Media Arts and Technologies @ MiraCosta College


Mat 110 | Digital Imaging 1: Photoshop

3 Units
Advisories: None
Prerequisites: None
Acceptable for Credit: CSU
Lecture 2.5 hours, Laboratory 1.5 hours

In this course, you will learn practices and principles of digital imaging, illustration, and photographic manipulation using Adobe Photoshop. You will gain hands-on experience with the tools and techniques used by artists and designers to create effective and sophisticated digital imagery for print and web publication. The course covers photo editing and color correction tools, working with layers, selection and masking tools, blending modes, filters, and much more to enhance digital images and to create special effects. Projects include raster graphic designs for use in print publishing, website design, and multimedia.

Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is requisite for any artist or designer working with digital media and MAT 110 is one of the foundation courses within MAT. It is recommended that you complete this course within your first semester in MAT, or as soon as possible after that.

Formerly CIS 246/ART 247.