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
- Introduction to illustrationCourse start date: Thu 20 Apr 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Adam GraffIf 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 £329.00
- Introduction to drawing cartoonsCourse start date: Fri 2 Jun 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Stephen MarchantEnter the world of cartoons and bring your ideas to life working through a series of fun exercises with a professional cartoonist and tutor. You will learn how to create cartoon characters, draw simple but effective backgrounds, and even create your own comic strip story. Suitable for beginners wishing to study cartooning and for those who have already made tentative steps toward becoming a comic strip artist.Full fee £239.00
- Graphic design for beginnersCourse start date: Mon 5 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Pam WilliamsThis introduction to graphic design will guide you through a series of creative exercises that focus on the basic design principles, enabling you to create exciting visual solutions by learning to take risks and push your ideas forward.Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
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