Art & design
City Lit Art & Design offers the most diverse range of part-time, weekend and evening courses in London, taught by successful artists and practitioners. Rated ‘outstanding’ in our last government inspection our art classes include some of the most popular subjects in London; from photography, fashion and textiles, drawing and painting, print, graphic design, interior design and garden design courses, just to name a few. Whether you are a complete beginner or a practising artist, we are sure we have an art course for you!
Get in touch on 020 7492 2700 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm.
Course Date: Thu 14 Dec 2017
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioThis short course follows directly on from the earlier Lightroom course VY728 and is intended to add to knowledge already gained by participants. The course will look at the Develop and Output modules in greater depth, as well as recognising how and when to integrate Photoshop in the Lightroom workflow.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £60.00
Course Date: Tue 19 Dec 2017 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCity Lit Pro courses provide accelerated learning for busy people who need specific skills for the workplace. This course covers Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign at an intermediate level. You'll learn advanced techniques and efficient workflows to create and manipulate photographs, graphics and page layouts.Full fee: £529.00Senior fee: £529.00Concession: £529.00
Course Date: Thu 4 Jan 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAn exciting intensive course combining drawing workshops at The London Coliseum sketching professional dancers in warm-up class, and studio based experimental 'dynamic drawing' projects in mixed-media at City Lit, inspired by the 'live' sketchbook work.Full fee: £299.00Senior fee: £239.00Concession: £182.00
The essence of movement: finding sculptural expression through dance with the English National BalletCourse Date: Thu 4 Jan 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetJoin us in a rare opportunity to observe and sketch the dancers from the English National Ballet during their private warm-up classes. Be inspired by the figure in motion, learn to capture dynamic movement on paper, then translate your drawings into experimental sculpture maquettes in wire and soft modelling materials.Full fee: £299.00Senior fee: £239.00Concession: £182.00
Course Date: Fri 5 Jan 2018 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetArt is fundamentally about communicating ideas. If the idea is strong, the work of art is memorable.
This exciting, one day workshop, led by Rod Judkins (artist, tutor and author of ‘The art of Creative thinking’ and ‘Ideas are your only currency’) will explore methods to create ideas and concepts and combine them with the process of making.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £99.00Concession: £99.00
Course Date: Mon 8 Jan 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA guided introduction into the world of children’s book illustration, and an opportunity to discover the breadth of skills you can develop to successfully compete in the industry. This course is ideal if you are interested in our 30 week City Lit children’s illustration coursebut need further guidance before you begin.
See what you could create –.
view a selection of work made on our children’s book illustration coursesFull fee: £19.00Senior fee: £19.00Concession: £12.00
Course Date: Tue 9 Jan 2018 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCut, stab and etch your way to dynamic blocks and exciting prints. Practical instruction in both traditional and inventive linocut techniques, including the reduction method developed by Picasso, multiple block printing and Polish dot linocut.Full fee: £159.00Senior fee: £127.00Concession: £97.00
Course Date: Tue 9 Jan 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis fast-paced course reveals the main processes used to make fine art prints. You will learn both relief and intaglio methods. For beginners and those with limited experience who want to discover how printmaking techniques actually work. An ideal way to start printmaking.Full fee: £159.00Senior fee: £127.00Concession: £97.00
Course Date: Tue 9 Jan 2018 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCity Lit Pro courses are tailored for accelerated learning for busy people who need to learn key skills for the workplace. On this Adobe Creative Cloud course, covering Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, you will learn key tools and techniques to develop, deliver and optimise vector graphics, photographic images and page layout and design.Full fee: £549.00Senior fee: £549.00Concession: £549.00
Course Date: Wed 10 Jan 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetGet a taste of how you can improve your outside spaces. You will complete a short exercise and experience our design studio. This course links directs to ‘Roof terrace and balcony design and planting’, code VF345.Full fee: £19.00Senior fee: £19.00Concession: £12.00
Course Date: Wed 10 Jan 2018 (and 12 other dates)
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioAlways wondered what half the buttons on your camera actually do? Discover how to use them properly and produce impressive photographs, even as a complete beginner. Gain useful technical knowledge and get expert creative guidance in easy-to-understand language. An ideal first step before enrolling on our intermediate courses.
See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses.Full fee: £329.00Senior fee: £329.00Concession: £329.00
Course Date: Wed 10 Jan 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA fine photographer but flummoxed by Photoshop? You're not alone - join our practical course on Photoshop for photographers, introducing its basic functions including colour adjustment, retouching images, and layer manipulation. Find your way around the program to apply all sorts of edits and effects, producing professional-looking images in minutes.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £229.00Concession: £140.00
Course Date: Thu 11 Jan 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA fun, relaxed and shorter life drawing class better suited for people coming straight from work. You will be able to work from a variety of models, in a range of materials and with a variety of poses.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £48.00
Course Date: Thu 11 Jan 2018 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetEver wondered what art history is but don’t want to commit to a whole course? Try this taster session and explore a couple of paintings in depth.Full fee: £29.00Senior fee: £23.00Concession: £18.00