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- Watercolour painting studio: nature and colourCourse start date: Sat 25 Feb 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Hilary RosenCelebrate the glorious colours found in nature by working from observation of natural forms. You will be encouraged to respond to the subject expressively using paint and other colour media to create a number of studies and one or more finished pieces.Full fee £309.00 Senior fee £247.00 Concession £188.00
- Developing personal printmaking projectsCourse start date: Thu 14 Jul 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sue Baker KentonCourse project: Explore new ways to create layered contemporary prints with collage, screenprint and photo-litho. Advanced Project: Alternatively, students might choose to work towards the completion of a personal project using different processes.Full fee £389.00 Senior fee £311.00 Concession £237.00
- Introduction to watercolour and mixed mediaCourse start date: Mon 30 May 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anne-Marie FosterWatercolour has a rich tradition - this course will explore the more experimental ways of using this pleasurable medium and will present new possibilities for producing exciting new work with mixed media. Make inventive combinations of media to draw from your own found imagery, photographs and sketches.Full fee £309.00 Senior fee £247.00 Concession £188.00
- Drawing 1Course start date: Thu 5 May 2022 (and 7 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.
- Photography for beginnersCourse start date: Thu 28 Apr 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
- Mosaics introductory: direct methodCourse start date: Sat 14 May 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Vanessa BensonDevelop creative expression and confidence in this classic art form. Explore manufactured/recycled materials and surface qualities by applying them directly onto a base. Please bring ideas/sketchbooks. Basic materials provided. All levels welcome.
- Pottery: beginners' throwing course
- Introduction to prop making for film, TV, theatre and displayCourse start date: Sat 17 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Wendy ChandlerDo 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 £609.00 Senior fee £487.00 Concession £396.00
- Mosaics introductoryCourse start date: Sat 17 Sep 2022
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 sculptureCourse start date: Sun 18 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Martin Hanson, 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.
- Design with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesignCourse start date: Wed 9 Feb 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Online (other locations are available)Tutors: Gita HahnA fun and challenging introduction to these three programs, regularly used together for everything from infographics to packaging and magazine work. Learn how to integrate vector graphics, photographic images and page layout and design.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Japanese woodcut printmaking techniquesCourse start date: Tue 20 Sep 2022 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Carol Justin WilhideAn introduction to the beautiful and delicate printmaking world of Japanese Woodcut. Explore this water based, non-toxic process and build an appreciation for the handmade. You will learn how to design, carve and make a multi-coloured print. Beginners welcome.Full fee £329.00 Senior fee £263.00 Concession £214.00
- Ceramics on SundayCourse start date: Sun 25 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Josie WarshawDo you want to get your hands on clay and make finished ceramics work? Familiarise yourself with the properties and processes of clay by shaping your ideas and working with techniques such as coiling, pinching and slab building on this introductory course.
- Watercolour painting projectsCourse start date: Wed 12 Oct 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Paul DixonAn introduction to a range of watercolour techniques such as layering, masking out and creating textures, to gain basic skills and an insight into the possibilities of this exciting medium. You will be guided through a series of short creative projects including working from still life observation.Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
- Beginners' jewellery ICourse start date: Sun 16 Oct 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Elizabeth BoneLearn all the basics of metal jewellery work by making a range of sample pieces in copper and a finished jewellery piece of your own design. You will be shown how to buy silver so you can take home at least one wearable piece.
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