Canvas realization/student group, Web/virtual
Assessment is based on points. You can define your goals and earn points accordingly.
Only Photoshop A or GIMP A exercises (14 pcs) are mandatory. Other desired points you collect in accordance with your interests.
= In order to pass the course you have to complete at least the 14 compulsory image editing exercises (Photoshop/Gimp). This gives you the grade 1.
Photoshop / GIMP exercises max. 25 points
Image editing tip/hint max. 2 points
Theory assignments (5 pcs) max. 5x2 points
Final projects (2 pcs) max. 2x5 points
Peer reviews of the final projects max. 3 points
All together max. 50 points
01.08.2021 - 31.12.2021
24.05.2021 - 11.06.2021
20 - 50
Laurea Leppävaara, tiko
The use of visual communication continues to grow. There are a number of reasons why the use of visual aids continues to increase. This is happening everywhere –newspapers, websites, social media, instruction manuals, and emails.
In this course you don’t only learn technical skills how to create and edit images, but you also learn some theory behind visual communication. You will learn about the meaning of colours in different cultures and the importance of typography and composition.
Learn about the features of the Adobe Photoshop or GIMP image editing (program at the student's choice).
- Adjusting tones and colors and adjusting color
- Extracting an image
- Effective use of layers
- Use of masks
- Creating image montages
- Drawing vector shapes
- Use of alpha channels and boundary paths
- Image preparation for both print media and for screen
Graphic design theory
- colour theory
- composition and layout
Laurea täydentävä osaaminen, amk-tutkinto (TOY2), Yhteiset opinnot
Laurea Virtual Campus
Start September 7th 2021. Final projects no later than December 14th 2021.
Study is suitable for exchange students
Image editing exercises 75 hours
Theory 22 hours
Final projects and peer evaluation 36 hours
Basics of digital image theory
Practical exercises for image editing (Optional image editing softwares: Photoshop or Gimp)
Theory of visual design
Applied Part: Final project and Peer Review
Virtually September 7th to December 17th 2021.
24 - 15 points 2 14 - 12 points 1
44 - 35 points 4 34 - 25 points 3
50 - 45 points 5