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Adobe Illustrator 2 MDIA 2260

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This hands-on course expands on the skills and knowledge that gained in Adobe Illustrator 1 by using different tools, drop-down menus, and panels to create a more complex series of projects. To complete the projects, you will use a perspective grid for creating 3D artwork that fades to a vanishing point. You will create a clipping mask, rotate objects around a fixed point, create patterns, use different drawing modes, use the scissors tool to cut and join paths, use pathfinder tools to divide graphics, and transform and move objects precisely on both a horizontal and vertical axis point. You will work with live corners, use key objects for aligning graphics, create colour groups, and use brushes to paint and spray graphics for visual effects.


MDIA 1160




$492.71 - $509.81 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are two offerings of MDIA 2260 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 23584


Thu May 19 - Thu Jun 23 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 23584
  • $492.71
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 19 - Jun 23 N/A N/A Online

Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course outline




Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course will be delivered entirely online, however, is an asynchronous course which does not require that you meet each week at a specific time. You will be expected to meet assignment deadlines according to the schedule on the course outline and directions of the instructor. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please log into using your BCIT student email and password on the first day of class. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. Students who are currently registered in one or more part-time courses can purchase a subscription for Adobe Creative Cloud Pro at a discount through BCIT’s new software portal If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist:

Seats Available

4 seats remaining as of Thu May 19, 2022 at 2:12 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 65848


Tue May 17 - Tue Jun 21 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 65848
  • $509.81
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 17 - Jun 21 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Downtown DTC


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. In order to access the Adobe Creative Cloud on your personal devices for off campus use, a subscription will be required. The cost of your Adobe subscription will be in addition to the tuition fee for this course. Information explaining how to obtain a discounted Adobe subscription is available on the BCIT Software Access webpage If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist:


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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Create 3D artwork using a perspective grid that fades to a vanishing point.
  • Align and distribute multiple objects relative to each other using a key object.
  • Manipulate layers and sub-layers to arrange artwork.
  • Paint and spray objects on artwork with different brushes.
  • Demonstrate the use of the pathfinder tools including; unite, minus front, intersect, exclude, divide, trim, merge, crop, outline and minus back.
  • Create exact matches of paths using paste in front.
  • Globally change the fill and stroke, fill colour, stroke colour, stroke weight, and blending modes using different selection options.
  • Draw and paint graphics using a draw inside mode.
  • Average points mathematically on both a horizontal and vertical axis point.
  • Apply and adjust live corners to artwork.
  • Create new colour groups to organize and control colour use.
  • Transform objects using scale, rotate, reflection, and shear from a central reference point.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

Adobe Illustrator 2 (MDIA 2260) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Graphic Design
    Associate Certificate Full-time/Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  2. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Media Techniques for Business
    Certificate Part-time
  4. User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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