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 designinterior 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. 

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  1. City Lit contemporary jewellery

    City Lit contemporary jewellery

    Course Date: Thu 5 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Delve into the world of contemporary jewellery and develop your skills in drawing, design, critical thinking and technical skills. This rigorous, multi-disciplinary year-long course is suitable for intermediate to advanced jewellers who want to build on their current experience. Get to grips with a series of short and longer practical projects, learn from expert visiting tutors, explore varied materials and technologies, and hone your research and critical thinking skills, culminating in an end-of-year public exhibition. Term 1: 05/10/17 - 14/12/17 (11 weeks)

    Term 2: 18/01/2018 - 22/03/2018 (10 weeks)

    Term 3: 19/04/2018 - 28/06/2018 (11 weeks)



    Applications for this course will be reviewed on the 18th July 2017 and interviews will take place on the 25th July 2017. We will continue to accept applications after this date.
    Full fee: £1,199.00
    Senior fee: £959.00
    Concession: £731.00

  2. Advanced painting

    Course Date: Fri 13 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An exciting opportunity to extend your painting practice, with guidance from an experienced tutor. You'll be given practical support and be encouraged to identify areas of interest and personal approaches to making paintings.
    Full fee: £319.00
    Senior fee: £255.00
    Concession: £195.00

  3. Exploring colour for artists and makers

    Course Date: Fri 13 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Combining theory and practice, experimentation and intuition, this practical course for painters will help you unlock ways of matching, imagining, organising and applying colour.
    Full fee: £309.00
    Senior fee: £247.00
    Concession: £188.00

  4. Illustration for beginners

    Course Date: Mon 16 Oct 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to communicate ideas through image making. Create a portfolio of work using a variety of traditional and contemporary tools and techniques including collage, cut outs, drawing, paint, 3D objects and digital.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £223.00
    Concession: £170.00

  5. Fakes and forgeries

    Course Date: Wed 18 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Investigate the boundaries between fact, fakes and fictions in art, looking at different interpretations of authenticity, through visits to a contemporary gallery and the British Museum.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  6. Photography discussion group with Shirley Read

    Course Date: Tue 24 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    There will be presentations of images and ideas followed by group discussions. We will cover: photojournalism and compassion fatigue; documentary reality, staged documentary and fiction; portraiture; photographing the invisible and topics selected by the participants. Tutor: Shirley Read.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  7. Printmaking studio: all levels

    Course Date: Tue 24 Oct 2017 (and 8 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore and develop personal work in intaglio and relief printmaking. Techniques covered include drypoint, etching, linocut, collagraphy and photo etching. All levels of experience welcome. Beginners will follow a step-by-step introduction to a range of processes; those with experience can develop personal projects with expert guidance.
    Full fee: £259.00
    Senior fee: £207.00
    Concession: £158.00

  8. City Lit Pro: beginners' photography intensive

    Course Date: Thu 26 Oct 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    City Lit Pro courses are tailored for accelerated learning for busy people who need to learn key skills for the workplace. On this beginners photography course you will learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO, colour balance, photo composition, lighting, and shooting inside and outdoors.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £329.00
    Concession: £329.00

  9. City Lit Pro: Adobe Illustrator intensive

    Course Date: Thu 26 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    City Lit Pro courses provide accelerated learning for busy people who need specific skills for the workplace. On this intensive and fast-paced course you'll learn the fundamental skills you need to design and manipulate vector graphics to create graphics, logos and simple illustrations using Adobe Illustrator.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £329.00
    Concession: £329.00

  10. Introduction to diamonds

    Introduction to diamonds

    Course Date: Sat 28 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join this fascinating one-day course for a valuable insight into the diamond trade, different types of diamonds on the market, and how to assess them. Learn about how the beautiful stones are mined, cut, graded and priced, as well as exploring common simulants. No previous experience necessary.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  11. Textile sketchbook

    Textile sketchbook

    Course Date: Sun 29 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore colour, texture, pattern and composition in a working sketchbook using a variety of creative mixed media and design processes. Generate imagery from original sources, discover their potential and work toward developed textile designs.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  12. Metal sculpture: all levels

    Metal sculpture: all levels

    Course Date: Mon 30 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the techniques required in making sculptural/functional objects in steel: cutting, bending, welding and joining small scale metal. Please bring ideas, inspiration and scrap metal. For beginners or those with some prior experience.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  13. Jewellery: electroforming workshop

    Jewellery: electroforming workshop

    Course Date: Tue 31 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the potential of electroforming, the process of transforming carved wax models and organic found objects, such as twigs, leaves and seashells, into metal. Learn how to prepare objects, handle the electroforming tank and chemicals, and integrate attachments, to create professional-looking lightweight and hollow pieces.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  14. Mindful photography

    Course Date: Tue 31 Oct 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    How often do you walk or drive to work and barely notice what you’re passing? How many hundreds of images do you snap on your phone and never download? Join this inspirational course to learn the invaluable skills of mindfulness - or being in the moment - and apply these same principles to your photography for a real boost to your photographic style, confidence in your work, and your overall wellbeing.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  15. Jewellery: soldering workshop

    Jewellery: soldering workshop

    Course Date: Tue 31 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Does your soldering let your jewellery work down? If you'd like to practise without worrying about the outcome, get expert help and improve your understanding and technique, then come and join this practical course. Soon you'll be soldering with style.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

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