Immerse yourself in RMIT's School of Art

Allow your creativity to blossom at RMIT.

RMIT is offering students an opportunity to join Fine Art Painting, Printmaking, Digital Photography and Public Art practice studios. Upon completion, you will gain nationally recognised units of competency that can count towards longer programs.


Photo of Refine Painting Techniques Short Course student Elaina Venn

Set in the centre of Melbourne’s flourishing creative scene, RMIT's School of Art is recognised as a leader in contemporary art practice. Join the course and you will experience the world class facilities, teachers and networks of RMIT University.

Courses available are:

Intro to Fine Art Painting: Experiment with techniques to produce paintings

Undertake an introductory course in the use of acrylic and oil paints as a fine art medium. You will complete a series of projects through which you will learn to prepare paints, mix colours, develop a range of mark making techniques, prepare painting surfaces and create resolved paintings.

Unit of Competency: CUAPAI401

Intro to Public Art Practice: Participate in collaborative creative projects

Expand your understanding of the space inhabited by art, artists and audiences through this ten week workshop class in which you will complete art projects outside of the gallery context. These include street art, social interventions and correspondence art.

Unit of Competency: CUAPPR304

Intro to Fine Art Printmaking: Experiment with techniques to produce prints

Develop familiarity with foundational techniques and concepts in the medium of printmaking through two in-depth projects. You will become proficient in relief printing with linoleum, and then develop an understanding and competency in intaglio printing through the creation of a drypoint etching

Unit of Competency: CUAPRI401

Intro to Fine Art Digital Photography:Produce innovative digital images

In this course you will be introduced to the use of high end digital cameras to compose and capture images as material to be used in a fine art context. You will learn to consider this imagery conceptually as well technically in order to manipulate and prepare for digital display.

Unit of Competency: CUADIG405

Places are limited so enrol today to start the journey in February 2018.

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Photo of Refine Painting Techniques Short Course student Qing Zhang