- Creative arts for bookbinding III: papercuttingCourse start date: Sat 2 Jul 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lara MantellLearn how to manipulate paper into abstract or representational designs. A range of paper cutting and folding techniques encourage you to explore silhouettes, pattern, imagery, colour and scale to develop your own approach. Techniques can be adapted for use in book arts and bookbinding projects to create pages, covers and structures.Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00
- Developing screenprinting: experimental techniquesCourse start date: Wed 6 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Claire HyndsEnjoy being guided through inspirational and experimental screenprinting methods. You'll try a variety of mixed media techniques that will energise and enliven your artwork - a great way to expand your image making practice and your portfolio.Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £146.00
- Try it out: bookbindingCourse start date: Sat 9 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Nesta DaviesDip your fingers into bookbinding. Learn a little about the history, materials and craft of bookbinding while making an attractive binding to take home. A chance to discuss further study in bookbinding at City Lit.
- Developing personal printmaking projectsCourse start date: Thu 14 Jul 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sue Baker KentonCourse project: Explore new ways to create layered contemporary prints with collage, screenprint and photo-litho. Advanced Project: Alternatively, students might choose to work towards the completion of a personal project using different processes.Full fee £389.00 Senior fee £311.00 Concession £237.00
- Sketchbooks: ideas, materials and techniquesCourse start date: Sun 17 Jul 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mario Lautier VellaA fantastic introduction to creative processes using a variety of different media to develop an exciting sketchbook. A sketchbook is a great place to try things out, make mistakes and take risks - all in the nature of experimentation. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some previous drawing experience.Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £91.00
- Introduction to watercolour and mixed mediaCourse start date: Mon 30 May 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anne-Marie FosterWatercolour 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.Full fee £309.00 Senior fee £247.00 Concession £188.00
- Drawing and mindfulness: the art of seeingCourse start date: Sat 23 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Online (other locations are available)Tutors: Clare Barton-HarveyExplore the enriching relationship of drawing and mindfulness and how they can support new ways of seeing and stimulate new directions in your drawing. Suitable for those with experience in mindfulness and/or drawing who wish to re-fresh their practice or stimulate new approaches, as well as enthusiastic beginners.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £42.00
- Flush setting for jewellery makersCourse start date: Sat 30 Jul 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Louise Seijen Ten HoornFor intermediate jewellers. Learn how to set round faceted stones in sheet metal and rings using the traditional flush setting technique. You will practice in copper, before moving on to work in silver. There will also be a chance to make your own flush setting tool.
- Introduction to casting and mould makingCourse start date: Sun 31 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Valerie MerloBreak the mould - try your hand at the techniques of moulding and casting as practised by sculptors, prop-makers and designers. Under the guidance of highly experienced industry professionals in our fully-equipped sculpture studio, explore making plaster and rubber moulds, and how to cast these in plaster of Paris and cement.
- Cyanotype printmaking in a dayCourse start date: Sat 2 Jul 2022 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Adam HogarthCyanotype is a photographic printing process which produces a beautiful deep blue print from a variety of artwork, including drawings, photographs, physical objects or combinations of all of these. All levels welcome.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £89.00
- Picture framing and mounting for beginnersCourse start date: Sat 25 Jun 2022 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Esther HeyhoeLearn picture framing and mounting skills for the home or workplace. Using professional framing tools and equipment you will be taught all the skills you need to work in a busy studio or alternatively how to set up your own small scale practice from home.Full fee £269.00 Senior fee £215.00 Concession £175.00
- Textiles: experimental hand stitchCourse start date: Sat 18 Jun 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Amarjeet NandhraA contemporary approach to hand stitching and embroidery exploring a variety of traditional stitches and techniques.
Create experimental and expressive samples using traditional and non-traditional materials.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- 50 drawings in a dayCourse start date: Fri 8 Jul 2022 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Joe RichardsonA high energy programme of directed and self-directed drawing projects, with rapid shifts in materials, scale, subject and focus. Strictly no discards - come ready to play, risk, invent and discuss! For those with some drawing experience.
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