Aboriginal Artist Program
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Cert III in Visual Arts for Aboriginal Artists
Register your name to receive a brochure on our course “Making a Success of your Art” for Aboriginal people who paint.
Member of the Indigenous Art Code - Giving Indigenous Artists a fair go.
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This accredited, Cert III level course is a unique initiative of the Kidogo Art Institute designed by Joanna Robertson for Aboriginal artists who want to learn how to improve the standard of their art practice so they can achieve better success in the sale of their artworks. Covering a vast array of useful techniques and knowledge, the course will help aboriginal artists paint better pictures and attract better prices for their artwork, allowing them to enhance their reputations as artists, sell more work than ever before, and make greater profit from the sale of their art.
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The course is designed to help you:
Improve your painting techniques and composition, enhance your colour-mixing skills, teach you to control paint consistency and introduce you to many different painting techniques and effects, including impasto (thick paint) and glazing (thin transparent layers of paint).
Improve your skills in drawing help you develop compositions and ideas through sketching, increase your life-drawing and nature study skills, help you utilise good drawing practice to improve the quality of your painting.
You will learn:
To photograph your paintings, to publicise and market your paintings for print and on the Internet, to prepare a media release, to get free advertising, to arrange your own exhibition, to price your artwork, to hang and light an exhibition to best effect and much, much more. During your course, you will be invited to participate in a public exhibition at Kidogo Arthouse Gallery.
All Kidogo Art Institute courses are taught by professional artists.
This course will include visits and talks by successful Aboriginal artists who will deepen your knowledge of the history of Aboriginal art and offer tips and advice on how to become more successful. It will also include visits and talks by government funding bodies.
The course will also provide in-depth advice on how to enhance your professional practice.
Cert 3 in Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft
Course Level: Cert III
Training Package: CUV03
Qualification: Certificate III in Visual Arts & Contemporary Crafts
Duration: 1 year/ 40 weeks
Start Date: 5th March 2012
Finish Date: 12 December 2012
Times: Mon & Tue: 9.30am ' 3.00pm,
Wed: 10am - 1.00pm
Days: 2.5 days per week
Full days: Monday and Tuesday
Half day: Wednesday
Hours per week: 15 hours per week
Students can sign up any time during the year - please contact us if you are interested in enrolling immediately.
Cost of the Course: The fees are the same as you would pay on a TAFE Art Course.
Material Cost: A resource fee of $150/semester will be charged. All art materials exceeding this allowance can be purchased at a discount rate from Kidogo Art Institute.
Abstudy: This course will be recognised by Abstudy support
Unemployed persons exempt from course fees regulation brought in on 1 July 2009.
This regulation will entitle the student to be fully exempt from course fees if they can provide the correct Centrelink card.
In cases of extreme hardship where the student does not hold the relevant Centrelink card to comply with the regulation, a fee waiver will be assessed by Kidogo Art Institute and be kept on record.
Please contact us if you have any further queries.