Course description

Further introduction to some of the more advanced concepts of Photoshop. Topics include: preparing images for print, quick mask, blending images together, preparing images for web use, colour mapping and using alpha channels.The student will explore advanced digital imaging processes for the web through the use of the tools available in Adobe’s Photoshop software. The student will continue to advance sensibilities towards design parameters and style, creatively develop and assess various design solutions, and execute the projects in a professional manner, to produce appealing results. The course will engage in web design issues such as GIF animation, navigation, slicing, rollovers, optimizing and previewing web page, while exploring the available software tools at a more in depth level. Projects will continue to be developed with consideration to output and media. Note: Students are to purchase the full version of the software either CS4 or CS 5. Photoshop Elements is not a full version of the software and will not be accepted for use during the course.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: OLRN1005
Corequisites: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery