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MDIA 2180 - Adobe Photoshop 2

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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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)

MDIA 1180

Credits

1.5

Cost

$491.08 - $506.09 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 40252

Wed Oct 28 - Wed Dec 09 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 28 - Dec 09 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course Outline

Cost

$506.09

Notes

  1. No class Nov 11.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 45947

Mon Nov 02 - Mon Dec 07 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 02 - Dec 07 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$496.09

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Winter 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 80945

Wed Feb 17 - Wed Mar 24 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 17 - Mar 24 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$501.08

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. System Requirements are: Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1809 or later [OR] Apple® macOS® 10.13, 10.14 or later (64-bit Intel-based) Processor: 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor with SSE4.2 instruction set Memory: 8 GB minimum, 16 GB or higher recommended (32 GB for 4K media or higher) Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent; NVidia GeForce GTX 1660 or Quadro T1000 is recommended [OR] AMD Radeon Pro 555X or higher S[OR] Intel UHD Graphics 630 or higher Storage: 250GB SSD or higher Monitor: 1920 x 1080 or higher Internet: Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 85508

Sat Feb 20 - Sat Mar 20 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 20 - Mar 20 Sat 09:00 - 12:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$491.08

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. System Requirements are: Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1809 or later [OR] Apple® macOS® 10.13, 10.14 or later (64-bit Intel-based) Processor: 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor with SSE4.2 instruction set Memory: 8 GB minimum, 16 GB or higher recommended (32 GB for 4K media or higher) Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent; NVidia GeForce GTX 1660 or Quadro T1000 is recommended [OR] AMD Radeon Pro 555X or higher S[OR] Intel UHD Graphics 630 or higher Storage: 250GB SSD or higher Monitor: 1920 x 1080 or higher Internet: Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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CRN 87396

Mon Feb 22 - Mon Mar 22 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 22 - Mar 22 Mon 18:00 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$491.08

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. System Requirements are: Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1809 or later [OR] Apple® macOS® 10.13, 10.14 or later (64-bit Intel-based) Processor: 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor with SSE4.2 instruction set Memory: 8 GB minimum, 16 GB or higher recommended (32 GB for 4K media or higher) Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent; NVidia GeForce GTX 1660 or Quadro T1000 is recommended [OR] AMD Radeon Pro 555X or higher S[OR] Intel UHD Graphics 630 or higher Storage: 250GB SSD or higher Monitor: 1920 x 1080 or higher Internet: Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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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

MDIA 2180 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

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