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MDIA 1180 - Adobe Photoshop MAC 1

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course introduces students to the creative world of photo editing using Adobe Photoshop. The course starts with an overview of raster based applications, including image resolution and the co-relation between pixel dimensions, color depth, and image quality. Students will customize the Photoshop workspace, use the quick selection tool, use the quick mask selection tool, manipulate selections, save selections to channels, and perform tonal corrections with the spot healing brush tool and the content-aware fill. Students will create point type, create a clipping mask from type, create vector paths, use layers and adjustment layers, and paint with the mixer brush tool.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$495.03 - $502.17 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 40251

Wed Sep 12 - Wed Oct 17 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Oct 17 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE14 Rm. 124

Instructor

Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course Outline

Cost

$502.17

This course offering is full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 30692

Wed Oct 24 - Wed Nov 28 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 24 - Nov 28 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 880

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$495.03

This course offering is full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Explain how resolution and pixel dimensions impact the quality of an image.
  • Demonstrate the differences between RGB and CMYK color modes.
  • Adjust the color and tone of an image using different tools and techniques.
  • Demonstrate use of working with masks and channels.
  • Develop a strategy for retouching images using different tools.
  • Create and adjust vector paths to cut out parts of an image.
  • Organize artwork on layers.
  • Apply blending modes to layers.
  • Rearrange layers to change the stacking order of artwork.
  • Use guides to position text in a composition.
  • Format text with fonts, leading, tracking, and kerning.
  • Add text and layer effects to a layer.
  • Paint an image with the mixer brush using different brush dynamics.

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

MDIA 1180 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Graphic Design
    Full-time/Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Media Techniques for Business
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Video Production and Editing
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Photoshop Cc : Visual Quickstart Guide 2015 Release
Author Weinmann
Publisher Peachpit
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13430-889-0
Price $41.50
Optional

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Image not available
Photoshop Cc : Visual Quickstart Guide 2015 Release
Author Weinmann
Publisher Peachpit
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13430-889-0
Price $41.50
Optional

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