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Digital Imaging 1: Adobe Photoshop

In this course students use Adobe Photoshop to create digital imaging designs of professional quality. Through the manipulation of photographic and other raster graphic images, students generate unique artwork that involves photo editing, tonal and color correction, masking, layer adjustments, painting techniques, blending modes, and advanced compositing. Students study layout and design techniques, application of color using CMYK and RGB, and appropriate typography practices.

Subject: MAT
Units: 3

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
LMS link: https://blackboard.miracosta.edu
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Course email: mthornhill@miracosta.edu
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Instructor notes: This course, for Spring 2014, teaches you how to improve and manipulate photo images in Photoshop. The course is designed around lessons from the book, "Photoshop CC: Classroom in a Book." You will be asked to do simple and complex exercises (all explained completely with directions and videos) and four large assignments (projects). The course also teaches digital painting and video-editing techniques in Photoshop.

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