Art & Design Courses in London
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!
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Many of our digital and design students can now take advantage of our state-of-the-art Digital and Design Lab.
Get in touch on 020 7492 2700 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm.
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Course Date: Mon 9 Dec 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCondense your learning on this 3 day intensive course. Working from still life explore a variety of application techniques such as layering, masking-out and creating textures to gain a grounding in the rich possibilities of the watercolour medium.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £183.00Concession: £140.00
Course Date: Mon 9 Dec 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn and develop essential painting skills over three consecutive days. Each day will focus on an aspect of painting, covering key concepts including colour, tone, composition and brushwork. Ideal if you have little or no painting experience.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £183.00Concession: £140.00
Course Date: Mon 9 Dec 2019 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn and develop basic drawing skills through this intensive course. Each day will focus on an aspect of drawing, covering key concepts such as line, tone, composition and mark making. Ideal if you have little or no drawing experience.Full fee: £169.00Senior fee: £169.00Concession: £103.00
Course Date: Tue 10 Dec 2019 (and 4 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!Full fee: £19.00Senior fee: £19.00Concession: £12.00
Course Date: Tue 10 Dec 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIdeal for beginners who want to give jewellery making a go. Come and join this short taster course introducing you to basic jewellery processes and techniques to enable you to make a simple piece of jewellery.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Tue 10 Dec 2019 (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: £579.00Senior fee: £579.00Concession: £579.00
Course Date: Sat 14 Dec 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAn exciting, new, supportive and productive workshop environment where students can share work and get individual tutorial help, have peer support and engage in guided group discussions related to movie-making.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £63.00Concession: £48.00
Course Date: Sat 14 Dec 2019 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore the different effects that can be created when oil painting mediums are added to the paint. Learn to use a range of oil painting mediums to expand the possiblilities of oil painting, such as texture and glazes.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £48.00
Course Date: Mon 16 Dec 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDiscover how to use the manual settings of your DSLR camera to shoot professional-level video on this introductory workshop.Full fee: £39.00Senior fee: £39.00Concession: £39.00
Course Date: Mon 16 Dec 2019 (and 10 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: £579.00Senior fee: £579.00Concession: £579.00
Course Date: Thu 9 Jan 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis new advanced course explores the creative potential within combined digital and print media. It is designed to allow printmakers and digital artists to develop interdisciplinary thinking and practice across both traditional and contemporary forms.
Please see note 4 below -how to apply for this course.Full fee: £1,499.00Senior fee: £1,499.00Concession: £914.00
Course Date: Fri 10 Jan 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetMove your photography practice onto a professional level and learn to use Lightroom’s advanced image developing and correction features to refine elements within images. Discover how to create your own personal presets to speed up your work and optimise your input and output.Full fee: £139.00Senior fee: £139.00Concession: £85.00
Course Date: Sun 12 Jan 2020 (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
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