Otago Polytechnic

Design and Graphics short course

  • Dunedin
  • Two days 9.00am-4.00pm
  • Starts Friday 28 and Saturday 29 May
  • Apply by 21 May

Learn to create your own professional marketing and promotional materials using Adobe Suite design software.

Pattern Making (Fashion Design Technology Series)

  • Dunedin
  • 2.5 hours (5.00pm-7.30pm)
  • Starts Tues 4, 11, 18 and 25 May, and Tues 1 June 2021
  • Apply anytime

Create patterns from base pattern blocks with this basic to intermediate level course, taught by our technical expert, Annette Cadogan. Learn about pattern manipulation, standard size & fit, and bodice, skirt, dress and/or trouser blocks depending on your skill level.

Fashion Skills

  • Dunedin
  • Two days, 10.00am-4.00pm
  • Starts 2021 (exact dates to be advised soon)
  • Apply anytime

Come and join us at the School of Design for a two-day, hands-on workshop where you will explore fashion making in a creative and fun environment. All patternmaking and construction techniques will focus on sustainable fashion industry practices.This course is offered in the mid-year school holidays so secondary students can take advantage of this opportunity.

Laser Cutting for Design short course

  • Dunedin
  • Two days 9.00am-4.00pm
  • Starts 2021 (exact dates to be advised soon)
  • Apply anytime

Be introduced to the latest laser cutting technology and CAD software (Adobe Illustrator) with an opportunity to create your own designed object/s from a range of materials including wood, card and plastic.

Spring Camp – Digital Illustration short course

  • Dunedin
  • Two days, 9.00am-12.00pm and 1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Starts 2021 (exact dates will be advised soon)
  • Apply anytime

Learn how to develop a unique digital illustration from hand-drawn and/or photographic material.

Spring Camp – Game Design short course

  • Dunedin
  • Two days, 9.00am - 12.00pm and 1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Starts 2021 (exact dates to be advised soon)
  • Apply anytime

Learn to create a simple platform style game with your own characters and worlds.

Textile Printing short course

  • Dunedin
  • Two days 9.00am - 4.00pm
  • Starts 2021 (exact dates to be advised soon)
  • Apply anytime

Learn how to create your own personalised fabrics for fashion and interiors. During this practical workshop you will be introduced to textile print processes including screen printing using stencils, techniques and colour. You will design an original textile print and produce samples and a final piece of resolved work.