Dec 11, 2023  
Fall 2014 Catalog 
Fall 2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GA 131 - Photoshop I®

Credit Hours: 2

This course introduces the student to the basics of Photoshop using a MacIntosh computer.  The Photoshop menu and sub-menu will be explored along with various interactive panels.  Students will gain practical knowledge from hands-on laboratory projects.

Course Outcomes
At the end of the course the student will be able to:

  • output color proofs of images that have gone through basic image editing;
  • apply special effects with filters;
  • have knowledge of working with PhotoShop selection tools like the rectangular and elliptical marquee tools;
  • select an image with the magic wand;
  • use the lasso tool to select areas to be modified;
  • organize artwork on layers;
  • select and remove artwork on a layer;
  • add a gradient to a layer effect;
  • work with masks and channels;
  • photo retouching, resolution and image size, adjust tonal range;
  • use pen tool techniques and drawing paths around artwork; and
  • know the basics of file formats.

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