Your New Year’s Resolution is Here with TAFE SA

Have you ever wanted to channel your inner Demi Moore and try your hand at wheel throwing (Ghost) or become the next big photographer like Annie Leibovitz? Maybe you just want to learn a new skill and do something for yourself in the new year? Kick off 2019 by exploring your creative talents at the TAFE SA Adelaide College of the Arts Summer School 2019!

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With an exciting range of short courses, build a range of skills in visual arts and crafts, graphic design, print media, photography and fashion in the new year! Learn life drawing or logo design, pattern making or portraiture photography, wheel throwing or watercolours and more.

Summer school runs from 14-21 January 2019.

Take a look at the courses on offer below!


Basic Photography and Editing

Learn how to shoot the perfect picture and make the most of your camera settings and learn how to upload, edit and catalogue your photos in Lightroom.

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 Nat Rogers presents Studio Portraiture Masterclass

Spend the day learning hands-on studio portraiture photography in a fully equipped studio.

 Nat Rogers presents Studio Product Photography Masterclass

Discover studio product photography in this hands-on short course.


Fran Callen presents Life Drawing – ‘Drawing Us’

Learn drawing techniques from Fran Callen using a variety of exercises that are based on ‘drawing life from life’.

 Watercolour with Sue Ninham

Learn a variety of basic watercolour techniques including how to prepare a palette and how to achieve luminous, loose transparency with the paint.

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Meghan O’Rourke presents Introduction to Jewellery Making

An introduction to silver jewellery making with a contemporary jeweller and metalsmith.

 Phil Hart presents Introduction to Wheel Throwing

Learn the fundamentals of wheel throwing including how to centre clay on the wheel, throw cylinder and bowl forms and turning.

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Corsetry Making

Learn the techniques and tricks to create a fashionable and well-fitted corset.

 Pattern Making for Beginners

An introduction to the basic principles of pattern making for fashion garments. Apply these skills for making skirts, dresses and pants.

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 Illustration for Fashion Design with Petar Prodanovic

Discover fashion illustration with visual artist turned designer, Petar Prodanovic.

 Bra Making

Learn the basics of bra making, including correct measuring techniques, pattern drafting and construction and complete a made-to-measure underwire bra.


Masterclass: Creative Thinking

Challenge and enhance your creative thinking in this one-day intensive masterclass with a graphic design industry expert.

 Masterclass: Typography

Typography is essential role for the graphic design industry and it is important to have the skills and knowledge to apply typography effectively. You will get an overview of typography and learn typography techniques using Adobe Illustrator.

Masterclass: Logo Design Fundamentals

Join our graphic design industry expert and explore the logo creation process, from mind maps, sketching, development and critique to concept using Adobe Illustrator.


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Places are strictly limited, so secure your place today.

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