- 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
- Adobe Photoshop: a detailed introductionCourse start date: Sat 2 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Andrea MarzanoThis course is a solid introduction to Adobe Photoshop and has been designed for students who want to learn the professional and most effective way to use Photoshop from the ground up.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £100.00
- Cut, stab and etch: printmaking with linocutsCourse start date: Thu 7 Jul 2022 (and 4 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 techniques, including the reduction method developed by Picasso, multiple block printing and Polish dot linocut.
- City Lit Pro: Adobe Photoshop intensiveCourse start date: Fri 8 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Christine RobertsonCity Lit Pro courses are tailored for accelerated learning for busy people who need to learn key skills for the workplace. On this practical course you will develop your skills in Adobe Photoshop, with a focus on learning to input, create, manipulate and enhance images and photographs for use in print and on the Web.
- Digital printmaking techniques: laser-cutting for printCourse start date: Fri 8 Jul 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gareth Berwyn, Clark KeatleyLaser-cut is a way to engrave intricate hand drawn designs, photographic imagery or text into plywood blocks, which you will then take into printmaking. This course combines digital and traditional print processes to offer a new take on the art of woodcut.Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £127.00 Concession £80.00
- Ways into abstract paintingCourse start date: Fri 15 Jul 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 still-life in pastelsCourse start date: Fri 15 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ro SylvesterExplore a variety of techniques and approaches to making a still-life in pastels. Learn how to mix pastels on paper, choose suitable materials and supports to allow you to create a finished pastel drawing.Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £140.00
- 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 26 Jul 2022 (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
- City Lit Pro: Adobe Illustrator intensiveCourse start date: Fri 29 Jul 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gita HahnCity Lit Pro courses provide accelerated learning for busy people who need specific skills for the workplace. On this intensive and fast-paced course you'll learn the fundamental skills you need to design and manipulate vector graphics to create graphics, logos and simple illustrations using Adobe Illustrator. Students should be comfortable with a fast-paced learning environment and have good computer skills.
- 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.
- 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 clothes makingCourse start date: Mon 25 Jul 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Silvia SacrestanoLearn how to make your own clothes. This beginner's course will teach you how to use the sewing machine, as well as basic sewing techniques and processes. Start by sampling, then construct a simple garment.
- 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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