Visual Communication 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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  1. City Lit Pro: Adobe Creative Cloud intensive stage 2

    Course Date: Wed 17 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    City Lit Pro courses provide accelerated learning for busy people who need specific skills for the workplace. This course covers Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign at an intermediate level. You'll learn advanced techniques and efficient workflows to create and manipulate photographs, graphics and page layouts.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £579.00
    Senior fee: £579.00
    Concession: £579.00

  2. Adobe Photoshop: a detailed introduction

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    Course Date: Tue 23 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This course is a solid introduction to Adobe Photoshop and has been designed for students who want to learn the professional and most effective way to use Photoshop from the ground up.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £249.00

  3. City Lit Pro: Adobe Creative Cloud intensive stage 1

    Course Date: Mon 13 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    City Lit Pro courses are tailored for accelerated learning for busy people who need to learn key skills for the workplace. On this Adobe Creative Cloud course, covering Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, you will learn key tools and techniques to develop, deliver and optimise vector graphics, photographic images and page layout and design.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £579.00
    Senior fee: £579.00
    Concession: £579.00

  4. City Lit Pro: Adobe Illustrator intensive

    Course Date: Mon 27 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    A comprehensive introduction to creating vector graphics using Illustrator. Learn how to use the pen tool, shapes, brushes, patterns, live trace and effects and gain experience in techniques and strategies useful to graphic designers and illustrators.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £399.00

  5. City Lit animation course

    City Lit animation course

    Course Date: Tue 20 Oct 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Passionate about animation? Fancy spending a year building skills in traditional and digital animation techniques, taught by professional animators in our fully-equipped studio? This exciting fast-track course is open to all, including beginners, giving you the opportunity to explore both commercial and experimental approaches to animation. A fantastic start to a new career, or simply a chance to pursue your passion with like-minded people.

    See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our Vimeo site

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    Full fee: £2,049.00
    Senior fee: £2,049.00
    Concession: £1,250.00

  6. City Lit graphic design course

    City Lit graphic design course

    Course Date: Wed 21 Oct 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop the skills and techniques you need for professional graphic design practice on this fast-track beginner's course. Using a range of hands-on and digital techniques, you'll undertake traditional, typographic, conceptual and commercial graphic design projects in our fully equipped studio.

    See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our graphic design courses

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    Full fee: £2,149.00
    Senior fee: £1,719.00
    Concession: £1,311.00

  7. City Lit children's book illustration course

    City Lit children's book illustration course

    Course Date: Fri 23 Oct 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This intensive, three-term course is ideal for artists and illustrators keen to explore the world of children's book illustration in depth and develop a portfolio of work. Collect reference material, generate ideas and characters, and explore image making in the context of the current children's book market.

    See what you could create –
    view a selection of work made on our children’s book illustration courses

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    Full fee: £2,149.00
    Senior fee: £1,719.00
    Concession: £1,311.00

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