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Creative Industries

A career in the creative industry is incredibly rewarding, as you share your creativity with those around you. There is a wide range of fields that you can specialise in, including sculpture, drawing, painting, jewellery, design, music, film and photography. TAFE offers courses which are run by practising artists, designers and craftspeople with excellent studios and facilities.

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MAA63 Creative Cards Short Course Bunbury

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Description

Create your own unique, hand-printed gift and greeting cards for birthdays, special occasions or Christmas. In this workshop, you will learn how to create lino prints, combined with the fun printmaking technique of Chine Collé, a technique that adds colour and variety to your prints. You will also create your own small lino stamp for decorating gift tags and wrapping paper.

Further description of short course:

Day 1: Design and create two linocuts

Participants will create two simple designs for a greeting card and stamp. There will be a range of templates available to use. Participants will then create a linocut from their chosen design. Depending on time, there may be the opportunity to create test prints.

Day 2: Linocut printing with Chine Collé

Participants will learn how to hand-print using the linocuts created the previous week. Final prints will incorporate the Chine Collé technique. Chine Collé is a technique where their coloured paper is added to the print at the time of printing.

Participants will be able to take home their linocuts to continue printing.

Information on where to source printmaking tools and materials needed to print at home will be provided.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    CUAPPR101 Use Ideas and Techniques to Develop Creative Work

Pathways to further study

CUA10315 Certificate I in Visual Arts

MAB29 Creative Recycled Art Short Course Busselton

Description

Would you like to guarantee your recyclable waste is getting recycled?

Most of us try to recycle where we can, but we can’t always be assured our waste ends up in the right place. More and more, we hear about our plastic footprint and experts say that by the year 2050, there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish!

Join us in this workshop using and combining recycled objects to create a unique sculptural piece that holds succulents. The workshop will explore different combinations of connecting the recycled objects, adding colour and texture then the succulents to create hanging or standing features.

The succulents and most of the recycled objects will be provided.  (You’re welcome to bring your own!).

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

     CUAPPR101 Use ideas and techniques to develop creative work

MAB28 Develop Printmaking Skills Short Course Busselton

Description

This course covers basic printmaking techniques and is designed for anyone that is keen to learn a variety of printmaking techniques such as:

  • drypoint etching
  • monoprinting
  • chine colle

You will get to create and take home some exciting original prints.

All course materials are provided.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    CUAPRI201 Develop Printmaking Skills

MAB31 Develop Skills in Painting Short Course Busselton

Description

Join us for a fun introduction to the world of colour. Exploring a range of painting styles, methods and techniques to help you build skills and develop your own personal style. 

Colour mixing, value, composition, abstract, still life and expressionist painting will all be covered in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

     CUAAPAI201 Develop Painting Skills

MAB03 Drawing Fundamentals Short Course Bunbury
Busselton

Description

This course is suitable for beginners and people wanting to refresh their skills.
Learn how to see like an artist with this foundation drawing course.
You will learn fundamental techniques such as expressive line, tone, perspective and proportion, as well as how to use drawing materials.

Exercises explored in this course include:
    Still life
    Perspective
    Tonal Drawing
    Mark making & mixed media techniques

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units.

    CUAACD101 Use Basic Drawing Techniques

CUASS00049 Preparatory Skill Set For Professional Graphic Design Practice Short Course Albany
Esperance

Description

This skill set addresses fundamental skills, knowledge and performance requirements for graphic design practice.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    BSBDES302 Explore and Apply the Creative Design Process to 2D Forms
    BSBDES401 Generate Design Solutions
    CUAGRD302 Use Typography Techniques
    CUAGRD401 Research and Apply Graphic Design Techniques

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