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.
Develop your creative and critical engagement in the settings of East London's cutting edge independent galleries and artists' spaces. You will build a sketch book / journal recording your works ideas and findings.
Develop a creative and experimental sketchbook. Build confidence in using materials and techniques, including mark making, drawing, painting and mixed media. Explore ideas and subject matter, leading towards an imaginative composition of your choice.
Develop the sketchbook as an experimental space to conceive, research and generate creative ideas and imagery. Utilising a range of mixed-media approaches, you'll build confidence in using a sketchbook and in developing personal creative themes.
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.
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.
Exploring the pleasure and challenge of sketchbooks, develop your drawing skills through expert guidance in different methods, working from a fascinating range of artefacts and objects in the British Museum.
Exploring the pleasure and challenge of sketchbooks, learn and improve your drawing skills through expert guidance in different methods: working from a fascinating range of artefacts and objects in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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.
Discover the enjoyment and benefits of a sketchbook through a series of practical exercises on location and in the studio. Develop your unique record of observations, ideas and experiments and learn how other artists use sketchbooks as part of their practice.
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