- 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
- Cyanotype printmaking in a dayCourse start date: Sat 2 Jul 2022 (and 6 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
- Introduction to prop making for film, TV, theatre and displayCourse start date: Sat 17 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Wendy ChandlerDo you ever dream of conjuring up the props for Harry Potter, Doctor Who or West End musicals? Are you interested in a career in window display? On this course you will explore techniques used by professionals to produce effective props and sets. Get hands-on experience of sculpting, fabricating, mould making, casting and using paint effects. Learn about the demands of the industry from specialist tutors, and have a go at translating your own ideas into 3D.Full fee £609.00 Senior fee £487.00 Concession £396.00
- Introduction to painting still-lifeCourse start date: Sat 17 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Amanda BrackenLearn the essentials of Still-life painting from paint handling and colour theory to composition.
Dedicate some time to developing your painting in a series of controlled steps. Learn to select and prepare surfaces and materials, build a composition around a still-life and make supplementary studies to guide your colour application. For absolute beginners.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
- Life painting for beginnersCourse start date: Mon 19 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony HullThis short course is a great introduction to painting directly from the nude model. Using simple projects, you will
explore different ways to represent the human form in paint, with encouraging, helpful guidance from an experienced tutor. Suitable for absolute beginners.Full fee £269.00 Senior fee £215.00 Concession £175.00
- Japanese woodcut printmaking techniquesCourse start date: Tue 20 Sep 2022 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Carol Justin WilhideAn introduction to the beautiful and delicate printmaking world of Japanese Woodcut. Explore this water based, non-toxic process and build an appreciation for the handmade. You will learn how to design, carve and make a multi-coloured print. Beginners welcome.Full fee £329.00 Senior fee £263.00 Concession £214.00
- Saturday portraiture studioCourse start date: Sat 24 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Luke JonesAn opportunity to paint and draw from the live model under the guidance of an experienced tutor in portraiture. Helpful technical aspects will be explored and as the course progresses also ideas in portraiture, for example, how we convey atmosphere and tell a story in a portrait.Full fee £269.00 Senior fee £215.00 Concession £175.00
- City Lit Advanced textile art courseCourse start date: Sat 21 Nov 2020 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Louise Baldwin, Lara Hailey, Rosie James, Polly PollockTake your textiles to another level with this stimulating two year advanced course. Open up new perspectives for your work as you explore a range of technical and visual research methods in response to a theme. These will include approaches to drawing, contextual studies, mixed media, dye and print, stitch and constructed textiles. You will be guided and supported throughout by regular tutorials and workshops that stretch your individual textile practice. The course will culminate in a public exhibition at the end of year two.Full fee £2,699.00 Senior fee £2,159.00 Concession £1,889.00
- 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.
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