- Photography for beginnersCourse start date: Tue 13 Sep 2022 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Photography StudioTutors: Michael HardingAlways 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
- Stretching and priming a canvasCourse start date: Tue 25 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Stuart JonesThis course is a must for painters wishing to stretch and prime their own canvases and paper. Learn about the properties of different types of painting supports, and the best materials for preparing surfaces and glazes for painting.Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
- City Lit photography projectsCourse start date: Wed 26 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Photography StudioTutors: Laura Vuoma, Matthew WardDelve deep into the world of photography, working with a selection of fundamental projects that will support you in developing the confidence and skills required for your own photographic practice.
The City Lit photography projects course offers both knowledge and practical experience within photography, exploring its various contexts and genres. You will get to grips with your camera, explore different photographic techniques and gain new skills using industry equipment and software. Working through a series of creative projects you will start developing your own ideas and finish the course with an extensive portfolio of photographic work.Full fee £1,499.00 Senior fee £1,199.00 Concession £974.00
- Screenprinting in a dayCourse start date: Sat 17 Sep 2022 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Adam HogarthIn this fun, 1-day workshop you will be taught how to print and register a two colour screenprint using monoprint, colour blends and pre-made photographic screens. You will be taught some basic screen making process and insight into making digital artwork. This will set you up for longer and more advanced screenprinting classes.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
- Modern calligraphyCourse start date: Sat 12 Nov 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Veiko KespersaksLearn how to write elegant stylish letterforms using a flexible pointed nib with ink. Once you’ve learnt how to write a basic alphabet we’ll 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.
- Introduction to sculptureCourse start date: Sun 18 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Alexandra Harley, Andrew Revell, Ro Sylvester, Shelley WilsonThe ultimate introduction to sculpture at City Lit. In each class of this five-day hands-on course you will be introduced to a different sculptural technique and material, by a tutor who is a specialist in that area. This will provide you with a showcase of our sculpture facilities and teaching talent at City Lit. This course is perfect for beginners who want to try out a range of sculptural processes, perhaps to find your area of interest for further study.
- Adobe Photoshop: stage 1Course start date: Wed 14 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Michael HardingLearn about the potential and possibilities available to you when using Adobe Photoshop,and develop some practical skill and knowledge.
- Jewellery making: all levelsCourse start date: Mon 19 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kevin StevensonEver 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.
- Mosaics introductoryCourse start date: Sat 17 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Vanessa BensonDevelop your creative skills in this classic art form, adhering your materials to a temporary surface before applying the completed section to a flat base or casting it into concrete to complete your own Mosaic. Please bring ideas. Basic materials provided. All levels are welcome.
- Introduction to watercolour paintingCourse start date: Sat 24 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Paul DixonStart painting in watercolours and develop new skills in watercolour painting techniques and materials. Explore how watercolour paints and mediums work, and get advice from our expert tutor on the use of the different brushes and paper preparation. For beginners with little or no watercolour painting experience.Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
- Introduction to prop making for film, TV, theatre and displayCourse start date: Sat 17 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ro SylvesterDo 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 £389.00 Senior fee £311.00 Concession £253.00
- Beginners photographyCourse start date: Wed 21 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Dominic HarrisDiscover the basics of photography to improve your photographs and impress your friends. Learn about shutter speed, aperture, photo composition, light and taking pictures in different environments. This course is perfect for complete beginners or for learning new skills. Please take this course before enrolling on our intermediate courses.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
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