- Introduction to clothes makingCourse start date: Mon 24 Jul 2023 (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.
- Introduction to ceramicsCourse start date: Mon 7 Aug 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lauren IlsleyGain a basic understanding of hand-building,coiling, slabbing and decoration techniques. Explore your creative ideas whilst learning the exciting possibilities of working with clay. Enjoy a taster experience of throwing on the wheel in the final session.
- Drawing and mindfulness: morning meditationCourse start date: Mon 9 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Helen BurgessJoin us and set up your day in a tranquil, reflective way with our 5 day Drawing and mindfulness: morning meditation course. As daily life is full of uncertainty and with our attention getting pulled in many directions why not take some personal time to reset and focus combining meditation with some simple drawing exercises. You will be guiding your mind to settle and to look with care at the world around us and our inner experience. Whether you want to do something nourishing before you go to work or are setting up for a day of creative activity, the practices of drawing and mindfulness will bring a positive start to each morning, helping you begin the days with fresh eyes and mind. Suitable for all levels.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Ceramics: throwing and assemblageCourse start date: Mon 17 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Carina CiscatoBuild on your existing skills by exploring form and surface. Create functional or non-functional objects by throwing, cutting and later assembling different components. Intermediate level, requiring basic throwing skills.
- Intensive throwing weekCourse start date: Mon 24 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Matt SherrattDevelop your skills on the wheel. You will have your own wheel and the opportunity to use a variety of types of clay. The course is for experienced throwers and is ideal if you wish to develop your practice further. Intermediate level, throwing skills required.Full fee £449.00 Senior fee £359.00 Concession £292.00
- Calligraphy: Spencerian scriptsCourse start date: Mon 24 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Veiko KespersaksLearn how to use a pointed pen for writing in copperplate hand. Spencerian script developed from the English Cursive and stands out for its delicately shaded lowercase and prominent capitals. With very intense shadows, obtained with a pointed pen, it is famous for its fine lines, hand-made quality and romantic overtones. Suitable for both beginners and improvers, left and right handers.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- Calligraphy: decorated letterformsCourse start date: Mon 24 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sharon ShawGilded initials make perfect gifts for family and friends. You’ll learn painting techniques and how to apply a PVA mordant and use real leaf. You will be provided with a number of decorative alphabet templates and then taken
step-by-step through the stages of drawing, painting and applying real gold to create your own illuminated decorated letterform.Full fee £329.00 Senior fee £263.00 Concession £214.00
- Textiles: monoprinting and hand stitchCourse start date: Mon 31 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Amarjeet NandhraExperiment with a range of mono printing techniques; painted, wiped and drawn, onto fabric. You will use these techniques with appliqué, manipulation and hand stitch to layer and build exciting dimensional surfaces, exploring pattern and texture.
- Intensive throwing week: beginners and refreshersCourse start date: Mon 31 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Matt SherrattLearn how to throw mugs, bowls and lidded jars. Intermediate students can use this course to refresh their skills on the wheel. Tutor:.
- Life figurative sculpture intensiveCourse start date: Mon 31 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Shelley WilsonCreate a figurative clay sculpture from observing a life model. Learn basic anatomy as well as gaining clay modelling
techniques. Beginners are welcome on this intensive course.Full fee £439.00 Senior fee £351.00 Concession £285.00
- Print, design and bind: a book in a weekCourse start date: Mon 7 Aug 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Penny StanfordCome and enjoy a week in the print and book studios and leave with an artist’s book. This course will encourage you to experiment with printmaking techniques and bookbinding structures and help you to develop your initial ideas into a finished work. Some printmaking and/or bookbinding experience may be beneficial but not essential.
- Introduction to prop making for film, TV, theatre and displayCourse start date: Mon 7 Aug 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ro SylvesterLearn a range of sculptural techniques that are used in the ever expanding film, TV and theatre prop making industry. Explore a range of sculpting and casting methods and fabricating techniques, and experiment with materials.Full fee £439.00 Senior fee £351.00 Concession £285.00
- Illustrated stitch: a masterclass with Rosie James
- Foundation diploma in art and designCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
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 (telephone temporarily unavailable).Full fee £5,521.00 Senior fee £5,521.00 Concession £5,521.00
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