Raster Imaging for Computer Graphics
CGT 21100/ 3 Cr.
Digital images are produced using a variety of computer technologies. Advanced color theory, surface rendering, and light control are emphasized in relation to technical illustration, hardware characteristics, and software capabilities.
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: Yes
Prerequisites/Co-requisites:P: CGT 11600 and 11700
- Adobe Photoshop
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Course Outcomes (What are these?)
At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Develop an advanced understanding of raster graphics (CGT i)
2. Understand current editing techniques (CGT i)
3. Understand how color theory is applied to images for technical and social effect (CGT e & i)
4. Develop a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop in regards to reality, social perception, and technical expertise (CGT e & i)
CGT Student Outcomes (What are these?)
(e) An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
(i) An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice
- How Raster Imaging Works: Pixels Make the World Go Round!
- Understanding Photoshop’s Interface and Layout
- Opening an Existing Image/Starting a New Image
- Copying Background Images
- Raster Image File Formats
- Using Layers
- Image Adjustments
- Image Enhancement Techniques
- Image Restoration Techniques: What to Save and What to Toss!
- Image Alignment
- Using Filters to Create Textures
- Wrapping Images on 3D Objects