Professional Practice Courses in London

Develop skills including presenting and exhibiting your work, how to get your work out to an audience, and picture framing and mounting.

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  1. Professional practice: presenting and exhibiting your work

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 14 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Look into the finer details of exhibiting your work such as dealing with galleries and contracts, to proper packaging and handling, from do-it-yourself projects to independently curated exhibitions. Practical topics like hanging, lighting, layout will also be discussed. .
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  2. Professional practice: get your artwork out there

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 21 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This short workshop looks at how to go about getting your work to an audience. Students will bring some examples of their recent work – digital or in its physical form, for discussion for the purposes of writing a personal statement and seeking exhibiton opportunities. We will discuss your work in the context of contemporary art, look at applying for competitions, open exhibitions and residencies, networking, social media, finding exhibition spaces and marketing your work. This course will give you tips, know-how and confidence.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  3. Picture framing and mounting

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 7 Jul 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn picture framing and mounting skills for the home or workplace. Using professional framing tools and equipment you will be taught all the skills you need to work in a busy studio or alternatively how to set up your own small scale practice from home.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  4. City Lit basketry course: advanced

    Course Date: Fri 25 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For learners experienced in a wide range of basketry techniques, this is a new course to build develop your skills. You will be introduced to some new techniques and emphasis will be placed on self directed study and developing a personal portfolio of work. This course is suitable for those experienced in a wide range of basketry techniques and who have completed the City Lit basketry course or have equivalent skills. These will be discussed at a pre-enrolment interview.
    Full fee: £999.00
    Senior fee: £799.00
    Concession: £609.00

  5. City Lit advanced calligraphy

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 5 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Step into calligraphy with this two term course. Learn techniques and develop essential skills for using tools and materials to produce beautiful work. The course will cover specialist skills-based training in calligraphy and design, blending traditional skills with an introduction to the latest trends in calligraphy and the design world. An exciting, challenging, indepth introduction for beginners.
    Full fee: £1,399.00
    Senior fee: £1,399.00
    Concession: £853.00

  6. Paul Serrao

    City Lit advanced visual communications

    Course Date: Mon 5 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This advanced course will help you improve your skills in creative design and visual communications in its broadest sense, for print-based and on-line delivery, working with text, image, medium and message across traditional and digital media.
    Full fee: £1,299.00
    Senior fee: £1,039.00
    Concession: £792.00

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