Computer Arts

Course Description
This course is designed to give students an understanding of how to apply Photoshop to perform many different image-processing techniques. Adobe Photoshop has become an industry standard for so many different disciplines including graphic design, digital photography, web design, digital video editing, and even creating animations. Adobe Photoshop is often a prerequisite for many other software programs and is the one program that everyone in every area of digital media should know. Students will produce and will be assessed on many projects as well as developing and critiquing portfolios. Through project work, students will learn how to use several tools for selecting parts of images, retouching, layers, special filters, painting, digital photography, and animation.