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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada



Adobe 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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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.
Course Prerequisite(s)
Windows Level 1, Microsoft Word Level 1
Course Aim
To provide the student with a thorough understanding of techn... [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 dynamic features.

Illustrator


Adobe Illustrator is a powerful and versatile tool for creating illustrations, logos, and graphics for print and the Web. In this course, students will learn important menus, tools, and panels, then explore selection tools, drawing tools, layers, the Pen tool (a lesson unto itself) as well as transformations/distortions, Type tools, and modifying paths and shapes. Hands-on class projects include a robot, a CD cover, photo tracing, a postcard, a bus ad, and a visual identity design.

Illustrator Basics Course Breakdown

Lesson 1:
Getting to know Illust... [Read More]

Typography

Lesson 1:
The language of letterform, Early typography, Key measures, Tale of two typographers, Case studies: today’s typefaces
Lesson 2:
Type classification, The type connoisseur, What to look for, Classification categories, Practicing type recognition
Lesson 3:
Display type: quirky and loving it, Display typography, Type is image, too, In-your-face type, Display type in print and on screen

PHP


Dynamic Web Development with PHP Course Introduction Dynamic Web Development with PHP provides students with a broad foundation in Web site development using PHP and MySQL. Students learn how to set up and configure a Web site and development site for PHP development, design and build a MySQL database and write basic SQL queries, build functional forms, and create an online catalogue that displays product information pulled from a database. In addition, students learn the basis for developing online customer accounts, mailing lists, user polls, forums, shopping carts, and more.... [Read More]

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