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A 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.
Give creative writing a try on this fun and supportive one-day course. Ideal if you want to express yourself but need help in getting started. Guided exercises will encourage you to experiment and unlock your imagination.
In Dickens’s novels London often takes on the force of a character. Augmented by visits (Dickens Museum and the Temple), we shall explore precisely how he expressed his endless fascination with the greatest nineteenth-century metropolis. NB. Course fees include the entrance fee to the Dickens' museum.
Expand your skillset as an actor by mastering regional and international accents, including Broadcast Standard American, London, Manchester, Scottish (Glasgow) and Eire (Dublin). Please see below for details of the specific accents covered.
Learn advanced features of databases: relationships, data validation, advanced form design, subforms, multiple queries, advanced reports, macros and switchboard. Knowledge required: essentials course or equivalent knowledge and experience. See also ECDL advanced.
Advance your skills and technique as you move towards greater standards of professional practice. Work on scenes to performance level. Suitable if you have completed a broad range of our acting courses at beginners' and improvers' level, or have gained suitable experience elsewhere.
Continue your development as you explore a range of exercises and acting techniques that will illuminate and enliven a variety of scripts and scenes. Consolidate techniques and deepen your understanding in a safe and supportive atmosphere.
A 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.
Discover how to return your body to its natural state of balance and poise in this beginner's guide to the Alexander Technique. Learn how to relieve stress by becoming mindful of muscular and mental tension.
This introductory course explores film from the 1930s to the present day, looking at Hollywood cinema, classical and post-classical film, European cinema, art cinema, popular cinema, key movements and concepts including genre, spectatorship and authorship.