2011 Term 1 Short Courses

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Evening Classes

FASHION DESIGN - ONE

Anja Lundin

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This course introduces students to the general aspects of fashion design. Students will develop knowledge of the fashion industry and foster their creativity through experimentation within the discipline.

Students will be introduced to the process of creating their own design and will be shown how to translate that concept to a completed garment by learning pattern drafting and garment construction. During the garment construction process students will use industrial machines, experiment with surface design and embellishment, and learn how to employ different fabric manipulation techniques.

This course is suitable for beginners and for those with some experience.

Tuesdays 6 pm – 9 pm

1 March – 5 April

$250.00 per term

FASHION DESIGN - TWO

Anja Lundinsc_fashion_02

Students that have already completed the Fashion One course or are sufficiently experienced will be taught further skills in basic pattern making. Students will design and complete a garment in calico and using industrial machines they will learn garment construction elements such as darts, cuffs, collars, facing, button stand, patch pocket and insertion of zips. This course will expand on the techniques of surface design, embellishment and fabric manipulation that were taught in Fashion Design - One.

This course is suitable for intermediate students.

Wednesday 6 pm – 9 pm

2 March – 6 April

$250.00 per term

ABSTRACT PAINTING

James Lawrencesc_abstract_01

James Lawrence is a well known painter and tutor and one of New Zealand’s great modern artists. Students will have the opportunity to improve current painting skills or learn from scratch functional, original, resourceful acrylic techniques. The classes will cover design, colour and texture, utilising demonstrations and practical creative exercises. Students will be able to develop their own style with individual direction from James.

Suitable for beginners and advanced artists.

Thursday 6 pm – 9 pm

3 March – 7 April

$250.00 per term


INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS4®

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Photoshop® is the professional standard in digital imaging, with an endless selection of drawing tools, filters, and colour-adjustment capabilities for manipulating items in almost any way. Photoshop® has become an indispensable tool for all creative professionals. This course teaches a broad spectrum of core skills that are common to many creative fields. Students will learn how to work with layers and selections, how to adjust, manipulate and retouch photos. Students will also learn how to use the paint tools, add text, prepare files for output, and much more.

This course is suitable to those who are new to the application, just learning this version, or expanding their skills.

Prerequisites: Before enrolling on this course, participants should have basic computer skills including mouse operation, creating folders, creating files and savings files into folders.

Thursday 6 pm – 9 pm

3 March – 7 April

$300.00 per term

INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

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This introductory course enables students to explore their digital camera functions through lots of hands on experimentation. The digital process will be examined including downloading, archiving, and printing methods. Using Photoshop® students will learn to manipulate and enhance their images as well as utilise tools for more creative applications. The photographic lighting studio will be used for commercial lighting demonstrations.

Suitable for beginners

Wednesday 6 pm – 9 pm

2 March -6 April

$250.00 per term

INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

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A course designed as a follow on extension of the Introduction to Digital Photography class. Suitable for those with a sound knowledge of manual SLR camera functions and that have used Photoshop CS4 previously. Complementing this will be more in depth Photoshop® activities including High Dynamic Range Photography. The photographic studio will also be utilised to aid students with their weekly independent creative image capturing tasks.

Thursday 6 pm – 9 pm

3 March – 7 April

$250.00 per term

FIGURATIVE DRAWING: FASHION or ILLUSTRATION

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Students in this course will be taught the basic skills of figurative drawing either for the purpose of Fashion Design or for Illustration. The class will be adapted to individual strengths and whichever of these two disciplines students wish to develop.

Fashion Illustration: students will be shown how to structure the figure as a coat hanger for fashion drapery where the figure is elongated to create the desired elegance and beauty that best presents a design concept.

Figure Illustration: students will be shown the skills required to accurately and sensitively draw a life figure using personally selected photographic images for the subject matter.

Wednesday 6 pm – 9 pm

2 March – 6 April

$250.00 per term

INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING

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This course explores three dimensional drawing. Students will learn a range of technical drawing techniques to concisely and clearly transform an idea into physical form, such as perspective, isometric, and orthographic drawing. The class will then move to more improvisational methods using a range of materials to address the fundamental issues of working sculpturally and spatially gaining an understanding of form, scale, balance and space with reference to the body and its surroundings.

Thursday 6 pm – 9 pm

3 March – 7 April

$250.00 per term

MIXED MEDIA – BEGINNER

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The ‘Mixed Media’ style of painting is an approach to creating artworks which utilises materials and tools other than purely paints and brushes. The Beginners class offers students the opportunity to be experimental with a variety of media and to learn and apply techniques for creating textured surfaces, collage, scraping and painting with rags, cardboard and other tools. The works completed by each student will have a unique and individual character.

Wednesday 6 pm – 9 pm

2 March – 6 April

$250.00 per term

MIXED MEDIA – ADVANCED

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A Mixed Media workshop for those who have completed the Beginners Course, or who have some experience with this style of painting. Students will be introduced to more advanced techniques including encaustic wax, stenciling, mono and digital printing as well as acrylic medium, gels and unconventional tools. After experimenting and developing skill with these techniques, students will be able to apply their new knowledge towards an artwork or series of works.

Thursday 6 pm – 9 pm

3 March – 7 April

$250.00 per term

LANDSCAPE PAINTING

Steve Marshsc_land_01

This course is offered to beginner or intermediate level students who would like to learn to paint representational landscapes in an impressionist style. Students are free to utilise and adapt this painting style for other preferred subject matters. Students will be taught the fundamental principles of paint application to achieve atmospheric perspective and dimension and will be shown how warm and cool colours are used by professional artists to create depth in a painting and also how to mix colour to change tonal values. Most importantly, Steve will show students the four key skills required for composing and creating a successful landscape painting. The preferred medium is oils but students may also use acrylics.

Wednesday 6 pm – 9 pm

2 March – 6 April

$250.00 per term

Day and Weekend Workshops

FASHION DESIGN ONE – THREE DAY WORKSHOP

Anja Lundin sc_fashion_03

This course introduces students to the general aspects of fashion design. Students will develop knowledge of the fashion industry and foster their creativity through experimentation within the discipline.

Students will be introduced to the process of creating their own design and will be shown how to translate that concept to a completed garment by learning pattern drafting and garment construction. During the garment construction process students will use industrial machines, experiment with surface design and embellishment, and learn how to employ different fabric manipulation techniques.

This course is suitable for beginners and for those with some experience.

WORKSHOP ONE: Monday 11, Tuesday 12, Wednesday 13 April

WORKSHOP TWO: Monday 18, Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20 April

9.30 am – 4 pm

$285.00

BOOKBINDING - Beginners

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A beginners class in bookbinding. This age old technique adds a beautifully personal aspect to any album, diary, travel journal, visual diary, art book and many other wonderful uses. In this class you will learn a simple stab bound book, a Coptic bound book and a hard spine book.

Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 April

9.30 am – 4 pm

$225.00

ABSTRACT PAINTING - Two Day Workshop

James Lawrencesc_painting_01

James Lawrence is a well known painter and tutor and one of New Zealand’s great modern artists. Students will have the opportunity to improve current painting skills or learn from scratch functional, original, resourceful acrylic techniques. The classes will cover design, colour and texture, utilising demonstrations and practical creative exercises. Students will be able to develop their own style with individual direction from James.

Suitable for beginners and advanced artists.

WORKSHOP ONE: Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 March

WORKSHOP TWO: Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 April

9.30 am – 4 pm

$225.00

ACRYLIC PAINTING

Lynnemaree Pattersonsc_acrylic_01

The intention of this workshop is to experiment, to play and to develop your creative ideas in a very supportive and enjoyably rigorous environment. Over the two Saturdays explore colour, composition and design principles to enhance your toolbox of skills and world of creative potential.

Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 April

9.30 am – 4 pm

$225.00 for the two day workshop

FIGURATIVE DRAWING – Two Day Workshop

Paul Hookersc_figure_01

Students in this course will be taught the basic skills of figurative drawing either for the purpose of Fashion Design or for Illustration. The class will be adapted to individual strengths and whichever of these two disciplines students wish to develop.

Fashion Illustration: students will be shown how to structure the figure as a coat hanger for fashion drapery where the figure is elongated to create the desired elegance and beauty that best presents a design concept.

Figure Illustration: students will be shown the skills required to accurately and sensitively draw a life figure using personally selected photographic images for the subject matter.

Thursday 14 and Friday 15 April

9.30 am – 4 pm

$225.00

INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

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This introductory course is designed to teach students how to progress from a reliance on automatic functions to being able to fully utilise the manual functions available on a DSLR camera. The course will incorporate group trips outside the classroom so that students can experiment with composition, cityscapes and landscapes, returning to the studio to analyse the results and to work on downloading, archiving, and printing methods. Students will also have the opportunity to learn about the value of commercial lighting in the Whitecliffe photographic lighting studio

Suitable for beginners

Monday 18, Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20 April

9.30 am – 4 pm

$285.00

SHORT COURSE TUTORS

Angelique Delano Lennane

Angelique was born in Santiago, Chile and graduated from the Fine Arts Institute ‘Andres Bello’ in Santiago. From 1983, she spent seven years in Europe developing an interest in textiles and graduating with a degree in Textile Art. Angelique studied Colour and Design for a year in Milano, Italy under Professor Mario Tapia. She returned to New Zealand in 1990 to continue working as a freelance artist and art teacher in mixed media, integrating fabric into conceptual art. In 2003 she graduated with a BFA in printmaking from Elam, School of Fine Arts.

Anja Lundin

Anja graduated from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design in 2002 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts majoring in Fashion Design. She has worked in a variety of fields within the fashion industry and currently teaches in the Fashion Design Department at Whitecliffe.

Christina Read

Christina has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Kent Institute of Art and Design (UK) and graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from Elam in 2007. She currently lectures in Digital Media for the Fine Art and Photography Departments at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design.

Emma Johnson

Emma graduated from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design in 2003, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Emma has been teaching elementary figure studies and drawing classes in the Whitecliffe Foundation programme for the past five years.

James Lawrence

James completed his BFA and MFA at the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. He has been based in New Zealand since 1992 where he has been a very respected and successful exhibiting artist and lecturer. James has taught BFA and Foundation students at Whitecliffe College and has conducted workshops and classes throughout New Zealand.

Liz MacDonald

Liz is a graduate of The London College of Fashion, and has been lecturing in the Fashion Design department at Whitecliffe for 6 years, specialising in pattern making and garment construction. Prior to this she had been a senior patternmaker in the fashion industry in the UK and New Zealand.

Paul Hooker

Paul worked as an Art Director and illustrator at a variety of Advertising Agencies for twenty five years .He is also a renowned portrait artist who lectures at Whitecliffe in the Fashion Design Department, at UNITEC and also at South Seas where he teaches life figure drawing. Paul has a Diploma in Graphic Design ATI

Selene Simcox

Selene graduated from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design in 2009 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts majoring in Fine Arts. She is currently pursuing her painting career, studying towards a Masters of Arts in Arts Management and has a strong interest in project run spaces and curatorship.


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