Portfolio Preparation Courses for Art College - Online & in London

Ideal for beginners and experienced students, these fast paced courses give you a taste of the range of disciplines within art and design, including drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, sculpture, graphics, illustration, furniture and 3D design. You can study these portfolio programmes individually, or as a structured sequence of courses. The art and design portfolio and mixed media and drawing portfolio are ideal for preparing a body of diverse personal work in art and design for application to the foundation diploma or other courses offered here at City Lit.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.

  1. Art and design portfolio projects

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your personal creative language by exploring different concepts in art and design through a range of inspiring short projects. Projects will involve the exploration of human form, the effects of colour, light and layout in art and design, and visual communication through 2D and 3D methods.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £369.00
    Senior fee: £295.00
    Concession: £225.00

  2. Art and creative thinking with Rod Judkins

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 17 Jan 2021 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Art 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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  3. Preparing for art college: a practical guide

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 26 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Build a wide-ranging portfolio of artwork either to boost your artistic growth or in support of an application to an art college course such as a foundation.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £379.00
    Senior fee: £379.00
    Concession: £231.00

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