Art & design - KS - Keeley Street

Art & Design Courses - Online & in London  

Explore new and exciting subjects within a range of art and design disciplines, develop your skill set, get the support required to change career or launch yourself as a freelance artist or designer. All this and more delivered through our practical and engaging art and design courses at City Lit.

Our range of part-time, weekend and evening art and design classes are taught by successful artists and practitioners to ensure you get the skills, knowledge and experience you want and deserve. From experimental painting and drawing to contemporary jewellery making, there is sure to be a course for you. Study from 1 day to 2 years, whether you are a complete beginner or a practising artist preparing for an MA. Our courses are designed with you in mind, so you get to spend more time doing what you love. 

Set a new goal, start your next creative adventure with City Lit and let us support you to realise your ambitions.

Some 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 visual.arts@citylit.ac.uk or call us on 020 7492 2700, Monday to Friday between 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm.

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  1. Expressive colour drawing with mixed media
    Course start date:  Mon 23 May 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Ute Kreyman
    Use mixed media and colour to enrich your understanding of drawing; engage with different drawing techniques and materials, collage, mono print, simple models of spaces and a short introduction to colour theory.



    All levels welcome.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £115.00
  2. Drawing: focus on contemporary techniques and approaches
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 26 May 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Eleanor Bedlow
    Take your drawing into exciting new directions – build on your existing skills and discover new ways of working. For intermediate students with some drawing experience who would like to explore experimental drawing techniques and develop their own ideas in drawing. A chance to extend your own drawing projects guided by our expert tutor and practising artist, with reference to the work of artists using drawing in the wider art world today.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £115.00
  3. Jewellery: raising repousee and fold-forming
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 27 May 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rebecca Ilett
    Learn the traditional techniques of repousse (pushed metal) and fold forming. You will learn the basics of the traditional method of creating a raised design or pattern using punches and hammers to form flat sheet and explore the use of single and multiple folds in sheet metal to help you create your own 3-dimensional forms. Emphasis will be on experimentation of the demonstrated techniques with copper, as the organic processes create a wide variety of unique results.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £121.00
  4. A short introduction to model animation
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 31 May 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Stephanie Griffiths
    Traditional model animation is more popular than ever. On this short practical course you will learn how to create and animate engaging and effective puppets and create an exciting short animated sequence for your showreel.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £109.00
  5. Adobe Photoshop: stage 1
    Course start date:  Mon 6 Jun 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Michael Harding
    Learn about the potential and possibilities available to you when using Adobe Photoshop,and develop some practical skill and knowledge.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £100.00
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  6. Introduction to design and model making
    Course start date:  Wed 8 Jun 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Ro Sylvester
    An introduction to three dimensional model making, from a variety of simple materials to support design development. This course has applications for all 3D disciplines: interior design, architecture, model making, product design, animation and photographic/art projects.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £115.00
  7. Sculpture: personal project
    Course start date:  Fri 10 Jun 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Annie Attridge
    Realise your personal project in 3D. Come with an idea and you will be supported through your making to a final



    piece. Learn how to structure your idea from inspiration to reality. Ideal for students with previous experience or



    students who may need extra workshop time and guidance to complete a project.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £121.00
  8. Drawing: focus on abstract approaches and techniques
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Jun 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Suzanne Caines
    Move away from 'realistic' observational drawing and experience exciting new visual techniques using mark making, line, form, colour, texture and much more. Enjoy a series of practical exercises that explore different approaches to abstraction, working in new ways and making it work for you.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £115.00
  9. Perspective drawing for artists and designers
    Course start date:  Mon 20 Jun 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Amanda Bracken
    Explore the practical and creative use of perspective through a series of lively exercises. For beginners, 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 £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £115.00
  10. Mixed media drawing and collage
    Course start date:  Fri 29 Apr 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Ruth Brison
    Explore mixed-media techniques and composition using drawing, painting and collage. Looking at artists' work and developing personal themes, you will experiment with materials, processes and image making. Some drawing experience would be an advantage.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £115.00
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  11. Adobe InDesign: stage 2
    Course start date:  Thu 30 Jun 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gita Hahn
    Develop intermediate desktop publishing skills using InDesign. Construct and lay out a multi column, multi page document. Work with text to create, apply and import styles, set up and apply master pages and learn good working practices.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £95.00
  12. Oil painting: focus on light and shade
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 1 Jul 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    This oil painting course takes inspiration from the moody and luminous imagery of classic Film Noir such as ‘The Third Man’. Students will explore composition, tonal transition and contrast to enhance their pleasure in oil painting and create strong and powerful paintings.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £115.00
  13. Cut, stab and etch: printmaking with linocuts
    Course start date:  Fri 29 Apr 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lisa Cradduck
    Cut, stab and etch your way to dynamic blocks and exciting prints. Practical instruction in both traditional and inventive linocut techniques, including the reduction method developed by Picasso, multiple block printing and Polish dot linocut.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £121.00
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  14. Introduction to jewellery making
    Course start date:  Tue 26 Apr 2022 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Learn the basic processes and techniques for working in metal so that you can make simple items of jewellery. For beginners or students with some experience as a refresher.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £115.00
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  15. Calligraphy: Spencerian Scripts
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 18 Jul 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Veiko Kespersaks
    Learn how to use a pointed pen for writing in copperplate hand. Spencerian script developed from the English Cursive and stands out for its delicately shaded lowercase and prominent capitals. With very intense shadows, obtained with a pointed pen, it is famous for its fine lines, hand-made quality and romantic overtones. Suitable for both beginners and improvers, left and right handers.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £179.00 Concession £179.00

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