Understanding Images
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Understanding Images

From CMYK to Megapixels.
4.4 (71 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,921 students enrolled
Created by Kray Mitchell
Last updated 3/2015
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the difference between RGB and CMYK color
  • Understand how Retina graphics are made
  • Understand the difference between DPI and PPI
  • Know the most popular graphics formats
  • Understand the basics of images
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Requirements
  • No material or software required
Description

Understanding Images is an introductory course into the world of Images. It's not a graphic design course, but you will walk away with a basic understanding of graphics and how they work.

We will talk about some of the formats for web and print, discuss some of the file types and applications you will come across and we'll learn the difference between color modes!

You won't need any applications or files for this course.

So what are you waiting for? Let's get learning!

Who is the target audience?
  • People interested in graphics
  • Beginners
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Curriculum For This Course
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Start Here
1 Lecture 00:35
Introduction
00:35
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Graphics Types and Formats
7 Lectures 27:04
Introduction to Formats
00:18

Raster Graphics vs Vector Graphics
06:29

Raster Graphics
05:04

Vector Graphics
03:11

Web Formats
06:17

Print Formats
03:12

RAW Files
02:33
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Color Modes and Resolution
5 Lectures 20:26
Color Modes: RGB vs CMYK vs Pantone
03:27

DPI vs. PPI
08:49

Resizing and Resampling
02:48

Megapixels
02:34

Retina Graphics
02:48
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Toodles
1 Lecture 00:12
Outro
00:12
About the Instructor
Kray Mitchell
4.3 Average rating
244 Reviews
12,119 Students
6 Courses
Web Technologist

He's a devil's advocate, he's a strategic thinker, he's a technologist and he's an educator. Since 1997 Kray has been building websites and diving headfirst into the world of web and technology. From building websites to implementing technical solutions for companies of all sizes, he has designed for print, directed for TV, taught in the classroom and mentored the eager.

Kray loves to teach, speak and inspire. With an eclectic background in Information Technology, TV and Film, Graphic Design, he brings a wide range of experience and expertise to all his projects.