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Visual Arts Courses

Visual Arts Courses

Visual Arts courses in Sydney. Open to everyone.

Express your creativity the smart way with Visual Arts courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney.

Art Basics Course

Visual Arts courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Express your creativity the smart way with Visual Arts courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Put theory into practice and develop your artistic competency by learning the ‘rules’ to art. Working with the elements and principles of design, participants will learn perspective, how to draw illusions, create powerful designs, apply texture and value, understand colour theory and the colour wheel and learn to draw the face. A vari... [More]
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Late 19th Early 20th Century European Academic Art Course

Art History courses in Sydney. Explore humankind’s amazing cultural heritage. Study objects of art and their historical development the smart way with Art History courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Impressionism, postimpressionism 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 ... [More]
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Art Gallery of NSW Course: The First 100 Years

Art History courses in Sydney. Explore humankind’s amazing cultural heritage. Study objects of art and their historical development the smart way with Art History courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. This course describes the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 1871 to 1972 when the Captain Cook wing was opened. Not only was this the first major architectural development for the Gallery in the 20th century but this transformed the gallery into a modern 20th century art mus... [More]
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Drawing Course for Beginners

Drawing courses in Sydney. Draw out your inner artist. Learn to draw the smart way with Drawing courses in Sydney at 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 creati... [More]
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A Weekend of Watercolour Course

Painting courses in Sydney. Picture yourself painting. Learn to paint the smart way with Painting courses in Sydney at 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 workshop 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 on wat... [More]
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Cartooning Course Level 1

Drawing courses in Sydney. Draw out your inner artist. Learn to draw the smart way with Drawing courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Learn how to draw cartoons with this Cartooning course in Sydney. Participants will learn the basics of the ‘non-verbal communication’ of cartoon drawing. Subjects include facial expressions, drawing hands, body language, humour, basic caricature techniques, and cartoon animals. This course is ideal for complete beginners (with no previous dr... [More]
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Cartooning Course Level 2

Drawing courses in Sydney. Draw out your inner artist. Learn to draw the smart way with Drawing courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. A sequel to the Cartooning Level 1 class, this Cartooning course in Sydney has been designed as a follow-up & expansion of already learnt skills. A creative ‘refresher’ of sorts & a chance to interact with the tutor and/or past students; and to again share creative cartoon ideas in a fun, safe environment. Participants will further explore th... [More]
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Art Therapy Course

Psychology courses in Sydney. Explore the human mind. Learn Psychology the smart way with Psychology courses in Sydney at 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. Be enriched as you experiment with paint, pastels and clay in a playful and supportive environment. Learn to navigate your ... [More]
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Calligraphy for Beginners

Visual Arts courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Express your creativity the smart way with Visual Arts courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. An introduction to the art of calligraphy, its history both Gothic, and Asian. Participants can choose to work in either one to learn or refine current skill levels. Course Content Genuine posture of working with nib or holding the Chinese brush and brush movement to learn/refine your technique Basic exercises on character constructio... [More]
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Children's Book Illustration Course

Visual Arts courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Express your creativity the smart way with Visual Arts courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. This creative and practical course introduces participants to all aspects of children’s book illustration, from drawing, composition and picture planning to an overview of the publishing industry and ‘tricks of the trade’. The course will take a close look at the relationship between illustrator and editor, and the collaborative proce... [More]
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