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Charlottetown, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada



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.

Lesson 1:
Introduction to HTML and CSS, How the we... [Read More]

Fireworks

Lesson 1:
An Overview of Web Graphics, graphic optimization, A Case Study: Casual Corner: working with photographs, illustrations, thumbnails, and more, An overview of Fireworks, Creating a New Fireworks Graphic, Drawing in Fireworks, Basic Web Features
Lesson 2:
Survey of source file formats and choosing the right Web output format, Photo editing, Digital illustration, Using Fonts as a Graphic Element, working with filters, color-correction commands, the Pen tool, and typography properties
Lesson 3:
Optimization strategies, Load time and audience expectati... [Read More]




JavaScript


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]

Illustrator

Lesson 1:
Getting to know Illustrator, The Illustrator workspace, The Shape tools, Selecting and arranging shapes, Working with strokes and color, Using color, Navigating and viewing artwork
Lesson 2:
Advanced selection, organizing, and painting, Selecting directly, Working with multiple objects, Drawing aids, Freeform drawing tools, Easy erasing, Live paint, Layers
Lesson 3:
Transformations and distortions, Transforming and distorting objects, The Transform panel
Lesson 4:
Of Path and Pen tools, A Pen tool overview, Points and paths, Cutting, ca... [Read More]

Typography


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.

Photoshop

Lesson 1:
Getting around in Photoshop, Demystifying Photoshop, Navigating in Photoshop, Selections, layers, and transformations, File format essentials
Lesson 2:
Photo correction and retouching, Why we alter images, Image correction, Image retouching
Lesson 3:
Advanced layers and selections, Selection edges, The barnyard boogie bar, Barn conversion
Lesson 4:
Typography, Type in Photoshop images, Basic type editing, Type panels, Other type tools and features, Alignment and readability effects, Creating a complete type and image layout
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