- Ways into abstract paintingCourse start date: Tue 3 May 2022 (and 5 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 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
- Introduction to ceramicsCourse start date: Mon 9 May 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Alex SimpsonGain a basic understanding of hand-building, glazing 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 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.
- 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.
- Develop your jewellery design and makingCourse start date: Wed 27 Apr 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Elizabeth BoneFancy honing your jewellery-making skills in a professional workshop with an expert tutor? If you're an intermediate to advanced jewellery-maker and would like to improve your designs and push your technical skills to a higher standard, this hands-on, expert-led course is for you. Perfect your skills, try different techniques, and discover new design approaches.
- Life drawing: an extended studyCourse start date: Tue 24 May 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Louisa BuckA comprehensive course to build skills, vision and flair in drawing the human form. Use traditional and experimental approaches and a range of media, including charcoal and pastel.Full fee £359.00 Senior fee £287.00 Concession £233.00
- Design with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesignCourse start date: Sun 8 May 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (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 is FREE if a) you live in London and your job is at risk of redundancy or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here
- Watercolour painting studio: still-lifeCourse start date: Thu 19 May 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Hilary RosenThis course is all about painting still life compositions, looking at how to capture the characteristics of a variety of objects in the studio, on both a small and large scale. The emphasis will be on the different watercolour techniques including primary, secondary and tertiary watercolour mixing. Suitable for beginenrs as well as a refresher course for those with previous experience of watercolour.Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
- Art and design portfolio projectsCourse start date: Mon 9 May 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rod JudkinsDevelop and realise your creative language in art and design through the development of a personal project. Through workshops and small projects you will be able to build a portfolio of work in 2D and 3D related to your own personal theme or interest.
- Calligraphy: modern copperplateCourse start date: Mon 9 May 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.
- Adobe InDesign: stage 1Course start date: Thu 12 May 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gita HahnAdobe InDesign is the key desktop publishing software used to create posters, flyers, brochures, magazines and books. On this stage 1 course you'll learn how to plan and design a publication, construct simple advertisements and lay out a multi-column page.
- Designing textiles using Photoshop ICourse start date: Wed 18 May 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Kirsty KirkpatrickCreate motifs and designs for printed textiles which may then be printed onto cloth. This course is ideal for beginners in Photoshop who are textile artists, designers, or for anyone interested in exploring pattern, colour and texture.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £269.00 Senior fee £215.00 Concession £175.00
- Jewellery: soldering workshopCourse start date: Tue 31 May 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Elizabeth BoneDoes your soldering let your jewellery work down? If you would like to practise without worrying about the outcome, get expert help and improve your understanding and technique, then come and join this practical course. Soon you will be soldering with confidence.
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