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MDIA 2260 - Adobe Illustrator MAC 2

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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.

Prerequisite(s)

MDIA 1160

Credits

1.5

Cost

$490.02 - $495.03 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 31623

Thu Oct 25 - Thu Nov 29 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 25 - Nov 29 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 880

Instructor

Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course Outline

Cost

$495.03

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Winter 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 85503

Tue Feb 19 - Tue Mar 26 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 19 - Mar 26 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 850

Instructor

Daemon Baldwin

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$490.02

CRN 18412

Thu Feb 21 - Thu Mar 28 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 21 - Mar 28 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 880

Instructor

Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course Outline

Cost

$490.02

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

MDIA 2260 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. Mobile App Tools
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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