Art & design foundation & portfolio preparation
Essential for anyone wanting to apply to art school, university or enrich their own practice of art and design. Our foundation, fine art and portfolio preparation courses offer you the opportunity to explore and discover your own potential as an artist.
You can now study in the comfort of your home with our online courses.
For a limited time you can enjoy 20% off our online courses with a start date from 1 September 2020 using discount code: NEWONLINE. (Terms & Conditions apply )
To participate in online classes you will need an email address, a reliable internet connection, a computer/laptop/tablet with fully updated browser (preferably Google Chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera. Many classes use Google Classroom.
The tutors on our courses will focus on your development as an individual, whatever your background or age. The courses run part-time and are popular with working adults or those returning to education. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
Course Date: Tue 4 Aug 2020
Location on this date: OnlineGain practical experience and taste the range of disciplines within art and design, including drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, graphics, illustration, and 3D design. This face paced summer course is ideal for beginners and experienced students preparing a body of diverse personal work and ideal for portfolio preparation for an art foundation course here at City Lit or beyond.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee: £379.00Senior fee: £379.00Concession: £258.00
Course Date: Sun 27 Sep 2020 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineArt 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.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £99.00Concession: £99.00
Course Date: Thu 1 Oct 2020
Location on this date: OnlineDiscover the work of prominent modern and contemporary women artists from the early twentieth century to the present, looking at the political and social transformations reflected in the artworks.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee: £249.00Senior fee: £249.00Concession: £152.00
Course Date: Tue 5 Jan 2021
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis exciting course is a chance to develop key creative skills and approaches to art and design in 2D, 3D, life drawing and critical studies. If you complete stage 1 successfully you'll be able to progress onto stage 2 of the formal Foundation Diploma in Art & Design. Please note that the course runs for two days (10.00 - 17.00) per week. Students are able to choose between studying on Tuesdays and Wednesdays OR Wednesdays and Fridays. In addition to the two days a week there will be six evening sessions (18:00 - 20:30) on Wednesday evenings.Full fee: £749.00Senior fee: £599.00Concession: £225.00
Course Date: Mon 28 Sep 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetYou will be required to attend for three days per week (10.30 - 16.30). The days of the week you attend will vary according to your choice of specialist subjects. Please contact us for additional information.
The course fee is £5521, inclusive of an upfront material fee of £100.
If you’re unable to pay the course fee upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learning Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the cost, repayable after the course ends.
If you choose to apply for a Loan, an amount of £300 is payable on enrolment, this includes a deposit of £200 secure your place (refundable after you complete the course) and the material fee of £100.
You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans.
The course fee is £5421. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. A deposit of £200 is also payable to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans
For more information, please call Art and design (pre 1920) on 020 7492 2700/2703.Full fee: £5,521.00Senior fee: £5,521.00Concession: £5,521.00
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