Short Courses

Short Courses

Our Short Courses programs for adults offer a wide selection of studio-based courses taught by practicing artists, for participants of all levels – beginners, intermediate & advanced*.  These courses are for participants 18 years and over, while our teen drawing courses are suitable for participants 13 – 17 years old.

Classes have a maximum of 13 places ensuring all participants receive individual, expert attention. Courses are held in our air-conditioned/heated teaching studios at our Glenside campus.

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

*Intermediate courses for participants with some experience.

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

For further enquiries, please contact the school on (08) 8299 7300 or email our Short Course Coordinator, Lucia Dohrmann

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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

Term 1 – 2023

The Term 1 2023 Short Course Program begins on Saturday 18 February 2023. Prices have been discounted by 10% during our early bird discount period until Thursday 26 January.

Materials are not included in the course fees.

For all your material needs, Central Artist Supplies is located next to our Administration Office at 7 Mulberry Road, Glenside. 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: Monday – Friday 8.30am-4.00pm, Saturdays 9.00am-12.30pm (9.00am-2.00pm when short courses are running). Phone 08 8271 6912. Email mail@centralartistsupplies.com.au

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Did you use Google Pay or Apple Pay to pay for an ACSA short course? If yes, please contact us ASAP on 8299 7300 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm) OR email info@acsa.sa.edu.au as your short course enrolment was not registered. Links for these payment options may have incorrectly appeared on our website during late December and the first half of January. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience.

No Short Courses found

Introduction to Clay Hand Building (Sat 1.30pm)

$430.00 inc. GST

Teen Drawing: The Dynamic Figure (ages 13 – 17)

$170.00 inc. GST

Drawing Fundamentals (Sat 9.30am)

SOLD OUT

$320.00 inc. GST

Drawing Fundamentals (Sat 1.30pm)

SOLD OUT

$320.00 inc. GST

Figure Drawing Fundamentals (Wed 6.00pm)

SOLD OUT

$340.00 inc. GST

Introduction to Oil Painting (Sat 9.30am)

SOLD OUT

$320.00 inc. GST

Introduction to Relief & Intaglio Printmaking (Sat 1.30pm)

SOLD OUT

$375.00 inc. GST

Exploring Watercolour Techniques (Wed 6.00pm)

SOLD OUT

$320.00 inc. GST

Ways to Abstraction (Wed 6.00pm)

SOLD OUT

$320.00 inc. GST

Figure & Space (Sat 1.30pm)

SOLD OUT

$355.00 inc. GST

Beyond Drawing Fundamentals (Mon 6.00pm)

$320.00 inc. GST

Techniques of the Old Masters (Sat 9.30am)

$320.00 inc. GST

Oil Painting Techniques: Fabric & Drapery (Wed 6.00pm)

$320.00 inc. GST

Open Studio – Needlework (Fri 10am)

SOLD OUT

$280.00 inc. GST

Open Studio – Oil Painting (Mon 6.00pm)

$395.00 inc. GST

Teen Drawing: Introduction to Contemporary Drawing (ages 13 – 17)

SOLD OUT

$220.00 inc. GST

Term 2 – 2023

More information coming soon.

Past Courses

All classes which are either sold out or have been run in the past.

Introduction to Clay Hand Building (Sat 1.30pm)

$430.00 inc. GST

Teen Drawing: The Dynamic Figure (ages 13 – 17)

$170.00 inc. GST

Drawing Fundamentals (Sat 9.30am)

SOLD OUT

$320.00 inc. GST