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SCA Creative Womens Pattern Design Retreat

SCA Creative Women's Pattern Design Retreat

Mar 21, 2021 - Mar 29, 2021

SCA Creative Women's Pattern Design Retreat

Time Sun Mar 21 2021 at 10:00 am to Mon Mar 29 2021 at 10:30 am
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia

AUD 4,983 Tickets
SCA Creative Women's Pattern Design Retreat, 21 March | Event in Cairns | SCA Creative Women's Pattern Design Retreat

Do you feel alone working out in the SPD Community?

Are you in need of a great holiday amongst like minded women?

Do you get stuck on where to start when designing a new collection of patterns?

Do you want to create the perfect workflow for designing patterns?

Are you unsure on how to use your iPad and iPhone to take great photos to work with?

Are you struggling with simplifying Adobe Photoshop?

Are you overwhelmed with Adobe Illustrator?

Do you struggle with composition?

Are you lost when creating your own Color Palette?

You will love this unique retreat which focuses on teaching people how to create a pattern from absolute scratch.

It is also bringing together women in a creative and relaxing environment to live all things surface pattern design. It will be a small group of 6-10 only!

You will be looked after from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave and for this week you will be able to become part of a helpful and structured group of like minded women.

You will learn how to be inspired anywhere.

You will learn to create the right workflow for you.

You will learn how to take the right photos using your iPad and iPhone that you can use without a scanner to create patterns.

You will learn to understand the needed workflow in Photoshop and how to work successfully in layers and understand what you are doing.

You will learn your way around Illustrator and learn how to use it effectively to create patterns.

You will learn the basic ground rules of compositions and why some patterns work and some don't.

You will learn how to quickly construct your own color palettes.


- Private Transfer from Cairns Airport to Accommodation and return

- 8 nights and 9 days accommodation in tropical luxury accommodation

- All meals Included at accommodation - Breakfast, lunch, dinner; Dinners offsite; Transport to and from location visits, admission to venues

- All luxury transfers and charters to and from destinations

- Scenic Railway to Kuranda

- Birdworld - Kuranda

- Butterfly Sanctuary - Kuranda

- Kuranda Markets

- Skyrail back to Cairns

- Cairns Art Gallery

- Cairns Aquarium

- Lunch at Dundees Restaurant at Aquarium

- Special behind the scenes 'Meet the Turtles' at the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation at Aquarium

- 3 Course Seafood Dinner at Splash Seafood on Cairns Esplanade

- Cairns Esplanade Market

- Cairns Night Market

- Port Douglas Markets

- Farewell Dinner at Yorkey's Boat Club

- Individual tuition

- Basics of drawing

- Photoshop Tuition

- Illustrator Tuition

- Using your Wacom and Cintiq

- Colour Theory

- Pattern creating using Fluid Golden Acrylics

- Learning Composition

- Mentoring

- Portfolio reviews


- Airfares

- Travel Insurance

- Alcohol and Soft Drinks, Snacks and Sweets

- Lunches Out and about


You will a need a laptop and preferably a Wacom or a Cintiq tablet to draw on. You can work without one if you must, but really it is a incredibly useful tool to have when working digitally.

You will need a mobile phone or a ipad with the ability to send images to your laptop

You can also use a camera if you wish. You should have a card or such to be able to load your photos onto your laptop


Early Bird Special - Twin Share $4983.00

Early Bird Special - Single Room $5920.00

Full Cost - Twin Share $5483.00

Full Cost - Single Room $6420.00

BOOKINGS: To make a booking you have to complete a SCA Booking Form and pay the required fee.

Early Bird Specials : these must be booked and paid before the 31/1/2021

Normal Price: a deposit of 25% is required within 7 days of booking. The balance is due 30 (30) days prior to departure.

All prices are quoted in Australian dollars including all taxes.

Please msn me for a full itinerary and booking details.

PN: Limited numbers do apply to this retreat. It will need minimum numbers to proceed and it will be capped at 10.

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Sun Mar 21 2021 at 10:00 am to Mon Mar 29 2021 at 10:30 am
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia