Otago Polytechnic

Sculpture night class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

Want to learn how to build forms and figures in clay? This night class will introduce you to the hand building techniques of pinching, coiling and slab building. The workshop is ideal for those with no previous clay experience but also for those who have some experience with clay.

Textiles night class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

Explore a variety of techniques associated with textiles and develop the skills and ability to translate these to fabric through a textiles-based project.

Introduction to Photoshop night class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

Do you want to learn basic Photoshop skills? Then this is the course for you! We will use Adobe Photoshop as our main image manipulation program and amongst other things you will learn about enhancements, special effects, and basic photo adjustments such as cropping, sizing, colour and brightness.

Introduction to Photography night class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

Learn the basics of digital photography! Topics covered include exposure, composition, flash basics and digital printing.

Photography night class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

In this class, you will cover topics such as exposure, composition, using natural light, flash basics, Photoshop basics and digital printing. This class is for those with previous photography experience.

Introduction to Printmaking night class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

We deal with printed images every day. Anything that is made in a reproducible format is a print; photocopies, posters, photographs etc. This class teaches a process-based approach to making prints.

Printmaking class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

This class teaches a process-based approach to making art, covering the technical aspects of printmaking, looking at how the processes and functions inform the strategy of making art; at how the medium or technique exists as the means to realise an idea. It is suitable for those with prior printmaking experience.

Introduction to Ceramics night class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

The Dunedin School of Art at Otago Polytechnic has the largest ceramics department in New Zealand. Benefit from an emphasis on hands-on experimentation in clay-making workshops.

Ceramics night class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

The Dunedin School of Art at Otago Polytechnic has the largest ceramics department in New Zealand. Benefit from an emphasis on hands-on experimentation in clay-making workshops.

Introduction to Jewellery night class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

Jewellery classes will have a different skill focus per term. These may include basic ring making or using resin for colour, translucency and embedding.

Jewellery night class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

Jewellery classes will have a different skill focus per term. These may include basic ring making or using resin for colour, translucency and embedding.

Life Drawing night class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

The aim of this class is to expand your perception and ability to express that perception through drawing.

Introduction to Painting night class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

These classes will explore the material language of acrylic paint. Emphasis will be on your discovery of mark-making through painterly experimentation and play. Each lesson has a different theme. Classes are suitable for beginners.

Painting night class

  • Dunedin
  • One weekly session per term*
  • Starts Various*
  • Apply anytime

These classes will explore the material language of acrylic paint. Emphasis will be on your discovery of mark-making through painterly experimentation and play. Each lesson has a different theme. Classes are suitable for those with previous experience.