Web Graphics with Adobe Photoshop - DIT 21001
|DIT 21001||36 hours|
This course will provide students with a solid foundation in the basics of the Adobe Photoshop application. Topics will include a general overview of the digital graphics, the navigational interfaces, and the file management requirements for Web application. Students will mock-up an image of a Web interface/page, which will be used as a design platform in the HTML/CSS courses.
- Computer and internet access at home
- The Photoshop software.
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Understand the different digital graphic formats - bitmap versus vector graphics.
- Work with the primary elements of the Photoshop interface - the Toolbox and Palettes.
- Understand image resolution and size.
- Use different selection methods.
- Create and understand Type.
- Use Layer Styles for maximum effect.
- Organize content into layers and manipulate those layers.
- Use Vector Shapes to create Web site graphics.
- Understand Adjustment Layers.
- Create and use Alpha Channels.
- Use Photoshop Rulers and Guides to position page content.
- Learn the differences between Web bitmap formats.
- Develop a mockup layout for a Web site.