2018 Holiday Programs

The Australian Institute of Creative Design offers short courses during school holiday periods with programs happening throughout the year at both our Gold Coast and Brisbane campuses. Lots of different courses are on offer with a range of courses across the creative arts and design subject areas of interior design, visual arts, fashion design, photography, styling, make-up and more. Enrolment is open to anyone of any age - you don't need to be a school student to enrol in one of these exciting courses!

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Ink Workshop

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Gold Coast: Thursday the 28th of February 2019: 5:30PM - 8:30PM

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $50.00

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Or enrol online at www.aicd.edu.au/holiday-courses.php


Flow Acrylic Workshop

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Gold Coast: Thursday the 7th of February 2019: 5:30PM - 8:30PM

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $70.00

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Design and Sew a Skirt in a Day 9am - 3pm

street styling and fashion flat lays

Learn how to turn your dream skirt design into a wearable skirt. Learn basic patternmaking and sewing as we guide you through the process to make a skirt in one day. You will design your own skirt, make a pattern, cut out the of your choice fabric and sew your skirt on industrial sewing machines. By the end of the day you will have created your own skirt design and be able to take a skirt home to impress your family and friends.

What you should bring
  • Notebook, pen and pencil
  • Closed in shoes
  • Hair tie for long hair
  • Images of the design you wish to make. For example a circle skirt, Aline skirt or gathered skirt.
  • 2m Woven Fabric (If you require a long skirt or a cirle skirt you will require at least 3m)
  • Sewing Thread to match your fabric.
  • 20cm Invisible Zipper or elastic (depending on the style your wish to make)
  • All other materials and equipment are provided on the day
What you will achieve
  • Designing a skirt for you
  • Making a pattern in your size and design
  • A skirt you can wear
  • An understanding of how garments are created
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Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Gold Coast: Thursday the 10th of January 2019: 9:30AM - 3:30PM
  • Brisbane: Friday the 11th of January 2019: 9:30AM - 3:30PM

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $99.00

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Call 07 5593 8335

Or enrol online at www.aicd.edu.au/holiday-courses.php


Special Effects Makeup 9am - 3pm

visual arts - mixed media

This g-awe-re inspiring one day workshop will introduce you to a wide range of SFX products and techniques and really up the ante for your next Halloween costume. Learn from our expert trainers how to create realistic effects that can be used on stage and on screen. You will learn to recreate a variety of injuries including cuts and grazes, bruises, and even an amputated finger! If you're creative, don't mind the sight of blood (fake of course), and would like a taste test of the spine-tingling world of SFX makeup, then this is the course for you!

COURSE OVERVIEW
  • Create cuts and grazes
  • Create realistic Bruises
  • Learn how to make your own fake blood with expert recipes
  • Create an amputated finger
  • Special effects make up tips
  • Certificate of participation
COURSE INCLUSIONS
  • Access to SFX products
  • Disposables
STUDENT REQUIREMENTS
  • Note pad, pen
  • Closed-in shoes
  • Camera or smart phone (to take pictures of your work)
  • Morning tea & lunch

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Brisbane: Thursday the 10th of January 2019: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Gold Coast: Thursday the 10th of January 2019: 9:00AM - 3:30PM

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $99.00

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Or enrol online at www.aicd.edu.au/holiday-courses.php


Discover Interior Design (9am - 3pm)

interior design - discover

Discover the world of Interior Design in this interactive day where you will be creating a colour scheme, colour rendering and putting together a concept board of which you can take home with you

What you should bring
  • Pen, notepad
  • Enclosed shoes
  • Morning tea & lunch
What you will achieve
  • An understanding of the world of colour and how to apply it to your interior decoration
  • Learn how to add colour to interior drawings
  • Make fabric selections and present them on concept or material boards
  • Learn how to put together concept or materials boards
  • Certificate of participation

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Brisbane: Thursday the 10th of January 2019: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Gold Coast: Friday the 11th of January 2019: 9:00AM - 3:30PM

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $99.00

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Call 07 5593 8335

Or enrol online at www.aicd.edu.au/holiday-courses.php


Make-Up for You

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Brisbane: Saturday the 12th of January 2019: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Gold Coast: Sunday the 13th of January 2019: 9:00AM - 3:30PM (Please note: Course runs for 6 hours)

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $200.00

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Hair for You

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Gold Coast: Saturday the 12th of January 2019: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Brisbane: Sunday the 13th of January 2019: 9:00AM - 3:30PM

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $200.00

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Or enrol online at www.aicd.edu.au/holiday-courses.php


Art Fun!

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Gold Coast: Tuesday the 12th of March 2019: 5:30PM - 8:30PM (Please note: Course run over 2 nights)

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $200.00

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Airbrushing Makeup (1 Day)

Learn professional make-up airbrushing techniques to create a flawless airbrush make-up look. You will gain an understanding of the equipment and mediums used and how to clean and maintain your equipment.

It is recommended that participants have a basic understanding of makeup application techniques prior to commencing this course.

Click here to read more information about the eyelash extensions course.

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Gold Coast: Saturday the 30th of March 2019: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Brisbane: Saturday the 6th of April 2019: 9:00AM - 3:30PM

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $250.00

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Beautiful Women Mixed Media Portraits

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Gold Coast: Saturday the 30th of March 2019: 9:30AM - 4:30PM

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $250.00

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Or enrol online at www.aicd.edu.au/holiday-courses.php


Canvas!

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Gold Coast: Saturday the 4th of May 2019: 9:30AM - 4:30PM

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $350.00

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Acrylic Layers Large Canvas Course

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Gold Coast: Friday the 25th of January 2019: 10:00AM - 3:30PM

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $350.00

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Or enrol online at www.aicd.edu.au/holiday-courses.php


Street Style Image & Fashion Flat Lays 9am - 3pm

Stylist Course

Interested in styling? This one day workshop will give you a brief insight into what it is like to be a stylist. Get a taste of what its like to style a Fashion Flat Lay shoot and experiment with street style photography. You will also walk away with your own styled images using the techniques you learnt throughout the day.

What you should bring
  • Note pad, pen
  • One current fashion magazine of your choice (e.g. Vogue, Elle, Harpers Bazar, Yen, Cleo etc.)
  • 6-8 pieces of small to medium clothing, accessories for a flat lay photoshoot.
    (These can be personal items from your handbag, your wardrobe and desk)
  • Wear an outfit that reflects your personal style that you would be happy to take photos in
  • Morning tea & lunch
What you will achieve
  • Create a mood board for your Fashion Flat Lay
  • Produce a Fashion Flat Lay image that can be used on your social media
  • Produce a Street Style image that can be used on your social media
  • Gain a better understanding of your own body shape and how to dress for occasions
  • Certificate of participation

Holiday Course Course Dates:

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $99.00

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Design Your Own Print 9am-3pm

visual arts - mixed media

This 1-day holiday workshop covers designing a simple motif by hand, scanning it, manipulating it using freely available software and then printing onto a calico bag and, optionally, your own white t shirt.

What you should bring (if possible)
  • Laptop computer with one of the following free software packages loaded: MS Paint, or any others that are free and available
  • Enclosed Shoes
  • Morning tea & lunch
  • Heaps of creativity
  • White t shirt (if desired)
What you will achieve
  • A calico bag with your print on it (+ a t shirt if you bring one)
  • Creating motifs and designs by hand
  • Simple manipulation using free computer software
  • Certificate of participation

Holiday Course Course Dates:

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $99.00

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Call 07 5593 8335

Or enrol online at www.aicd.edu.au/holiday-courses.php


Alcohol Inks Workshop

Holiday Course Course Dates:

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $99.00

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Introduction to Fashion Design (2 Days)

students in class learning about fabrics

Get an introduction to the fashion industry and what is involved in a career as a fashion designer. In this two day course you will learn about the various career options available in the fashion industry, gain an understanding of what is involved in getting a design from an idea in your head to a made up garment and then sold in stores. Gain a basic understanding of fabrics and important design considerations when designing a collection for sale.

Holiday Course Course Dates:

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $250.00

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Introduction to Fashion Illustration (2 Days)

Learn how to draw and style the fashion figure and how to draw important garment details such as draping, ruffles, collars, sleeves and more so that your designs look real. Through shading, you will start to make your illustrations look three-dimensional and bring your designs to life.

Holiday Course Course Dates:

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Price $250.00

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Register Today
Call 07 5593 8335

Or enrol online at www.aicd.edu.au/holiday-courses.php


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