Short Courses

Short Courses

Our Short Courses programs offer a wide selection of studio-based courses taught by professional practicing artists.

We cater for a range of experience levels from teens to experienced artists. Our courses are for participants 18 years and over, and our teen courses are suitable for secondary school students.

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For further enquiries and a discount for concession card holders, please contact the school on (08) 8299 7300 or email: info@acsa.sa.edu.au

Upcoming Short Courses

  • Term 1 2024 will begin on Monday 19 February. These courses will run for 6 weeks, excluding public holidays.
  • Term 2 2024 will commence on Monday 29 April and run to 6 weeks.
  • Winter School will run from 8 to 20 July and include 1 to 2 day intensives.
  • Term 3 2024 short courses will begin on 29 July and run for 6 weeks.
  • Term 4 2024 courses will run for 6 weeks and commence on Monday 30 September.

Please read our Terms and Conditions before enrolling.

Materials are not included in course fees.

For your material needs please visit Central Artist Supplies.

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ACSA at Carrick Hill: Pastel Interiors with Zoe Freney

Drawing
Intermediate
Interiors/exteriors

$235.00 inc. GST

10 in stock

Winter School Masterclass With Christian Lock: Contemporary Abstraction; New Elements And Hybrid Forms

Painting
Advanced
Abstraction

$505.00 inc. GST

5 in stock

Winter School Masterclass with Maggie Hensel-Brown: Needle Lace

Textiles
Beginner

$465.00 inc. GST

2 in stock

Winter School Masterclass with Damien Shen: Tonal Drawing

Drawing
Portraiture

$460.00 inc. GST

7 in stock

Winter School Masterclass with Laura Wills: Collaborative Practice- Social & Participatory Drawing

Drawing
Intermediate
Sustainability

$430.00 inc. GST

13 in stock

Winter School Masterclass with Kay Lawrence: Woven Tapestry

Textiles
Beginner

$765.00 inc. GST

8 in stock

Tapestry Weaving Loom

Textiles

$88.00 inc. GST

14 in stock

ACSA at Carrick Hill: Contemporary Embroidery with Sera Waters

Textiles
Beginner

SOLD OUT

$235.00 inc. GST

Out of stock

Winter School Thinking Through Drawing & Collage

Drawing
Beginner

$390.00 inc. GST

14 in stock

Winter School Teen Intensive

Drawing
Teens
Figurative

$280.00 inc. GST

18 in stock

Winter School Canvas Stretching and Mounting Techniques

Beginner

$285.00 inc. GST

5 in stock

Winter School Modelling a Clay Head from Life

Sculpture
Beginner
Portraiture

$340.00 inc. GST

8 in stock

Winter School Figure Drawing Fundamentals

Drawing
Beginner
Figurative

SOLD OUT

$280.00 inc. GST

Out of stock

Winter School Expressive Still Life Painting

Painting
Beginner
Still Life

$290.00 inc. GST

7 in stock

Winter School iPad Art: Introduction to Procreate

Digital Drawing
Beginner

$225.00 inc. GST

8 in stock

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“This course was amazing and Alex was the absolute best teacher – she was super encouraging, so helpful, made me feel confident and at ease, so friendly. I learnt so much and had such a great time.”
-Short Couse participant from  Drawing Fundamentals

Levels of Experience

Beginner courses for participants with little or no experience, or those needing a re-fresher.

Intermediate courses for participants with some experience or who have enrolled in previous short courses.

Advanced courses for practising artists, current degree students or those with extensive experience.

Teen courses are for Middle School students Year 7 to 9 and Senior Secondary Year Levels 10 to 12.

Short Course fee policy

1. Fees are due to be paid in full upon enrolment.
2. Preference for places in the course will be given in order of enrolment.
3. No refund will be given for absenteeism.
4. No refund will be given for full or partial withdrawal 1 week (or less) before the commencement of the course.
5. For withdrawal more than 1 week prior to commencement of the course, fees paid will be refunded less a 20% administration fee.
6. Courses which do not achieve enrolment targets may be cancelled. In the event of this, a full refund will be made.
7. Concession card holders receive 10% discount – evidence of a current concession card must be produced. Adelaide Central School of Art graduates and current degree students receive 20% discount off the course fee. No refunds will be issued for discounts after fees have been paid in full.
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Unfortunately, we cannot offer makeup classes if you are absent or unable to attend. Please speak to your lecturer about learning materials provided for that lesson.

Central Artist Supplies is located next to our Administration Office at 7 Mulberry Road, Glenside. The owner, Greg Hanisch, is a former ACSA student and has first-hand knowledge of student requirements. The shop offers both inexpensive bulk materials and professional materials for discerning artists. 

Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 8.30am-4.00pm

Saturdays 9.00am-12.30pm (9.00am-2.00pm when short courses are running). 

Central Artist SuppliesGreg HanischP: 8271 6912E: mail@centralartistsupplies.auW: centralartistsupplies.au

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