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MDIA 2180 - Adobe Photoshop 2

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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.


MDIA 1180




$495.59 - $504.16 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 21027

Wed Jul 03 - Wed Aug 07 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 03 - Aug 07 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 850


Tyler Higgs

Course Outline



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

In Progress

Fall 2019

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

CRN 45947

Mon Oct 21 - Mon Nov 25 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 21 - Nov 25 Mon 18:00 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 860


Tyler Higgs

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim



One seat remaining as of Jul 20, 2019 3:01 pm PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 40252

Wed Oct 23 - Wed Nov 27 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 23 - Nov 27 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE14 Rm. 124


Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course Outline



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


Gravitying 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

  1. Broadcast and Digital Journalism
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Graphic Design
    Full-time/Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Media Techniques for Business
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Video Production and Editing
    Part-time   Associate Certificate


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