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DM105 - Color / Pre-Press Production
This course focuses on the processes, color management, and quality control procedures for graphic communications production. Participants acquire skills in all phases of prepress and the preparation of full-color, print-ready digital files for service bureaus and printers. Topics include color naming, bleeds, image resolution, color correction, proofing methods, and onscreen vs. spot color usage. Best practices leading to professional output are emphasized. Pantone Matching System and four-color process CMYK applications are covered, as well as offset lithography, digital printing and specialty printing techniques. A field trip providing first-hand experience is included. Prerequisites: Digital Design (Intro to Computer Graphics & the Mac Environment) or Page Layout with InDesign and Digital Imaging with Photoshop or equivalent experience.

Prerequisites N/A
Corequisites N/A
Fees N/A
Credits 2.00
Credit Types CE Credit

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