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Web Graphics with Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for creating professional web graphics. This course covers fundamental Photoshop tools and best practices as well as advanced design techniques used by professional web designers. During the first half of this course, you'll learn to use Photoshop tools to manipulate and touch-up digital images. You'll explore sizing, cropping, and perfecting contrast, color balance, and other facets that mean the difference between amateur and professional digital images. During the second half, you will learn to prepare individual images, background graphics and navigation bars. You'll also design a full site template and convert it into a rich, functioning HTML & CSS page. During the course, you'll learn practical skills around the GIF, JPG and PNG image formats, filter effects, retouching digital photos, working with layers and many other tools. We'll even touch on color palettes, sizing and typography as you learn to design effective web interfaces. This course is a must for anyone looking to design professional, attractive websites.  

Code:133JWB400A-D
Dates:March 5 - April 4, 2013    Check for other dates
Meets:Tu, Th from 5:50 PM to 8:50 PM, SKIP 3/12 & 3/14, 8 Sessions
Instructor:Rachel Glass
Fee:$875  

You can receive discounts on this course by becoming a member of Web Design Certificate Program--Full Tuition or Web Design Certificate Program--Full Tuition or Fall Weekday Certificate Program in Website Design or Spring Weekday Certificate Program in Website Design or Spring B Weekday Certificate Program in Website Design or September Cohort Certificate Program in Website Design
Notes:This course requires 2 textbooks (Adobe Photoshop CS6: Classroom in a book AND Adobe Illustrator CS6: Classroom in a book) and 1 supplementary material guide/manual. Textbooks can be picked up at the SMU CAPE Office, Monday through Friday 9am-4pm. SMU Continuing and Professional Education 6116 North Central Expressway Suite 250 Dallas, TX 75206
Please note, the following class date falls on a Tate Lecture Series evening: 03/19.

Parking at Airline Parking Garage (Levels 2-5) is highly encouraged on this date to avoid any parking delays and ticketing. Please note, the first two levels of the Airline Parking Garage are reserved for faculty and staff at all times.

After enrolling, you will receive a course confirmation email which contains your parking pass.

The parking pass is valid only for the specific dates and times of your course. Only one permit is needed per course. This pass can be used for every session the class meets.


If you have any questions, please feel free to call the CAPE office (214-768-2273) or send us an email (smuthink@smu.edu).

Our office is open Monday through Friday, 9am to 4:30pm.

SMU Continuing and Professional Education 6116 North Central Expressway Suite 250 Dallas, TX 75206

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.


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