For more comprehensive exposure to digital technologies within the visual arts, see the interdisciplinary media courses offered by the Visual Arts department, found in the UFV calendar at ufv.ca/calendar.
Adobe Photoshop Basics
Prerequisite: Computer Basics and Introduction to Windows XP or equivalent experience
Got old damaged photos you want to fix up? Are you an artist who would like to explore the digital canvas? Perhaps you are a professional seeking a better understanding of the industry’s leading image-editing and manipulation software package. From digital painting to photo-manipulation, Adobe Photoshop CS4 provides powerful tools to produce professional, sophisticated images for print and the web. This class will provide you with fundamental Photoshop skills and an essential understanding of the Adobe Photoshop CS4 interface and its many tools, functions, and capabilities through hands-on activities, demonstrations, and class projects.
Web Design Basics
This course will explore the many facets of website design and development and some ways that the internet is being used by artists and designers for promotion of their work and as a sitespecific medium. You’ll learn the basics of web page creation, usercentred design principles, web authoring and editing, and design techniques for interactivity.
Last updated Oct 2013