Part of a graphic designer's toolbox must include the careful and competent use of images in designs. Students will learn how to source and select images with consideration of copyright laws, as well as develop proficiency in Adobe Photoshop essential tools. Additionally, students will explore mixing and recognizing colour limitations in different colour spaces, making educated choices in resolution size and cropping for various applications, making basic selections and retouching, and exploring layers. Through hands-on projects, students will work from simple guided experimentation towards the assembly of multiple images in a single document.
Course code: VCDP 1120
Length: 56 hours
PrerequisitesStudents must be enrolled in the Visual Communications Design Diploma with a minimum GPA of 2.0 (60%)
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† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.