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Learn Visual Arts the smart way with Visual Arts courses at CCE, The University of Sydney.

Art History Course: Concepts of Modern Art

Art History. Open to everyone. Study objects of art and their historical development the smart way with Art History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. As public interest in modern art continues to grow, there is a need for a place that is engaging, offering not only information and ideas about modern art, but also explaining its contemporary relevance and history. We will navigate through time, discovering artistic styles that define Modern Art from Picasso and Matisse to... [More]
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A Weekend of Watercolour Course

Painting. Open to everyone. Learn to paint the smart way with Painting courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Have you ever thought you might enjoy watercolour painting? It’s such a wonderfully soft and expressive medium, quite delicate but dynamic. Then this relaxed weekend could be just for you. Your tutor, a master of fine art, will guide you, step-by-step, through the basic techniques and skills, so after spending just a weekend learning watercolour, you will have attained... [More]
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Art Therapy Course

Visual Arts. Open to everyone. Learn Visual Arts the smart way with Visual Arts courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Art is widely recognised as an important tool for helping people feel better. Using a mix of simple art activities, writing and discussion, you’ll experience a unique way to explore, restore and transform your life in this introductory art therapy course. Be enriched as you experiment with paint, pastels and clay in a playful and supportive environment. Learn to... [More]
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Drawing Course for Beginners

Drawing. Open to everyone. Learn drawing the smart way with Drawing courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. This drawing course covers the basics of drawing techniques through a practical study of form, shading, colour and perspective. Participants will gain the skills needed to produce a lovely landscape, still life, figure drawing and more. Fun and relaxing, this drawing course for beginners is accessible to anyone wanting to explore their creative potential. Content Day One... [More]
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Drawing Course for Beginners
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Children's Book Illustration Course

Visual Arts. Open to everyone. Learn Visual Arts the smart way with Visual Arts courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. In this creative and practical course, we cover all aspects of the creation of picture books and illustrated children’s books. Starting with an overview of where the illustrator sits in the book publishing process, we will cover the roles of the publisher, author, artist, editor, art director and designer – pre-press, printers, sales and marketing, booksellers,... [More]
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Children's Book Illustration Course
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$495 inc GST

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Cartooning for Beginners Course

Drawing. Open to everyone. Learn drawing the smart way with Drawing courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Cartooning is not only fun, but it is a way to visually communicate stories and ideas – a vital skill in today’s world. Cartooning is a highly sought after skill in the fields of entertainment, advertising, design and education. Skills in cartooning are used in the production of comics, animation, illustration, storyboards, web content, user interface design, graphic design... [More]
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Cartooning for Beginners Course
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Art Basics Course

Visual Arts. Open to everyone. Learn Visual Arts the smart way with Visual Arts courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. This art basics course will allow you to put theory into practice and develop your artistic competency by learning the ‘rules’ to art. Working with the elements and principles of design, participants in this art basics course will learn perspective, how to draw illusions, create powerful designs, utilise value and imply texture, understand colour schemes and the... [More]
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16 Great Masters of Western Art

Art History. Open to everyone. Study objects of art and their historical development the smart way with Art History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Art history is the knowledge and understanding of the universal and timeless qualities that identify all great art. The more you understand the art of different eras, movements, styles and techniques, the better you can appreciate the diversity of styles and the communality they share. Each class will examine art works made by... [More]
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Late 19th Early 20th Century European Academic Art Course

Art History. Open to everyone. Study objects of art and their historical development the smart way with Art History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Impressionism, post-impressionism and others are the late 19th/early 20th century art movements that are celebrated today. However during those periods the public, together with art gallery directors and staff, admired and collected academic painting and sculpture. The results of this can be seen in public galleries around the... [More]
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Art History Course: France through the Ages

Art History. Open to everyone. Study objects of art and their historical development the smart way with Art History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. This Art History course is intended to give to the student the tools to understand what we call “Art” in the western world and how it relates to our concept of Beauty. By navigating through the centuries, participants will be given an opportunity to visually engage with the concept of Art and Beauty through artistic’s actions... [More]
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