Students who have learned to develop basic graphic elements for websites in COMP 1956 will continue to create enhanced graphic elements using best practices of interface design. Labs, exercises and assignments use Photoshop on a Windows PC to build and size more elaborate banners, prepare and optimize photographs and images for Web usability. Topics include: image editing and creating web graphics by hand using layer effects and adjustment layers; masks, brushes, type palette, video and animation palette. Work flow for the web, actions, incorporating metadata, and slicing will also be covered. By the end of this workshop successful participants will be able to; create well designed visual elements and graphics for interfaces and develop animations with video for the web. COMP 2056 will be offered in the fall term only.
Late registration is not permitted. Attendance is mandatory for all classes and the final must be written on the last day of the course – December 7th (no exceptions). Please do not register for the course if you cannot attend all the dates.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Prepare photographs for websites by fixing, enhancing and manipulating with tools and palettes – adjustment layers, layer effects, selection tools, retouch tools and colour corrections.
Build and size graphics and banners for the web using layers, masks, brushes, type palettes.
Optimize graphics for the web using actions and incorporating metadata and slicing.
Create animations and use video for web pages.
Effective as of Winter 2014
COMP 2056 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Adobe Photoshop Cc Classroom In A Book (2019 Release)
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