May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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GDSN 249 - Digital Imaging II

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): GDSN 149 .
This is an advanced course in the use of Adobe Photoshop. The concepts of advanced digital image manipulation techniques will be introduced and explored through Photoshop. This includes advanced techniques in retouching and enhancing techniques, creating special effects, and applying artistic type, textures and filters. The use of multiple layers with adjustments, blending modes, clipping masks, alpha channels, puppet warp, liquefy and other filters, will be thoroughly explored. The most recent version of Photoshop is highly recommended. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Use Adobe Photoshop to create professional-level graphics.
  • Work with multiple layers to create design effects using adjustments/blending modes/alpha channels
  • Enact image adjustment using Levels and Curves, Blending Modes, Type Techniques, and Special Effects
  • Create professional images by applying retouching and enhancing techniques.

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