DIGITAL MEDIA

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Introductory Adobe Photoshop

Intro to Photoshop is a hands on technical course, centered around digital image creation and manipulation on Adobe's CC Photoshop. Completing a series of hands on, individual assignments and exercises, students will experience the software, and gain practical as well as theoretical experience. The basics of editing, finishing, converting and publishing digital images will be introduced, as well as more advanced tools, such as layers, painting tools, and effects. Tuition includes 10 weeks of access outside of class for homework during times scheduled in cooperation with Multimedia staff. Bring a CD-R or USB Flash Drive, notebook and pen to first class. Prerequisite: Must be familiar with Macintosh OSX operating system. Class limit is 11. This course qualifies as part of the Certificate in Digital Media.

Registration Deadline: September 20 2018

Course Code: ESDS-0111   [Register Now]

Instructor: Aviv Dror

Site: D393, 5163 Duke Street, 5163 Duke Street

Date / Time:   Sep 27 - Nov 29, Thu, 6:00pm-9:00pm   (10 sessions)

Tuition: $ 350 + HST



InDesign

The fundamentals of digital page layout and
desktop publishing are introduced using Adobe
InDesign CS4 on Macintosh OSX. Discussions,
demonstrations, exercises, and projects will
explore single and multi-page documents, graphic
and typographic elements, colour usage, and
printing procedures. Students are expected to
complete a final independent project that might
include a poster, brochure, business card, or
other printed material. Tuition includes 10 weeks
of access outside of class for homework during
times scheduled in cooperation with Multimedia
staff. Bring a CD-R or USB Flash Drive, notebook
and pen to first class. Prerequisite: Must be
familiar with Macintosh OSX operating system.
Class limit is 11.
This course qualifies as part of the Certificate
in Computer Graphics.

Registration Deadline: September 19 2018

Course Code: ESDS-0112   [Register Now]

Instructor: Bryony McStay Fost

Site: N320f, 5163 Duke Street, 5163 Duke Street

Date / Time:   Sep 26 - Dec 05, Wed, 6:00pm-9:00pm (No class Oct 31st)   (10 sessions)

Tuition: $ 350 + HST



NEW Digital Illustration: bringing designs to life

Bring your ideas to life, create assets and artwork for a myriad of projects; mobile games, websites, apps, gig posters, logo design and much much more. Learn how to you get your designs to look like the artwork you admire!

Together, we're going to go through projects that will equip you with the tool set you need to not only navigate Adobe Illustrator comfortably, but also give you the confidence you need to render out industry standard assets and artwork for a range of projects! We'll dive into learning about designing for mobile games, apps, websites and other projects and then discuss tips and tricks for things like fonts, game design, app design, logo building, high polish rendering and more!

By the end of the first class, you'll have built something you didn't know you could in Illustrator! This class will prime you with the correct pipeline and process to create visually stunning portfolio worthy pieces! Please join us as we bring designs to life with this incredible industry standard program!

Registration Deadline: September 18 2018

Course Code: ESDS-0116   [Register Now]

Instructor: Justin Lee

Site: N320c, 5163 Duke Street, 5163 Duke Street

Date / Time:   Sep 26 - Nov 28, Wed, 6:00pm-9:00pm   (10 sessions)

Tuition: $ 350 + HST



NEW Open Source 3D Modeling

Over the course of 10 weeks, students will have the opportunity to explore two of the most commonly used OPEN SOURCE 3D modelling platforms. This course provides an accessible entry point to a technology which is growing in popularity in the public spectrum and introduces its possible uses in different fields. Students will work on a variety of projects designed to ease them into 3D modelling, and complete one final, 3D printable object of their own design.

Registration Deadline: September 17 2018

Course Code: ESDS-0127   [Register Now]

Instructor: Jessie Marshall

Site: N320c, 5163 Duke Street, 5163 Duke Street

Date / Time:   Sep 24 - Dec 10, Mon, 6:00pm-9:00pm (No class Oct 8th and Nov 12th))   (10 sessions)

Tuition: $ 350 + HST



NEW Laser Cutting

In this Introduction to Laser Cutting course, you will learn how create vector files for a series of three laser cut projects. This entry-level class will introduce you to specific Adobe Illustrator tools and techniques to create your vector artwork and prepare your laser cutting files. You’ll learn how to export appropriate file types, and gain hands-on laser cutting experience in NSCAD’s maker lab. Tuition includes 8 weeks of access to NSCAD's computer labs outside of class time in cooperation with NSCAD University’s Multimedia Staff, as well as all laser cutting project materials

Registration Deadline: September 19 2018

Course Code: ESDS-0145   [Register Now]

Instructor: Annie Cheung

Site: N320c, 5163 Duke Street, 5163 Duke Street

Date / Time:   Sep 27 - Nov 15, Thu, 6:00pm-9:00pm   (8 sessions)

Tuition: $ 280 + HST



Contact us:
extendedstudies@nscad.ca
T 902 494-8185

Mailing Address:
5163 Duke Street
Halifax, NS  B3J 3J6

Office Address:
5163 Duke Street
4th Floor, Student Accounts
Halifax, NS

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:30am-4pm