MGDP1340 Advanced Photoshop

This course will cover advanced Photoshop techniques. Included in the course will be combining layers, using layer comps; blend modes used in layers and tools; advanced masking techniques, image presentation, Camera RAW, software integration, output resolution issues, using file formats for various outputs, color modes, color correction for print media and digital formats, duotones, tritones and quadtones, special effects, 3D image manipulation, and vanishing points. Other timely topics will be covered as technology changes during the course structure.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

MGDP1230, or instructor approval

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Apply the elements and principles of design when creating raster images
Apply knowledge of colortheory to projects
Utilize the tools for project time management
Create weekly assignments
Write evaluations for final project
Integrate raster and vector artwork
Combine multiple images into one working file
Compare image resolution for high resolution outcomes
Explore specific formats for color output
Optimize color and tone correction
Link Photoshop files with other Creative Suite software

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2

lab:

1