Visual Communication Courses - Online & in London
At City Lit, our exciting range of visual communication courses will give you a creative insight into working with images and text in an emerging and innovative area. Explore a range of concepts and creative processes, within the areas of graphic design, illustration, children’s book illustration and animation, learning how to produce work visually in a diverse and exciting way.
Working with industry professionals and experienced tutors in our fully equipped design studios, students will have access to everything they need to complete their next creative challenge. Our studios offer space for creativity with all the equipment your need, including Apple Mac computers, Adobe CC software, Wacom tablets, a range of printers and scanners including access to our 3D printing and laser cutting digital suite.
We encourage playful experimentation, working with both analogue and digital tools. Our courses range from drafting story boards and cartoon design to film poster graphics, from typography and magazine layout to printed creative packaging and digital illustrations.
We host exhibitions throughout the year at City Lit Gallery where our students showcase their amazing work.
To arrange a conversation with our Visual communication coordinator about your interests, options and courses available, please contact our Visual Arts team at email@example.com
- Exploring IllustrationCourse start date: Thu 25 Jan 2024
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Rod JudkinsIf you are interested in illustration and would like to explore the subject further, this course will show you a range of new and exciting approaches. You will learn many new techniques, whether you are a complete beginner or someone who would like to refresh their approach. On this practical course you’ll learn the practicalities of what it is to be an illustrator. This is not a computer-based course but there is help and advice with software for those who wish to use it.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £349.00 Senior fee £279.00 Concession £227.00
- Adobe Photoshop: a detailed introductionCourse start date: Mon 19 Feb 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Andrea MarzanoThis 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 ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
- Illustration 2Course start date: Thu 18 Apr 2024
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Rod JudkinsDeveloping illustration techniques builds on from the introduction to illustration course and enables you to expand your illustration skills. You will experiment with a variety of different projects and work towards finding your own unique voice and style within illustration. There will be an exploration into a wide range of different media, materials, processes and techniques.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £349.00
- City Lit Pro: Infographic design with Adobe IllustratorCourse start date: Mon 3 Jun 2024
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Andrea MarzanoCity Lit Pro courses are tailored for accelerated learning for busy people who need to learn key skills for the workplace. On this practical course you will develop your skills in Adobe Illustrator, with a focus on creating infographics to present complex data in a visual, fun, attractive and impactful way to engage your audience.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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