Art & Design Courses in London
City Lit Art & Design offers the most diverse range of part-time, weekend and evening courses in London, taught by successful artists and practitioners. Rated ‘outstanding’ in our last government inspection our art classes include some of the most popular subjects in London; from photography, fashion and textiles, drawing and painting, print, graphic design, interior design and garden design courses, just to name a few. Whether you are a complete beginner or a practising artist, we are sure we have an art course for you!
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Course Date: Wed 19 Jun 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDuring the 19th century female painters and sculptors gained greater prominence, although a career in art was still challenging for women artists. In this course we examine their work and how such progress was achieved. #arthistory #womeninart #impressionism #preraphaelites.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £103.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Wed 19 Jun 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop your embroidery skills in both hand and machine stitching. Create a range of samples, learn how to transfer designs to cloth, explore design ideas, experiment with fabrics and threads.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £229.00Concession: £140.00
Course Date: Thu 20 Jun 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAn introduction to the beautiful process of oil painting. Learn how to start a painting, organise a palette, mix colours and create texture using a range of techniques and exercises inspired by artists.Full fee: £179.00Senior fee: £179.00Concession: £109.00
Course Date: Thu 20 Jun 2019 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCut, 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: £189.00Senior fee: £189.00Concession: £115.00
Course Date: Fri 21 Jun 2019 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA fun, relaxed and shorter life drawing class better suited for people coming straight from work. You
will be able to work from a variety of models, in a range of materials and with different poses.Full fee: £109.00Senior fee: £109.00Concession: £109.00
Course Date: Fri 21 Jun 2019 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioAlways playing around with creative photographic ideas? Fancy some expert guidance on developing your ideas into a proper project? Come and experiment with ideas and techniques, whether you're photographing people, landscape, still-life or other genres. Develop a project from start to finish, learning both the theory and practicalities of planning, editing, printing and presentation.Full fee: £239.00Senior fee: £191.00Concession: £146.00
Course Date: Mon 24 Jun 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore drawing and printing in the studio, before digitising and manipulating your designs using Photoshop. Suitable for students with a creative background. Photoshop experience preferred but not essential.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Tue 25 Jun 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop your confidence and practical skills in drawing the figure from observation. Study a variety of formal and expressive drawing approaches to increase your skills in rendering the proportions and structure of the human figure.Full fee: £189.00Senior fee: £189.00Concession: £115.00
Course Date: Tue 25 Jun 2019 (and 21 other dates)
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioAlways wondered what half the buttons on your camera actually do? Discover how to use them properly and produce impressive photographs, even as a complete beginner. Gain useful technical knowledge and get expert creative guidance in easy-to-understand language. An ideal first step before enrolling on our intermediate courses.
See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses.Full fee: £339.00Senior fee: £339.00Concession: £207.00
Course Date: Thu 27 Jun 2019 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIn this continuation of editing with Premiere we look at more advanced editing tools like trimming and motion properties and turn our attention to some of the core principles that govern narrative structure.Full fee: £309.00Senior fee: £247.00Concession: £188.00
Course Date: Sat 29 Jun 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetUsing a wide range of mixed media, examine the relevance of collage today, its routes through history and its creative potential. Practical workshops include: found object and paper collage, assemblage, image transformation, metamorphosis and text.Full fee: £329.00Senior fee: £329.00Concession: £201.00
Course Date: Sun 30 Jun 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore, experiment and express your digital creativity using Photoshop.Full fee: £409.00Senior fee: £409.00Concession: £409.00
Course Date: Fri 5 Jul 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetNeed some help developing your children’s picture book? An opportunity to develop your ideas towards a format for presenting to publishers. All levels welcome.
See what you could create –.
view a selection of work made on our children’s book illustration coursesFull fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £199.00
Course Date: Mon 15 Jul 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe aim of the course is to generate a series of graphic design projects, free up your designing style, use of materials and techniques keeping productivity fluid and open.
This is invaluable for rebooting your creative responses to briefs.Full fee: £259.00Senior fee: £207.00Concession: £158.00
Course Date: Wed 17 Jul 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetRandom weave basketry techniques worked together with felting processes can be used to investigate and explore relationships between internal and extrenal space, structure and surface. For complete beginners, and students with experience of basketry and/or felting.Full fee: £169.00Senior fee: £169.00Concession: £169.00
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