Drawing Art    Entries OPEN

Tuesdays 18:00 - 20:00
Dates    2 April - 14 September 2019

 also incl. life drawing sessions on the following Saturdays:

17 & 24 August, 7 & 14 September

Contact Sessions 18 classes (36 hours)
Venue Building F2 Junior Design Lab G16
Course Fee R3750 per person
Course Materials Provided*
Course Reference Code Q01

 

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). The initial course materials are included in the course fee and will be presented to participants at the first contact session. *These include drawing instruments and paper.

 

Visual Concept Design    Entries OPEN

Thursdays 18:00 - 20:00
Dates 21 February - 5 September 2019

also incl. class on Saturday, 10 August

Contact Sessions 20 classes (40 hours)
Venue Building F2 Junior Design Lab  G04 / Multimedia Lab 120
Course Fee  R4500 per person
Course Materials Drawing instruments and a sketchbook are provided. 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  Q02

 

Visual Concept Design 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, thumbnailing, silhouette sketches, storyboarding, and speed painting are some of the techniques that are explored - which also contribute to the art direction of a project.

 

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. The initial course materials are included in the course fee and will be presented to participants at the first contact session. *These include drawing instruments and paper. A limited amount of drawing tablets is available for usage. It is recommended that participants have their own Adobe Photoshop software, or access to, in order to practice their new skills.

 

Character Development for Graphic Novels    Entries OPEN

Thursdays 18:00 - 20:00
Dates 12 September - 24 October 2019
also incl. classes on Saturdays, 21 September & 19 October
Contact Sessions 8 classes (16 hours)
Venue Building F2 Junior Design Lab G04
Course Fee R3200 per person
Course Materials Provided*
Course Reference Code Q03

 

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). It is also a great follow-on to the Visual Concept Design short course. Personal access to the Adobe software programs Photoshop and Illustrator will further enhance the participants' skill extension.The initial course materials are included in the course fee and will be presented to participants at the first contact session. *These include drawing instruments and a sketchbook.