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MDIA 1180 - Adobe Photoshop 1

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course introduces students to the creative world of photo editing using Adobe Photoshop. The course starts with an overview of raster based applications, including image resolution and the co-relation between pixel dimensions, color depth, and image quality. Students will customize the Photoshop workspace, use the quick selection tool, use the quick mask selection tool, manipulate selections, save selections to channels, and perform tonal corrections with the spot healing brush tool and the content-aware fill. Students will create point type, create a clipping mask from type, create vector paths, use layers and adjustment layers, and paint with the mixer brush tool.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$490.58 - $499.15 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2020

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 11284

Wed Jan 08 - Wed Feb 12 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Feb 12 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE14 Rm. 121

Instructor

Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$499.15

2 seats remaining as of Nov 21, 2019 5:35 am (PST). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 85506

Sat Jan 11 - Sat Feb 08 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Feb 08 Sat 09:00 - 12:30 DTC Rm. 870

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$490.58

CRN 18409

Mon Jan 06 - Mon Feb 10 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Feb 10 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 870

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$490.58

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Explain how resolution and pixel dimensions impact the quality of an image.
  • Demonstrate the differences between RGB and CMYK color modes.
  • Adjust the color and tone of an image using different tools and techniques.
  • Demonstrate use of working with masks and channels.
  • Develop a strategy for retouching images using different tools.
  • Create and adjust vector paths to cut out parts of an image.
  • Organize artwork on layers.
  • Apply blending modes to layers.
  • Rearrange layers to change the stacking order of artwork.
  • Use guides to position text in a composition.
  • Format text with fonts, leading, tracking, and kerning.
  • Add text and layer effects to a layer.
  • Paint an image with the mixer brush using different brush dynamics.

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