Digital Printing and Colour Management

Photography, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 8645/2020 - 08/09/2020

6 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP + 5,0 OT

- Miguel Alexandre Pereira Sanches


1.Provide students with knowledge about the phenomenon of colour and its importance in the construction of an image;
2.Provide tools for colour management in order to improve the final quality;
3.Prepare students for scanning and printing by industrial processes.

1.The phenomenon of colour - history and theories;
2.Applied colour management;
3.Printing technologies.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment includes a written assessment and submission of two practical exercises proposed by the teacher. The final mark is calculated taking into account the following weighting: written test (30%); practical coursework (60%); active pa

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Method of interaction
1. Expository and demonstrative lessons with audiovisual support;
2. Problem-solving

Software used in class