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- Oil painting: focus on light and shadeCourse start date: Fri 1 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Luke JonesThis oil painting course takes inspiration from the moody and luminous imagery of classic Film Noir such as ‘The Third Man’. Students will explore composition, tonal transition and contrast to enhance their pleasure in oil painting and create strong and powerful paintings.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £115.00
- Artists eye: painting impressionism, surrealism, fauvism and pointillismCourse start date: Tue 5 Jul 2022
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Kate HardyModule three - Artist’s Eye: Painting Art movements. Post Impressionism, Surrealism, Fauvism, and Pointillism.
Develop your painti ng skillswith reference to contemporary and historical artists in this four week course.
We will make paintings inspired by artists who were key members of art movements, be guided by their choices of subject matter, and learn their methods of paint application, colour mixing and composition.
Acrylic paint can be used for all projects. This short course can be taken alone or in conjunction with the other modules.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £66.00
- Ways into abstract paintingCourse start date: Tue 3 May 2022 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mario Lautier VellaEncounter different approaches to making abstract paintings while developing your skills in using a variety of painting materials. With reference to the work of abstract artists explore the visual language common to both representation and abstraction, eg. colour, composition, tone and paint application.
- Introduction to jewellery makingCourse start date: Fri 15 Jul 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Louise Seijen Ten HoornDiscover metal jewellery making techniques to create a piece of jewellery. You will be introduced to the basic
processes of forging, texturing, soldering and cutting out shapes in metal. You will learn how to create a ring to the
correct finger size.
- Fine art photography digital printing with Adobe PhotoshopCourse start date: Tue 21 Mar 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Photography StudioTutors: Dominic HarrisWant to give your portfolio or exhibition prints the professional edge? This hands-on course will guide you in printing top-quality inkjet (or giclee) prints as used by fine art photographers. Get to grips with Adobe Photoshop and our top-of-the-range Epson photo printers, and experiment with different paper types and inks.Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £91.00
- Drawing and painting from the imaginationCourse start date: Tue 1 Nov 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Clare Barton-HarveyExplore the role of the imagination in painting and drawing. Develop a toolkit of methods for stimulating, sustaining and enriching your imaginative engagement through a series of guided practical painting and drawing exercises.
The aim of the course is to investigate the role of the imagination in drawing and painting and to explore new ways of seeing and experiencing the world around us.Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £127.00 Concession £97.00
- Drawing 1Course start date: Tue 27 Sep 2022 (and 8 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Brian SayersExplore 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.
- Pottery: evening courseCourse start date: Tue 26 Apr 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Brigit ConnollyFor those with previous experience who want to work towards their own goals, or for beginners who want to learn hand-building and throwing processes. We'll also cover glazing and surface decoration.
- Carving in woodCourse start date: Tue 26 Apr 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Alexandra HarleyHave you ever fancied having a go at sculpting in wood? Or perhaps you are experienced at it but would like expert guidance to develop your ideas? This comprehensive course encourages wood carvers of all levels to bring along their ideas and see how they can be developed. You will learn how to make models of your designs, upscale and transpose these, and use professional carving tools to produce beautiful pieces in wood.
- Photography for beginnersCourse start date: Tue 13 Sep 2022 (and 9 other dates)
Location on this date: Photography StudioTutors: Ed GregoryAlways 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.Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
- Etching for beginnersCourse start date: Tue 13 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kath CastilloAn exciting introduction to the basic processes and principles of etching. Using zinc plate, create beau-tiful images with line, texture and tone, and experiment with printing your image in both mono-chrome and colour.Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £116.00
- Designing textiles using Photoshop III: expanding personal projectsCourse start date: Tue 13 Sep 2022
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Kirsty KirkpatrickThis short intermediate course will improve your Adobe Photoshop pattern tiling skills while learning new basic vector drawing skills in Adobe illustrator. We will improve on creating narratives for print design using multiple motifs and storytelling. Not suitable for beginners. You will need your own access the Adobe Creative Suite on your Mac or PC before class.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
- 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 printmaking techniquesCourse start date: Mon 27 Jun 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anne-Marie FosterThis fast-paced course reveals the main processes used to make fine art prints. You will learn both relief and intaglio methods. For beginners and those with limited experience who want to discover how printmaking techniques actually work. An ideal way to start printmaking.Full fee £259.00 Senior fee £207.00 Concession £168.00
- Photography studio lightingCourse start date: Thu 15 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Photography StudioTutors: Ed GregoryLearn about photographic studio practice and lighting. An introduction to using studio flash, 'hot' (tungsten) and ‘cold’ (fluorescent & LED) lights to enhance your portrait and still life photography.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
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