Otago Polytechnic

Communication Design Winter Camp


School of Design, H Block, Floor 5, Cnr Forth and Union Streets, Dunedin

4 days, Mon 16 - Thurs 19 July 2018

Forth St Campus 

Mon 16 July 2018
Learn new skills and improve your portfolio!

Communication Design Winter Camp is held during the mid-year school holidays.

This year, we will be offering Digital Animation, Digital Illustration, Game Design* and Web Design.

The courses are taught by our own in-house communication design experts and are run at different times throughout the week so you can take part in more than one.  

*subject to final approval

Content and structure 

The courses are run at different times throughout the week so you can take part in more than one. 

Digital Animation 
  • Monday - Thursday
  • 10.00am - 1.00pm 

Learn how to:

1. Understand animation processes and techniques.

2. Use a digital animation application to create animations for video or web. 

Digital Illustration 
  • Monday - Thursday
  • 2.00pm - 5.00pm 

Learn how to:

1. Develop a unique illustration from digital, hand rendered and/or photographic material.

2. Employ computer software to apply line, colour and other effects to the illustration. 

Game Design* 
  • Monday - Thursday
  • 10.00am - 1.00pm

Learn how to:

1. Develop a simple game using GameMaker.

2. Create art and animation for 2D games. 

*subject to final course approval

Web Design
  • Monday - Thursday
  • 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Learn how to:

1. Develop a one-page interactive website, hosted on our in-house server.

2. Incorporate text, SVG images and a menu using basic web design techniques.

What to bring 

Please bring pencils and paper or a visual diary, and your own USB. 

To enrol

Please click the APPLY tab in the right hand corner of this page and complete the online application form. You will need to register and pay for these workshops in advance at our Dunedin campus.

Please note: These short courses are not STAR courses and do not have credits attached. However, secondary students may be able to access STAR funding so please talk to your Careers Advisor. Enrolment in this course is conditional upon and subject to sufficient numbers of students enrolling in the course.

For more information...

Email: pam.hodgkinson@op.ac.nz or phone 0800 762 786. 


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