Collage & Mixed Media Courses - Online & in London

Using a wide range of mixed media our courses examine the relevance of collage today, its routes through history and its creative potential.

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.

  1. Collage online workshop: colour and shape

    Course Date: Tue 2 Feb 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This short online contemporary collage course will explore the possibilities of working with collage and mixed media – from creating simple, striking forms through to more experimental pieces that combine materials and techniques. Discover how collage has inspired a number of artists and how you to make it work exciting and dynamic work for you and others.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £55.00

  2. drawing and painting from the imagination

    Drawing and painting from the imagination

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 16 Feb 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Explore drawing and painting from the imagination and develop a toolkit of methods for stimulating your imagination and sustaining your imaginative engagement in drawing and painting. The aim of the course is to investigate the role of the imagination in drawing and painting and to explore new ways of seeing and experiencing the world around us.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £95.00

  3. looking at artists: focus on collage and papercutting

    New
    Course Date: Thu 25 Feb 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    As part of our ‘looking at artists’ series, this short online course will introduce you to artists who use collage and papercutting techniques in representational and abstract works. Be inspired by the creative works of Henri Matisse, John Piper, and Rob Ryan and explore how these techniques are approached and you can start to develop personal experimental samples in collage and papercutting.

    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

  4. Collage online workshop: patterns and textures

    Course Date: Tue 9 Mar 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Cutting, pasting, layering, rubbing, ripping and more – experiment with this exciting online contemporary collage course, exploring various techniques to create a variety of figurative and abstract collage pieces from raw materials in your own home.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £55.00

  5. Contemporary collage projects: stage 3

    Course Date: Thu 15 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The final course in a year long set of collage and mixed media projects designed to experiment with and examine the interplay between the two and three dimensions.It is possible to join the course at any three stages or complete all three stages over the year should you wish. We will be working with a wide range of materials, on and off the wall, extending our pictorial practice into the realm of collage, painting, drawing, assemblage, bricolage, decoupage, photomontage, small scale constructions, printing and text within the context of mixed media.

    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: £529.00
    Senior fee: £423.00
    Concession: £323.00

  6. draw, paint, print

    Draw, paint, print

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 15 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    On this experimental course, you will draw, paint and print in often unfamiliar ways in order to catch the unexpected. Through experimentation and reflection, you will collate a personal collection of work. .

    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: £319.00
    Senior fee: £255.00
    Concession: £160.00

  7. exploring watercolour and mixed media

    Exploring watercolour and mixed media

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 18 Apr 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Watercolour has a rich tradition - this course will explore the more experimental ways of using this pleasurable medium and will present new possibilities for producing exciting new work with mixed media. Make inventive combinations of media to draw from your own found imagery, photographs and sketches.

    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: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £115.00

  8. Mixed media and drawing projects 2

    Course Date: Thu 22 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Mixed Media and drawing projects 2 is the secondary and concluding part of this exciting mixed media course, however you are able to enrol onto either or both if possible. This course will continue to introduce you to a wide range of different projects and build upon those developing ideas with continued access to working within observational and life drawing, collage, mono-printing, 3 dimensional constructions and painting. This course will end with you having an exciting portfolio of personal, creative work.



    Please note that if you are a progressing student from mixed media and drawing projects 1 (VB640A) you will have the opportunity to continue developing your ideas in greater depth alongside being introduced to new projects.

    This course is FREE if a) you live in London and your job is at risk of redundancy or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit) and your monthly take home pay is less than £343. For more information click here

    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: £629.00
    Senior fee: £503.00
    Concession: £315.00

  9. Mixed media drawing and collage

    Mixed media drawing and collage

    Course Date: Fri 23 Apr 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.

    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: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £95.00

  10. Contemporary collage and mixed media

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 1 May 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A short experimental course to explore and combine a variety of collage techniques using found images, drawing, painting and paper to create unexpectedly beautiful or powerful images. Suitable for beginners.

    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: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £125.00

  11. Start contemporary collage and mixed media

    Course Date: Fri 18 Jun 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore and combine a variety of collage techniques using found images, drawing, painting and paper to create unexpectedly beautiful or powerful images in this experimental beginners workshop.

    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: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £55.00

  12. Contemporary collage and mixed media: intensive

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 26 Jul 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A short experimental course to explore and combine a variety of collage techniques using found images, drawing, painting and paper to create unexpectedly beautiful or powerful images. Suitable for beginners.

    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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £75.00

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