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Image-making Methods and Techniques


Department of Information and Communications Technology
Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

Course Overview

This course will teach students how to create different types of illustrations as well as editing photos to achieve desired image. Industry standard techniques will be discussed and by the end of the course we will be compiling our work as a pdf book.

What You Will Learn

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • learn different ways of image-making
  • create a drawing, a design and a photo manipulation art and make a pdf book
  • setup and measure digital presence for success

Course Content

Week 1: Freehand Character Drawing

7 Videos | 1 Activity

7 Videos

  • Welcome to the course!
  • Course Overview
  • Imagemaking
  • Design Elements
  • Photoshop and Graphic Tablets
  • Shapes in Drawing
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 2: Flat Character Design

6 Videos | 1 Activity

6 Videos

  • Character Design
  • Flat Design Style
  • Types of Digital Images
  • Photoshop Tools
  • Activity: Flat Character Design
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 3: Photo Manipulation

5 Videos | 1 Activity

5 Videos

  • Photo Manipulation
  • Planning
  • Resource Gathering
  • Color Correction and Photo Manipulation Tools
  • Activity: Photo Manipulation Art
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 4: Compilation PDF Book

6 Videos | 1 Activity

6 Videos

  • PDF Book Preparation
  • Creative Layout
  • Other Photoshop Methods for creating media
  • Importing and Exporting in Photoshop
  • Activity: PDF Book
  • Key Takeaways

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment
  1. Course Number

    DICT-GD006
  2. Classes Start

    TBA
  3. Estimated Effort

    2 hrs./week (8 hours)
  4. Price

    Free