2017 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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Street Style Image & Fashion Flat Lays 9am - 3pm

street styling and fashion flat lays

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:

  • Brisbane: Monday the 2nd of July 2018: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Gold Coast: Friday the 6th of July 2018: 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


Want to be a Photographer 9am - 3pm

photography the art of seeing

Well this one day workshop will give you a creative insight into understanding framing, cropping, viewpoints, angles and the elements and principles of design. As well, you will walk away with your own images using the techniques you learnt throughout the day.

What you should bring
  • A camera and lenses
  • USB Memory Stick
  • Note pad and pen
  • Comfortable walking shoes for photo walks
  • Morning tea & lunch
What you will achieve
  • Your own images based on the rules of composition
  • Your images based on the elements and principles of design
  • Your own images that can be used on social media
  • A better understanding of how to create and develop your own photographic style
  • Certificate of participation

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Brisbane: Monday the 2nd of July 2018: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Gold Coast: Wednesday the 4th of July 2018: 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


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:

  • Brisbane: Thursday the 5th of July 2018: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Gold Coast: Monday the 9th of July 2018: 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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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:

  • Brisbane: Tuesday the 3rd of July 2018: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Gold Coast: Thursday the 5th of July 2018: 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


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: Tuesday the 3rd of July 2018: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Gold Coast: Thursday the 5th of July 2018: 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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Eyelash Extensions Workshop 9am - 3pm

beauty - grooming for you

Eyelash extensions are in high demand in beauty salons. Learn the techniques to provide professional eyelash extensions so that you can apply to your friends like a pro!

You will learn professional client care, hygiene and safety, professional application techniques for different eye shapes and designs, to amke the best of the natural features and safe removal through demonstrations and practical, hands on training.

During the course you will use the school's products and equipment, you are not required to purchase any products or equipment to do this workshop.

What you should bring
  • Note pad and pen
  • Closed in shoes
  • Morning tea & lunch
  • You should come with no lash extensions or mascara
  • Model required from 1pm

Optional starter kit available for purchase $360

What you will achieve
  • Gorgeous lashes
  • Certificate of participation

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Brisbane: Monday the 2nd of July 2018: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Gold Coast: Wednesday the 4th of July 2018: 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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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:

  • Gold Coast: Monday the 2nd of July 2018: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Brisbane: Friday the 6th of July 2018: 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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Spray Tanning Workshop 9am - 3pm

Spray Tanning Workshop

Learn the techniques to provide professional spray tanning services. Students are to come to class with no make-up or moisturiser on and hair tied up. It is advisable that you have exfoliated the night before so your skin, the canvas, is ready for a lovely summer glow. As you will be spraying each other in class, it is advisable that you should wear loose fitting clothes and any under garments that you wish to wear whilst being spray-tanned in class. Disposable g-strings will be provided if required. Please leave jewellery at home

What you should bring
  • Note pad, pen
  • Morning tea & lunch
What you will achieve
  • Summer glow in winter
  • Certificate of participation

Holiday Course Course Dates:

  • Brisbane: Monday the 2nd of July 2018: 9:00AM - 3:30PM
  • Gold Coast: Wednesday the 4th of July 2018: 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


Ink Workshop $50

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 $50.00

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Watercolour Workshop $55

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 $55.00

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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 $65.00

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Flow Acrylic 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 $70.00

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Art Fun!

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 $200.00

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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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Canvas!

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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Beautiful Women Mixed Media Portraits

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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Vibrant Large Still Life Canvas

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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Vibrant Bold Impasto 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 $250.00

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Acrylic Layers Large Canvas Course

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 Pattern Making* (5 Days)

pattern making class

Learn basic pattern making techniques for skirts, tops, shirts and dresses. Learn how to adjust a block pattern to you own measurements. Pattern make various skirt styles - A-Line, Panel Line, Gore, Yoke, High Waisted, Circular and Pleated. Pattern make various dress/top styles - empire line, princess line, gathered, t-shirt. Shirt's, collars, sleeves. Take a pattern from a basic garment.

* Students are required to have basic sewing skills or have completed the Beginner Sewing Course.

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 $650.00

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Photography (5 Days)

makeup application

Learn the skills to take professional photos with your Digital SLR Camera. The BASICS - an introduction to DSLR cameras. ISO, SHUTTER SPEEDS and APERTURES. PORTRAITS - natural lighting, reflectors and studio. PHOTOSHOP - introduction and post editing skills for photography. GETTING CREATIVE - elements and principles of design, shooting tips and tricks. FASHION SHOOT - styling, posing, lighting and working with models.

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 $650.00

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