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An image of hands moulding a vase from clay
Craft demands attention. When you take up the art of creating with your hands, there are many benefits to your mental and physical well-being.
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Lito Apostolakou
City Lit Fine Art tutor Monika Kita in conversation with artist and former student Lito Apostolakou
Work by City Lit Fine Art Student Iliana
To celebrate and showcase the work of our City Lit Fine Art Course Year 2 Students we are launching an online interim show. This is a snapshot of some of the work.
(Dreamscape by Cathy Hull)
Print is a medium that offers the visual artist a remarkable range of possibilities for creative expression. Raz Barfield, Head of Advanced Programmes in the School of Visual Arts (and a print and dig...
Spiritualists and Suffragettes. Artist’s book designed and bound 2015-2017
"The book has always been something I am drawn to as it is usually a hand-held object which a reader can engage with in an intimate way. You can play around with narrative, pacing and you can hide and...
Developing Art Practice Show
As a result of their Developing Art Practice course 2019-20, students have created an artist group, called 'Tenfold'. Tenfold present their first online group show, created in response to the notion o...
Illustration by Dee Shulman
At the start of a new term we thought we’d introduce some of our team who lead on our flagship City Lit Arts courses. These are courses which deliver a more in-depth level of learning for students. ...
close up of pencil shavings
Clare Barton-Harvey is a full-time artist, tutor and freelance teacher/trainer, here she shares ways of practising mindfulness as an activity that everyone can do. To become aware of our body, how we ...
3 red telephone boxes on London street
‘Legends Calling’, one of 14 installations that make up Wembley Park’s new Art Trail is created by renowned artist, lighting designer and Foundation Art & Design student Louisa Smurthwaite.