- Adobe InDesign: stage 1Course start date: Wed 5 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gita HahnAdobe InDesign is the key desktop publishing software used to create posters, flyers, brochures, magazines and books. On this stage 1 course you'll learn how to plan and design a publication, construct simple advertisements and lay out a multi-column page.
- Cut, stab and etch: printmaking with linocutsCourse start date: Fri 16 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lisa CradduckCut, stab and etch your way to dynamic blocks and exciting prints. Practical instruction in both traditional and inventive linocut printmaking techniques, including the reduction method developed by Picasso, multiple block printing and Polish dot linocut.
- Painting 2Course start date: Thu 20 Oct 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Amanda BrackenCovers themes similar to those in 'Painting course 1', but in more depth and with a stronger emphasis on experimentation. Suitable if you already have some experience in painting. Basic materials included.
- Drawing 1Course start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ruth BrisonExplore the creative possibilities of drawing, gain confidence and broaden your expectations and understanding. Learn and develop key drawing concepts: function of line, tone, texture, form, composition and mark making through a carefully structured approach.
- Draw, paint, printCourse start date: Wed 21 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mary WintourOn 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. .
- Contemporary printmaking studio: focus on courage to playCourse start date: Mon 9 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Thomas GosebruchExplore and develop personal work using traditional printmaking methods with a contemporary approach. Techniques covered include drypoint, etching, linocut, collagraphy and photo etching. All levels of experience welcome. Beginners will follow a step-by-step introduction to a range of processes; those with experience can develop personal projects with expert guidance.Full fee £749.00 Senior fee £599.00 Concession £487.00
- Drawing 2Course start date: Mon 9 Jan 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Brian SayersDevelop your knowledge of basic drawing skills and concepts, work with a range of media and approaches, and explore various artists' drawings. Produce exciting and personal images, and build confidence in tackling more complex drawings.
- Painting 1Course start date: Fri 16 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kim ScoullerPainting 1 offers an introduction to the basic principles and skills associated with painting. Focus on differing approaches to observational and imaginative work, whilst learning how to organise a palette, mix colours and create different textures.
- Introduction to sculptureCourse start date: Sun 18 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Alexandra Harley, Andrew Revell, Ro Sylvester, Shelley WilsonThe ultimate introduction to sculpture at City Lit. In each class of this five-day hands-on course you will be introduced to a different sculptural technique and material, by a tutor who is a specialist in that area. This will provide you with a showcase of our sculpture facilities and teaching talent at City Lit. This course is perfect for beginners who want to try out a range of sculptural processes, perhaps to find your area of interest for further study.
- Jewellery making: all levelsCourse start date: Mon 19 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kevin StevensonEver wanted to turn your hand to making your own jewellery? If you have done it before, would you like to hone your skills with a professional tutor? Whatever your level, come and practise making jewellery to your own designs, whether you are picking up the basics of cutting, forming and texturing, or taking your designs to the next level with more complex approaches like chain making.
- Calligraphy: modern copperplateCourse start date: Mon 16 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Veiko KespersaksLearn how to write elegant letterforms using a pointed pen with ink. Once you have learnt how to write a basic copperplate alphabet, we will begin breaking the rules of traditional calligraphy to find a style that is all your own. The course is suitable for beginners as well as improvers, and both left-handers and right-handers.
- Metal sculpture all levelsCourse start date: Mon 16 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Andrew RevellLearn the techniques required in making sculptural/functional objects in steel: cutting, bending, welding and joining
small scale metal. Please bring ideas, inspiration and scrap metal. For beginners or those with some prior experience.
- Photography projects: developing studio practiceCourse start date: Mon 30 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Blended (learn both online and in-person)This course is a natural follow on from City Lit photography projects VY844 & VY878.
You will work on a self-set project for the length of the course.
This course will be delivered online and in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £589.00 Senior fee £471.00 Concession £383.00
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