Sketchbooks, offsite and studio development

Do you want to develop your sketchbook or would you like to get out and about to draw exciting objects and people? Our short courses take place in the evenings, daytimes and at weekends, and are taught by expert tutors who are brilliant at communicating their enthusiasm. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
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  1. Contemporary art sketchbook walk

    Course Date: Wed 31 May 2017
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Develop your creative and critical engagement in the settings of east London's cutting edge independent galleries and artists' spaces. You will build a sketchbook/journal recording your work, ideas and findings.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  2. Drawing and sketching in London's hidden gardens

    Course Date: Fri 5 May 2017
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Sketch directly from nature, discovering unique and little known public gardens in London.  The first session will be held in the studios at City Lit to receive tips for creating sketches to paint from later, plus a list of subsequent locations which are all within easy walking distance of a London Underground station.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  3. Drawing landscape and the city

    Course Date: Sun 7 May 2017
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Use London’s open spaces to inspire drawings and paintings in a variety of media. Referring to different artists, explore a range of approaches to interpreting our environment through drawing.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  4. Large scale sketchbook

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Create a sketchbook that shows individual development and sensitive use of a variety of materials. Start with an external visit and evolve the sketchbook using it as a diary of your thinking. Large sketchbooks provided.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  5. Painting landscape and the city

    Course Date: Sun 18 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your sketches, drawings and photographs into landscape paintings with reference to the work of contemporary landscape artists.

    Explore the properties of oil, acrylic and watercolour in an expressive way to suggest the mood and texture of landscape, both urban and rural.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  6. Sketchbook course

    Course Date: Fri 5 May 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop a creative and experimental sketchbook. Explore materials and techniques with confidence, including mark-making, drawing, and mixed-media. Produce a collection of work or ideas, for composition. Drawing experience is an advantage but not essential.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

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