Design elements such as basic composition, style, use of color, textures, graphic manipulation, photographic re-touching and text/font design are introduced. File formats, sizing, and packaging for export are covered in this class.
Identify various image editing software applications.
Compare and contrast image file formats.
Acquiring and Saving Images
Apply image optimization techniques.
Correcting and Restoring Images
Apply photo retouching tools and techniques.
Apply color adjustment methods.
Using Selection Tools
Demonstrate the use of multiple selection tools.
Creating and Managing Layers and Masks
Apply methods of layering within images.
Apply drawing, painting and text manipulation tools and techniques.
Adding Objects and Shapes
Apply effective design principles in an image composition.
Applying Effects, Filters, and Text
Explain layer masking.
Saving and Organizing Images
Describe filters and effects.
Implementing Graphic Content
Examine the legal issues associated with image acquisition and implementation.
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