Drawing Art    Apply NOW

Mondays 18:00 - 20:00
Dates    17 May – 18 October 2021
Contact Sessions 18 classes (36 hours)
Venue Building F2: studio G16
Course Fee R4000 per person
Course Materials To be communicated
Course Reference Code U16

 

Drawing Art is regarded as the foundation of all creative visual disciplines, and enhances creative observation abilities.

Our course is aimed at people who want to develop their drawing skills, and we do this by introducing various drawing techniques, perceptual accuracy, perspective, expressive line use and shading techniques.

Still Life and objects offer ample opportunity to hone skills, and Life drawing provides further development through drawing from models in our art studio.

 

Admission Requirements & Materials

The admission requirement for this short course is NQF Level 4 education (matriculation or equivalent).

Also see Art History and Visual Culture

 

Character Development for Graphic Novels    Apply NOW

Thursdays 18:00 - 20:00
Dates dates to be confirmed
Contact Sessions 8 classes
Venue Building F2: studio G04
Course Fee R3350 per person
Course Materials To be communicated
Course Reference Code U06

 

Character Development for Graphic Novels  is aimed at those who are interested in developing their own graphic novels or comics. This course helps prepare for that through visual storyboards and the development of graphic characters that are unique, figuratively recognisable in various body positions, and capable of expressing various emotions.

 

Admission Requirements & Materials

The admission requirements for this short course is NQF Level 4 education (matriculation or equivalent) as well as basic drawing skills (the Creativity Centre's short course on Drawing Art comes highly recommended in this regard). The Visual Concept Design short course is a great complementary follow up. Personal access to the Adobe software programs Photoshop and Illustrator will further enhance the participants' skill extension.

 

Visual Concept Design    Book now for 2022

Thursdays 18:00 - 20:00
Dates TBA
Contact Sessions 18 classes
Venue Building F2: studio G04 / Mac lab 120
Course Fee R4500 per person
Course Materials Drawing tablets are available to use for the first 8 registrations; additional participants should bring their own drawing tablet (eg. Wacom / Bamboo)
Course Reference Code U20

 

Visual Concept Design - ideation; digital drawing/painting involves the process of ideation in response to solving design problems. It employs techniques to use in concept development, which may serve various creative and practical outputs. Fundamental drawing skills, relevant to conveying ideas visually, are honed. Concept sketching, thumb-nailing, silhouette sketches, storyboarding, and speed painting are some of the techniques that are explored - which also contribute to the art direction of a project. Perfect for design students, engineers or any creatives wishing to improve their conceptual ability, drawing and digital skills, presentation and workflow.

Admission Requirements & Materials
The admission requirements for this short course are NQF Level 4 education (matriculation or equivalent), as well as (at least basic) computer skills. It is necessary that participants have their own Adobe Photoshop software, or access to, in order to practice their new skills.