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Arts & Design

The Australian Institute of Creative Design is a leading creative industries school in Queensland and offers exciting programmes in various study options in the arts and design areas. Some of these areas include photography, interior design, visual arts, surface & textile design, fashion design, styling & design coordination and specialist make-up. With full time, part time and short course study options, there is always a course to suit your creative ambitions.

"Best decision I have ever made enrolling into this school!"
—Nicole, Graduate
"I could have never pictured how much AICD would help me find my calling.”
—Alison, Graduate
"I have learnt so much, gained so much confidence and found passions I never knew I had."
—Chontae, Graduate
"The coursework has allowed me to build an awesome portfolio.”
—Alison, Graduate
"AICD has offered me invaluable industry knowledge and real world experience."
—Jade, Graduate
"It has been an amazing journey — AICD has given me so many opportunities.”
—Jane, Graduate
"AICD prepared me with the knowledge to work for an esteemed industry leader.”
—Alison, Graduate
“AICD has helped me meet professionals, buyers and wholesalers, and build contacts in the industry."
—Jade, Graduate
“AICD has gone above and beyond to support me in my ventures.”
—Jessica, Graduate
"Apart from learning, the best part has been meeting new people and creating new friendships.”
—Margie, Graduate
"I couldn't be doing what I am now doing if I hadn't done the course."
—Rebecca, Graduate
"The hands on experience in classes helped prepare me for the industry."
—Zowie, Graduate
"Through AICD I obtained an internship, which was invaluable (and led to a job offer)."
—Jade, Graduate
"Couldn’t be happier learning here!"
—Melissa, Graduate
"I get a new referral every week! Thanks for the life skills, I'll never be without work again."
—Kylie, Graduate


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Full Time
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Extend your creativity and learn painting and drawing techniques with a range of mediums to enable you to create exciting and unique artworks and designs which can be turned into a range of products. Through learning digital manipulation of your h... MORE ▸
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36 Weeks
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Part Time

Do you dream of being an artist? Develop and refine your drawing and painting skills to produce your own artworks ready to exhibit and sell. Experiment with different mediums and learn essential techniques to develop your artistic skills. You w... MORE ▸

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1 year (1 day/wk)
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Part Time

Explore your creative passion and learn how to turn your drawings and designs into a printed fabrics or other exciting printed products. Build your own range of textile designs which you can sell to other designers or create your own product ra... MORE ▸

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33 Weeks
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Part Time
VET FEE-HELP
Extend your creativity and learn painting and drawing techniques with a range of mediums to enable you to create exciting and unique artworks and designs which can be turned into a range of products. Through learning digital manipulation of your h... MORE ▸
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3 Years Part Time
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Short Course
Find out how to create abstract images from recognisable objects and scenes. Discover how paintings can emerge from simple beginnings using marks, colour, texture and mixed media techniques. This course will open up a whole new world of painting,... MORE ▸
DURATION
5 Weeks (1 day/wk)
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Short Course
Have you ever done an art class before and found that after the class finished you never got around to getting your paints out? Do you never find the time to dig out your art materials and work on a creative project? The Art Club is designed to he... MORE ▸
DURATION
4 Months
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Short Course
The course will look at painting in its contemporary form. Through set exercises and personal experimentation you will learn the practices and visual ideas that inform painting in the 21st Century. This course suits beginner students looking to fa... MORE ▸
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8 Weeks
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Short Course
Become a fabric designer/textile designer and/or surface designer by learning the skills to create exciting digital pattern designs ready for printing on fabrics. Take your hand drawn designs, explore your creative passion and learn how to turn yo... MORE ▸
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1 day/week (8wks)
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Short Course
This course aims to increase participants skills in fundamental drawing techniques, allowing you to achieve a foundation level for any additional study and art making practices or a basis for starting your artistic practice. MORE ▸
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6 Weeks
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Short Course
Unlock your creativity as you are introduced to learning the fundamentals of mixed media drawing, painting and collage. You will be guided by a practicing artist to further develop your skills and confidence. A fun and experimental approach is enc... MORE ▸
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6 Weeks (1 day/wk)
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Short Course
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Short Course
The Textile Design course is a short course designed to provide you with the basics you will require to discover your personal untapped inspiration from within. This course is suitable for any student who is looking forward to creating their portf... MORE ▸
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3 Days
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Brisbane Campus 8th Oct 16
Short Course
Design and colour in watercolour for painting, illustration, surface and fabric design. Watercolour is a fantastic medium for creating bold colour and rich tonal density. There is a freshness and purity of colour and spontaneity of technique that... MORE ▸
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Holiday Course
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Holiday Course
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Gold Coast Campus 10th Dec 16
Holiday Course
Mix it up with this mixed media art class. Try your hand at this creative and explorative art session finding out how to take your artwork further. On top of creating a mixed media artwork you will be given an overview of how to turn your origin... MORE ▸
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1 Day
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Holiday Course
This portfolio building workshop will help you to hone your visual presentation skills, express your personal vision and communicate your individual style. You will bring in your existing work and during the workshop you will identify your strengt... MORE ▸
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2 Weeks
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Holiday Course
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Gold Coast Campus 26th Nov 16
Study Tour
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