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Abbotsford, Kamloops, Kelowna, Langley, Nanaimo, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is the premiere image manipulation tool for print design, Web design, and photography. In this course, students learn the basics of the Photoshop interface and get working on hands-on projects based on real-world design scenarios. Students learn to choose and use the best tools for common Photoshop jobs including silhouetting, exposure correction, retouching, layering, setting typography, and creating image composites. In this course, students learn how to make high-quality selections and edits, and develop an efficient imaging workflow.

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Adobe Fireworks

Web Graphics using Fireworks provides students with the essentials for making superior Web graphics using Adobe Fireworks. Students explore technical fundamentals, including the Fireworks toolset and features. Tips and techniques for the wide range of graphics encountered in a typical Web design project: photographs, illustrations, animations, rollover buttons, interactive menus, and advertisements, and more, are also discussed.

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An Overview of Web Graphics, graphic optimization, A Case Study: Casual Corner: working with photographs, illustrations, thu... [Read More]


JavaScript for Designers course introduces students to the basics of JavaScript programming with techniques aimed at visually oriented designers. Students learn the JavaScript and jQuery needed to add interactive elements such as dynamic image galleries, exciting rollover effects, more usable Web forms, and enhanced navigation to any Web page. To do it, the essentials of JavaScript are covered along with designer-friendly jQuery to make writing JavaScript easier and way more fun. Student will begin with the basics of setup and syntax, then build up to exciting and complex dynam... [Read More]


Typography is what sets designers apart from other artists. In visual communication, typography must be integrated into a total design. In this 3-lesson course, students explore the anatomy of the letterform. Through interactive lectures and hands-on projects, they learn how to classify typefaces and use them creatively. Understanding the fundamentals of typography will give their work power, eloquence, and beauty.

Fundamentals of Typography Course Breakdown

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The language of letterform, Early typography, Key measures, Tale of two typographer... [Read More]

HTML5 and CSS3

In this course, students learn to create Web sites using HTML to mark up the structure of the document, and CSS to dictate how each page element should look. They will also learn to expand on the basics with cutting-edge HTML5 and CSS3. Students will learn step-by-step how to create HTML tables and add multimedia with HTML5, how to translate page structure into visual designs that use CSS for typography and positioning. Students will also look at Web forms, CSS-based navigation, and special CSS3 visual effects.

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Introduction to HTML and CSS, How the we... [Read More]

Adobe Flash

Flash Basics introduces students to the drawing and animating tools in Adobe Flash. Students will develop a deep understanding for basic drawing and animating tools in Flash, mastering such critical elements as layers, symbols, and tweens. In addition, students will build interactivity into their own designs, using advanced animation techniques: 3D rotation, navigation buttons, video, and basic ActionScript.

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Creating graphics, What is Flash?, Your first Flash file, Drawing in Flash, Other basic tips and techniques
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Animation with m... [Read More]

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