Jun 25, 2024  
2023-24 Academic Catalog 
2023-24 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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GAT-220 - Color Reproduction Processes

2 credits
This course is a three-credit lecture and laboratory course devoted exclusively to the reproduction of color images. The course will begin by exploring some of the many of the fascinating aspects of color, including the nature of light and color perception. From there, the course will delve into the world of color measurement and specification, including a look at various color spaces such as the Munsell and CIELAB. Topics also covered will include color printing characteristics, color standardization, hi-fi color, color proofing, and color management. The laboratories will be a combination of demonstrations and hands-on experiences including colorimetry, color evaluation, color scanning, image- setting, and proofing. The aim of this course is to develop the skills required of graphic arts professionals to make critical and accurate color judgments.

Prerequisite(s): GAT-162  or permission of instructor.

Corequisite(s): GAT 220L  

Course previously known as: GRPH-420

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