Graphic Design, Illustration & Animation Courses in London

From comic books to typography, our graphic design and illustration courses cover a wide range of subjects and cater to for all levels. Our courses are taught by passionate and expert teachers, and take place in the evenings, daytimes and at weekends.

Many of our digital and design students can now take advantage of our state-of-the-art Digital and Design Lab.

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

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  1. Animation intensive

    Course Date: Mon 27 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Throw yourself into the world of stop motion animation on this intensive practical course. Explore a range of materials and techniques to produce exciting drawn, cut out and 3D animation sequences. Invaluable for your show reel.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  2. Children's book illustration: summer workshop

    Course Date: Mon 3 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy exploring the world of children's book illustration on this intensive practical four day course. Learn techniques in developing ideas and creating exciting images in the context of the current children's book market. Please note, there will be some offsite drawing which will involve walking, standing and/or sitting for long periods. Please bring footwear for comfortable walking and you may wish to bring a portable sketchbook stool.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  3. Adobe After Effects for beginners: for video and animation

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 4 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to use Adobe After Effects to create complex animation, characters, titles or motion graphics. Enhance and transform your video projects. Develop key skills in animation and compositing for professional or home video work.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  4. Start drawing comic books

    Course Date: Mon 10 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the process of writing and drawing comic books and develop skills in planning, creating and drawing effective comic book pages. On this practical course you'll plan a graphic story and execute one finished page.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  5. Start Botanical illustration

    Course Date: Wed 12 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Botanical illustration is both an art form and a means of scientific engagement. Learn about depicting form, colour and differences in plant species with precision and detail on this studio and location-based course.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  6. Graphic design and illustration: stage 1

    Graphic design and illustration: stage 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 16 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you interested in graphic design, illustration or both? Want to explore this further? For those with little or no experience and an enthusiasm for visual communication and graphic image.

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    Full fee: £379.00
    Senior fee: £379.00
    Concession: £231.00

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