Art & design
City Lit Art & Design offers the most diverse range of part-time, weekend and evening courses in London, taught by successful artists and practitioners. Rated ‘outstanding’ in our last government inspection our art classes include some of the most popular subjects in London; from photography, fashion and textiles, drawing and painting, print, graphic design, interior design and garden design courses, just to name a few. Whether you are a complete beginner or a practising artist, we are sure we have an art course for you!
Get in touch on 020 7492 2700 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm.
Course Date: Sun 18 Jun 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA high energy programme of directed and self-directed drawing projects, with rapid shifts in materials, scale, subject and focus. Strictly no discards - come ready to play, risk, invent and discuss! For those with some drawing experience.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Sat 13 May 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWant some real pearls of wisdom? Join this fascinating one-day course for a valuable insight into pearls, their cultivation and trade, and use in jewellery. Learn how to recognise the many types on the market, judge the good from the bad, spot the imitations and buy your pearl jewellery with confidence.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £89.00Concession: £89.00
Course Date: Sat 20 May 2017
Location on this date: OS - Off SiteWinchester Cathedral is one of the most magnificent churches in the country and one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Discover the cathedral and its treasures during this one-day location-based course. Transport costs not included.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £63.00Concession: £48.00
Course Date: Sat 21 Jan 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetStudy American art, including paintings, illustrations and cartoons from late-nineteenth century Realists and Impressionists to sixties Pop Art and Minimalism, analysing movements and styles, social and political context, materials and art theory. Tutor: Dr Rachel Sanders #americanart #weekend #weekendcourse #weekendclass #arthistory #courses #arthistorycourse.Full fee: £249.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £152.00
Course Date: Wed 3 May 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDiscover some of the key movements, developments and figures in photography in Britain, from the beginnings to the present day.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £103.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Sun 12 Mar 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExchange realistic depictions for exciting new visual experiences using mark making, line, form, colour, texture and much more. Enjoy a series of practical exercises that explore different approaches to abstraction, working in new ways and making it work for you.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £229.00Concession: £140.00
Course Date: Tue 28 Feb 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWant to give your videos a professional edge? Learn how to use Adobe After Effects to apply a range of animated effects to enhance your video projects. Get to grips with the tools of the software, learn to organise your workflow and come up with great creative ideas, and develop your own project with an expert filmmaker on hand to guide you.
See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our courses on our Vimeo site.Full fee: £239.00Senior fee: £191.00Concession: £146.00
Course Date: Thu 22 Jun 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA comprehensive introduction to creating vector graphics using Illustrator. Learn how to use the pen tool, shapes, brushes, patterns, live trace and effects and gain experience in techniques and strategies useful to graphic designers and illustrators.Full fee: £299.00Senior fee: £239.00Concession: £182.00
Course Date: Fri 3 Mar 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFluent in Photoshop but want to advance your skills further? Explore some of the more sophisticated techniques of Photoshop essential for professional and aspiring photographers. Speed up your workflow, increase your ability to edit and enhance images and experiment with more complex techniques, for confident, impressive results.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Thu 27 Apr 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWant to edit video like a professional? Get to grips with industry software Adobe Premiere Pro, learning the basic principles and technical skills of editing movie footage. Discover the conventions of professional editing, explore how to construct a narrative, and try your hand at basic cutting techniques to produce seamless videos on your own computer.
See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our Vimeo site.Full fee: £299.00Senior fee: £239.00Concession: £182.00
Course Date: Fri 24 Mar 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFocus on refining techniques for shaping baskets, making handles and borders. Refine your choice of materials, fine tune your cranking and make baskets with greater confidence. Tutor: Annemarie O'Sullivan.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Wed 18 Jan 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDiscover the extraordinary construction of the human body. Through direct observation of the model you will examine the fundamental anatomical structures that underlie both portrait and life drawing. For those with some drawing experience.Full fee: £299.00Senior fee: £299.00Concession: £182.00
Course Date: Sun 12 Mar 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetHave fun exploring the possibilities of designing small scale animal forms in clay. Slab and hand building will be taught along with tooling techniques to bring your figures to life. Some experience with clay is beneficial.Full fee: £249.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £152.00
Course Date: Sun 26 Feb 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFascinated by animation? Why not learn to use Photoshop to create your own hand-drawn 2D animations - try out techniques using lesser-known Photoshop tools including advanced brushes and image editing capabilities, to create work with a traditional 'non-digital' look.Full fee: £179.00Senior fee: £143.00Concession: £109.00
Course Date: Tue 17 Jan 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLights, camera, action! If you're into animation, learn how to add extra professionalism to your movies using the animation and special effects program After Effects to create exciting graphics and title sequences.
See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our Vimeo site.Full fee: £379.00Senior fee: £303.00Concession: £231.00