- Portraits 1Course start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Brian SayersThis course aims to introduce you to this fascinating genre in both drawing and painting portraits through practical experience of the basic skills and concepts involved, including structure and proportion of the head and features, tone, colour, pose and expression.
- Contemporary printmaking studio: focus on courage to playCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Thomas GosebruchExplore and develop personal work using traditional printmaking methods with a contemporary approach. 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
- Foundation diploma in art and designCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: MultipleThe UAL Foundation Diploma in Art & Design at City Lit is an exciting and challenging multi-disciplinary art, design, craft and media programme. It is designed to give you the best possible introduction to a wide range of materials, techniques and processes, and to support you in identifying and developing your creative interests and thinking. Validated by the University of the Arts London Awarding Body, it is an internationally recognised qualification with a UCAS tariff that enables you to apply directly to University.
The course fee is £5421, plus an upfront fee of £100 payable at the time of your enrolment. If you are unable to pay the course fees, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. A deposit of £200 is also payable to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans
For more information, please call Art Foundation (pre 1920) on 020 7492 2700/2703.Full fee £5,521.00 Senior fee £5,521.00 Concession £5,521.00
- Metal sculpture: all levelsCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022
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. This course is for beginners and those with some prior experience.
- 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.
- Drawing 1Course start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony HullExplore 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.
- Painting 1Course start date: Fri 16 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony HullPainting 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.
- Jewellery making: all levelsCourse start date: Mon 19 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Elizabeth BoneEver 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.
- Developing watercolour painting and mixed mediaCourse start date: Mon 19 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anne-Marie FosterExplore the sensitivity of water-based media such as inks, watercolour, water-soluble pen, pencil and crayon. Make inventive combinations of media to draw from your own found imagery, photographs and sketches. Suitable for all levels.Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
- 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
- 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. .
- City Lit beginners' jewelleryCourse start date: Mon 26 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Noon MitchelhillEver wanted to try making your own jewellery but not sure where to start? Delve into this intricate and rewarding craft with our year long structured beginner's course. Pick up the basics in everything from research and design to technical skills including soldering, annealing, etching and stone setting.
- Beginners' bookbindingCourse start date: Mon 26 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sue DoggettStart your bookbinding journey with this accessible, 6 week introduction to techniques and structures. Learn how to make simple folded books progressing to a more complex stitched binding and explore the world of handmade books.
- Photography projects: developing studio practiceCourse start date: Mon 26 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Mixed Mode (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
- Calligraphy: modern copperplateCourse start date: Mon 26 Sep 2022 (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.
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