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DART 130 - Digital Imaging

3 Credit: (1 lecture, 2 lab, 0 clinical) 3 Contact Hours: [Pre- or co-requisite: DART 110 ]

This course will introduce students to the creation, manipulation and critical interpretation of graphic and photographic artwork. Topics covered in the course will include file formats, platform terminology, image layout and basic functions within image editing software. This course builds upon the fundamentals learned from Photographic Foundations I.
OFFERED: fall and spring semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Create and Manipulate digital images.

  1. Compare file formats.
  2. Apply appropriate file formatting for the project.
  3. Employ basic software functions.
  4. Apply image editing software tools.

Goal 2:  Understand Elements and Principals of Design.

  1. Identify basic concepts of design.
  2. Explain basic concepts of design.
  3. Apply concepts to own artwork.

Goal 3:  Analyze Digital Images.

  1. Identify artistic intent.
  2. Compare intent to individual perception.
  3. Create new image to match original intent.
  4. Manipulate image to appeal to a target market.

Goal 4:  Apply image editing software.

  1. Apply tonal corrections.
  2. Apply layer masks.
  3. Apply image restoration techniques.
  4. Apply transform functions.
  5. Apply lens corrections.

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