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Fall 2014 Catalog 
Fall 2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GA 141 - Photoshop II®

Credit Hours: 2

A more advanced introduction to Photoshop using color panels, histograms, levels, curves and working with camera raw images. The use of tools including cloning, healing tools, sharpness, blur, noise adjustments filters, image masks, drop shadows and other special effects that include 3D objects will be covered using hand-on laboratory projects.

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

  • make a composition (surrealistic) with a number of digital camera images that have been cropped, color corrected, any imperfections removed, etc. to create an artful composition;
  • make vector shapes and use clipping paths;
  • use layer effects and create floating selections;
  • use clipping groups;
  • create animation and make key frames in ImageReady;
  • learn about slices and rollovers;
  • make corrections with the history brush and history palette;
  • create custom brushes and settings that appear in the tool options bar;
  • use actions and styles to re-create a vector graphic;
  • create layer sets to organize and manage layers;
  • use channels to create selections; and
  • adjust the tonal range of an image by assigning black and white points.

Prerequisites: GA 131
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