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Monday, 7 September
 
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NEW! Digital Skills Workshop - Photoshop / Quick start guide
Wednesday, 9 September, 01:00 PM » 03:50 PM
 

NEW! Digital Skills Workshops

Drop-in sessions with Art Center faculty. Each week's topic supports general digital skills and studio projects for students in all majors. There will be time for questions and some individualized instruction at the end of each session.

Wednesdays 1:00-3:50pm, room S870-215, with Dana Duncan-Seil


This workshop is an basic overview of Photoshop's tools, panels, application set-up, and interface. This also includes an overview of file resolution, file formats, and color modes. This is ideal for students who want to get a quick overview (or review) of Photoshop.


Photoshop Topics

Interface:

Setup of palettes

Options bar

Tools in the tool box

How to arrange palettes

Set up workspace

Application frame

Docking vs. floating windows

Shortcuts for screen views

Rotating document view


Preferences:

General

Interface

File handling

Performance

Scratch disks

Cursors

Transparency

Units & rulers

Guide colors


New document settings:

File resolution

Resolution for projects

(72ppi, 150ppi, 200ppi, 300ppi, 1200ppi)

Pixels per inch vs. dots per inch

Color modes (RGB, CMYK, grayscale, bitmap)

Web vs. print documents


Fixing mistakes: history, undo, revert


Color in Photoshop:

Color settings

Monitor color vs. printout color

Color calibrating a monitor

Printing & page setup in the lab

Print size vs. actual size

Inkjet vs. laser printers


Brief panels overview:

Layers, properties, color


Saving documents:

File formats

(JPEG, PSD, TIFF, PNG)

Using PDF format

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NEW! Digital Skills Workshop - Photoshop / Quick start guide
Thursday, 10 September, 01:00 PM » 03:50 PM
 

NEW! Digital Skills Workshops

Drop-in sessions with Art Center faculty. Each week's topic supports general digital skills and studio projects for students in all majors. There will be time for questions and some individualized instruction at the end of each session.

Thursdays 1:00-3:50pm, room 143, with John Chambers

This workshop is an basic overview of Photoshop's tools, panels, application set-up, and interface. This also includes an overview of file resolution, file formats, and color modes. This is ideal for students who want to get a quick overview (or review) of Photoshop.


Photoshop Topics

Interface:

Setup of palettes

Options bar

Tools in the tool box

How to arrange palettes

Set up workspace

Application frame

Docking vs. floating windows

Shortcuts for screen views

Rotating document view


Preferences:

General

Interface

File handling

Performance

Scratch disks

Cursors

Transparency

Units & rulers

Guide colors


New document settings:

File resolution

Resolution for projects

(72ppi, 150ppi, 200ppi, 300ppi, 1200ppi)

Pixels per inch vs. dots per inch

Color modes (RGB, CMYK, grayscale, bitmap)

Web vs. print documents


Fixing mistakes: history, undo, revert


Color in Photoshop:

Color settings

Monitor color vs. printout color

Color calibrating a monitor

Printing & page setup in the lab

Print size vs. actual size

Inkjet vs. laser printers


Brief panels overview:

Layers, properties, color


Saving documents:

File formats

(JPEG, PSD, TIFF, PNG)

Using PDF format

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IT System Maintenance Day
Sunday, 13 September
 
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INDESIGN digital media workshop, room 144
Monday, 14 September
 FREE five-week Hands-On Digital Media Workshop with instructor Michelle Constantine

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