2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Feb 08, 2023  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DDSGN 161 Advanced Adobe Photoshop (5 credits)

Prerequisite DDSGN 160  with at least a 1.5 grade or equivalent Adobe Photoshop experience or instructor permission.

Course Description
Advanced production techniques in Adobe Photoshop. Class explores and implements digital imaging theory and processes to enhance and retouch photographs and create new works of art.

Student Outcomes
1. Enhance photographs through advanced sharpening, blurring and noise reduction techniques.
2. Create complex layering to effectively blend images into compositions.
3. Create original art by painting with custom brushes and edit tools.
4. Convert, alter, add, and delete colors and textures of various photographs and line drawings.
5. Evaluate the aesthetic and technical quality of various digital imaging projects and their appeal to the intended audience.
6. Compare and contrast various editing theories and practices.
7. Research career options in digital imaging.
8. Demonstrate compliance with ethics related to the use of copyrighted materials.

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