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Adobe Photoshop 2 MDIA 2180

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course covers advanced compositing techniques, including painting with the mixer brush, adding a background, matching colour schemes across images, and blending multiple pictures to create a panorama. Students will select different brush settings and create a custom brush preset. The course also covers applying layer styles, adding adjustment layers, using layer effects and blending modes. Students will manipulate an image with Puppet Warp, create type on a path, warp point type, design with paragraphs of type and work with type styles. Other topics covered in the course include straightening and cropping images, using the spot healing and brush tools, repairing areas of an image using the clone stamp tool, applying gradients to layers, and working with masks and channels. Students will also prepare files for the web by creating slices and export HTML and images.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

1.5

Cost

$498.47 - $515.94 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of MDIA 2180 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 40252

Duration

Wed Oct 26 - Wed Nov 30 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 40252
  • $498.47
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 26 - Nov 30 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$498.47

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. 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 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. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please check to ensure you meet the computer requirements for the class. If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
Status

Seats Available

4 seats remaining as of Wed August 17, 2022 at 3:36 am (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 45947

Duration

Mon Oct 31 - Mon Dec 05 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 45947
  • $515.94
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 31 - Dec 05 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 860
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$515.94

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: sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
Status

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • Mix colours with the mixer brush.
  • Create a custom brush preset.
  • Use wet and dry brushes to blend colour.
  • Create seamless patterns from images.
  • Use vector drawing techniques to create and edit paths.
  • Control type and positioning using advanced features.
  • Merge type with other layers.
  • Apply and edit smart filters.
  • Apply colour effects to selected areas of an image.
  • Manipulate an image with Puppet Warp.
  • Create a clipping mask from type.
  • Match colour schemes across images.
  • Blend images together to create a panorama.
  • Prepare files for the web by creating slices and exporting HTML and images.

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

Adobe Photoshop 2 (MDIA 2180) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Broadcast and Digital Journalism
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Digital Media Foundations
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Digital Photography
    Statement of Completion Part-time
  4. Graphic Design
    Associate Certificate Full-time/Part-time
  5. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Certificate Part-time
  6. Media Techniques for Business
    Certificate Part-time
  7. User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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