Drawing Techniques & Processes in London
Drawing underpins all art disciplines, and at City Lit, we offer a range of creative, hands-on Drawing courses to suit all levels of student experience from beginners to more experienced students and to encourage creativity and development of drawing skills for all.
Our courses are taught by professional artists who bring their wealth of experience and their specialist knowledge to enrich the student experience and to help students progress into their chosen art discipline while putting the subject into a historical and contemporary context.
Courses range from Start Drawing - for absolute beginners, through Drawing 1 and Drawing 2 for further development of skills and knowledge, and on to specialist drawing skills courses, where students can further explore more experimental and expressive skills in their own drawing projects.
For more information about courses available, please contact our Visual Arts team on email@example.com
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- Drawing from plants and flowersCourse start date: Mon 15 Jan 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Steve WrightMake wonderful drawings in colour and black and white from a range of flowers and plants. Taking the rich and varied history of drawing plants and flowers in different traditions for inspiration. Working with the expressive and colourful medium of both soft and oil pastels, you will respond to the colours and textures of plants and flowers. Suitable for all levels, this course involves making composition studies, leading up to a final, larger, more resolved piece.
- Drawing 1Course start date: Mon 15 Jan 2024 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Eleanor BedlowExplore the creative possibilities of drawing, gain confidence and broaden your expectations and understanding. Learn and develop key drawing concepts: function of line, tone, texture, form, composition and mark making through a carefully structured approach.
- Drawing: colour pastel techniquesCourse start date: Mon 15 Jan 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ro SylvesterExplore the versatility and rich colours of this beautiful drawing and painting medium. Through practical exercises, discover its potential to create a variety of surface effects and its suitability for sketching and outdoor colour work.Full fee £189.00
- Drawing 2Course start date: Wed 17 Jan 2024 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ruth BrisonDevelop your knowledge of basic drawing skills and concepts, work with a range of media and approaches, and explore various artists' drawings. Produce exciting and personal images, and build confidence in tackling more complex drawings.
- Drawing for beginnersCourse start date: Sun 21 Jan 2024 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Joe RichardsonExplore traditional and less traditional methods of drawing simple objects. Using structured activities, we will introduce key concepts such as line, tone, composition and mark making. Ideal if you have little or no drawing experience; a great way to learn the basics or prepare for longer courses.Full fee £119.00
- Drawing 3Course start date: Thu 25 Jan 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Andrea VoiseyExplore a range of materials and challenging approaches to develop your creative potential in drawing, informed by artists contexts. Building on your previous experience, develop your observational drawing skills for greater accuracy and complexity as well as learning to manipulate composition, surface and mark-making to create dynamic, expressive drawings.Full fee £409.00 Senior fee £327.00 Concession £266.00
- Museum drawing at homeCourse start date: Tue 30 Jan 2024
Location on this date: OnlineIn this fun filled sketchbook based course, you will recreate the experience of museum drawing within your own home. Create your own museum archive with personal possessions and found items forming the collection. You will be introduced to and explore variety of drawing media and techniques as you document your home musuem.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
- Looking at artists: drawing and markmakingCourse start date: Thu 1 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Lara MantellA beginners chance to explore artists use of mark-making and texture to convey ideas, place and emotions. Experiment with techniques using black ink, pencil and charcoal, and create a unique collection of drawing references.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £39.00
- Drawing: ink and wash techniquesCourse start date: Fri 2 Feb 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Jack DuplockThe immediacy and versatility of ink and wash is perfect for those sketching on location, for designers and for students interested in watercolour techniques. Take the opportunity to explore the basic techniques of this exciting process.Full fee £189.00
- 50 drawings in a dayCourse start date: Fri 16 Feb 2024 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Charles ChambersA high energy programme of directed and self-directed drawing projects, with rapid shifts in materials, scale, subject and focus. Strictly no discards - come ready to play, risk, invent and discuss! For those with some drawing experience.
- Perspective drawing for artists and designersCourse start date: Fri 16 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Amanda BrackenExplore the practical and creative use of perspective through a series of lively exercises. This course will enable you to gain an understanding in the basic principles of creating a perspective drawing to both visualise objects and spaces.Full fee £209.00
- Drawing: charcoal techniquesCourse start date: Tue 19 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Shelley WilsonExplore the creative possibilities that this fragile medium affords. Learn and develop the components of drawing with charcoal’s subtle yet dynamic lines. This is a course for beginners. No experience is necessary.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- Drawing for beginners: intensiveCourse start date: Mon 25 Mar 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Andrea VoiseyLearn and develop basic drawing skills over three intensive days. We will cover key aspects of drawing such as line, tone, composition and mark making. Ideal if you have little or no drawing experience.Full fee £259.00
- Introduction to still-life in pastelsFull fee £259.00 Senior fee £207.00 Concession £168.00
- Drawing from house plants and flowersCourse start date: Tue 7 May 2024
Location on this date: OnlineLose yourself in your own indoor garden and discover the creative possibilities of working from plants and flowers at home. This short online course will encourage you to sue a variety of materials whilst exploring different approaches to working from observation.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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