanned images
  • Demonstrate best practices for image resolution and optimization for web, screen, and print
  • Create and apply textures, patterns, and painterly effects using a variety of Photoshop tools
  • Use Photoshop export/optimization functions in a web design workflow
  • Create effective solutions to design problems using the elements and principles of design
  • Respectfully present, defend, and critique design choices in a group setting

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40