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  1. Drawing: a contemporary approach
    Course start date:  Mon 15 Jul 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Stuart Jones
    Take your drawing into exciting new directions – build on your existing skills and discover new ways of working. For intermediate students with some drawing experience who would like to explore experimental drawing techniques and develop their own ideas in drawing. A chance to extend your own drawing projects guided by our expert tutor and practising artist, with reference to the work of artists using drawing in the wider art world today.
    Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £136.00
  2. Firenze e il rinascimento
    Course start date:  Fri 19 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Francesco Bucciol
    Firenze viene definita la culla del rinascimento. In questa introduzione vedremo come il contesto politico e economico ha favorito la nascita di grandissimi artisti, inventori e filosofi.







    This seminar is designed for advanced Italian learners but is also open to native speakers of Italian, who may find it informative.
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00
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  3. Watercolour painting studio: urban landscapes
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Tue 30 Jul 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Hilary Rosen
    Build your confidence and skills in outdoor watercolour painting in a variety of central London locations. You will be introduced to watercolour mixing and mark making in relation to painting the urban landscape. This course can be seen as a refresher or for students who have had a minimum amount of watercolour experience.
    Full fee £299.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £194.00
  4. Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
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  5. Painting: oil techniques and mediums
    Course start date:  Thu 12 Sep 2024 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Oil paint is a medium with a long historical tradition, capable of heavy impasto effects and delicate transparent colour films. Working practically, in the studio, this course will expand your understanding of approaches to building a variety of surfaces in your paint working with mediums and expanding your use of texture and glazing This course is for all levels – both beginners and more experienced painters.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
  6. Classical singing workshop
    Course start date:  Mon 16 Sep 2024 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Hakan Vramsmo
    A lively workshop class for singers with a solid foundation in vocal technique and musicianship: employ your vocal technique in a more flexible and artistic way and deepen your understanding of critical evaluation of singing. Break week 28th Oct 2024.
    Full fee £299.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £209.00
  7. Gentle movement for healthy living
    Course start date:  Wed 18 Sep 2024 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Eveltos Pagdades
    Do you want to live a healthier life and you are not sure where to start? You will learn and practise a variety of exercises to improve your fitness, flexibility, balance and general health. This course is fun and inclusive, whatever your level of fitness.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £118.00
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  8. Painting 3
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 19 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Tony Hull
    Following on from the course 'Painting 2', enhance your paint handling skills to further understanding of the dynamics of a painted surface, through a series of set projects and short critical discussions. Examine the role of painting tools, marks and scale in building a painting.
    Full fee £429.00 Senior fee £343.00 Concession £279.00
  9. Piano/keyboards 4A
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 19 Sep 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  David Frankel
    For pianists with around three years' experience. Improve your piano technique, coordination, phrasing, music



    reading, and your confidence.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £229.00 Concession £160.00
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  10. Piano workshop 6
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Thu 19 Sep 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Ricardo Gosalbo
    If you play piano at around grade 6 standard, join one of these workshops to develop your playing by studying a wide range of piano repertoire, with focus on technique, textural awareness, practice and performance skills.
    Full fee £279.00 Senior fee £223.00 Concession £195.00
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  11. Jazz harmony, ear training and ensembles: advanced
    Course start date:  Fri 20 Sep 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Della Rhodes
    Focus on ear training and developing jazz improvisation, applying theoretical understanding to practical situations. We will learn and study jazz standards and unusual repertoire. This is musicianship training at a high level. Assessment for entry to this course can be arranged applying to music@citylit.ac.uk. Break week: 25 Oct 2024.
    Full fee £449.00 Senior fee £449.00 Concession £314.00
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