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New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4)

Develop your creativity with core courses in Visual Arts, Digital Media, 2D Studies and New Zealand Art giving you the skills to pathway onto further studies such as the New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 5).

  • Level 4
  • 1 trimester full time or part time equivalent
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New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 5)

Continue to develop your practical and conceptual skills and knowledge in arts, crafts and/or design. Use research to inform, critique and present resolved work in a range of contexts. You will learn to independently select and apply a range of processes in arts, craft and/or design situations.

  • Level 5
  • 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
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New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 6)

Build on your foundational arts, craft and/or design skills and choose your area of specialisation. Learners will apply specialised skills and theoretical knowledge in the production of their work. The creative industries and cultural sector in Aotearoa New Zealand will benefit from graduates who can critically analyse research findings, critically evaluate work, and present resolved work in a real-world context.

  • Level 6
  • 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
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Introduction to Bookbinding

Over this 2-day workshop learn how to create a bound booklet with basic stitching as well as a cover and marbled endpapers while learning skills to continue making hand bound books.

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  • 2 days
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Encaustic / Wax Painting

Investigate a contemporary approach to a traditional Egyptian painting method using beeswax and mixed medias on gesso panels.

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  • 2 Days
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Weatherscapes: An Introduction to Oil Painting

This 3-day course is a hands-on introduction to painting with oils including mediums, paint application and image construction.

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  • 3 days
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Woodblock T-shirt Printing

Create a powerful graphic image using woodblock printing techniques. Then print your design on a T-shirt and wear it home.

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  • 2 days
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Egg Tempera Painting

Explore traditional egg tempera painting using egg yolk, pigment and oil on gesso panels

  • Level
  • 3 days
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Mokuhanga

Learn the traditional Japanese method of woodblock printing from start to finish: Image planning, carving, inking, and printing. Intermediate to advanced level of wood carving experience suggested.

  • Level
  • 3 days

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