Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Mar 04, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PRNT 131 - Photoshop Digital Production for Printing and Publishing I


(R only)

Entry-level course using Adobe Photoshop production techniques to process digital images for printing and publishing. Students color correct digital images for printing, web publishing, and other electronic media. Topics include retouching, sharpening, and color management. Prepare images for printing on desktop printers, printing presses, and high-resolution digital printing equipment. Four hours each week. Formerly PR 131.

4 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Digitally capture color and grayscale images at appropriate size and resolution as per job specifications.
  • Define and explain color theory and color management as they apply to graphic arts technology.
  • Apply global color corrections in Photoshop using adjustment layers. Apply local color corrections using adjustment layers and layer masks.
  • Retouch and repair digital images for print publishing.
  • Sharpen digital images for print output.
  • Isolate image content using Photoshop’s selection tools and masking techniques. Modify selections and masks.
  • Produce composite images using Photoshop’s layers and layer masks.


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