Art & Design Courses in London

City Lit Art & Design offers the most diverse range of part-time, weekend and evening courses in London, taught by successful artists and practitioners. Rated ‘outstanding’ in our last government inspection our art classes include some of the most popular subjects in London; from photography, fashion and textiles, drawing and painting, print, graphic designinterior design and garden design courses, just to name a few. Whether you are a complete beginner or a practising artist, we are sure we have an art course for you!

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  1. Digital print: design and make a scarf

    Course Date: Mon 3 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A short course for beginners. Learn how to use simple collage to develop a design for a womens or menswear scarf. Scan your design before using Photoshop to refine and sharpen your image. Print your image using the sublimation printer and transfer onto your chosen fabric. All materials provided.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  2. Contemporary drawing studio

    Contemporary drawing studio

    Course Date: Mon 3 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Creative, challenging projects to develop your drawing and to communicate your ideas in charcoal, graphite, ink and collage. Discover how your drawing fits the contemporary context through investigation of a variety of exciting artists.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  3. Symbols and stories: saints in art

    Symbols and stories: saints in art

    Course Date: Mon 3 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Saints are represented in in masterpieces of Christian art from 1200 to the present – learn how to recognise them, decode their meanings and iconography and enhance your understanding of this aspect of art history.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  4. Learn to use: acrylic painting mediums

    Course Date: Mon 3 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the different effects that can be created when acrylic painting mediums are added to the paint. Learn to use a range of acrylic painting mediums to expand the possiblilities of acrylic painting, such as texture and glazes.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £66.00

  5. Digital video editing: stage 3

    Course Date: Mon 3 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Already experienced in editing but want to up your game? You might have got to grips with some of the industry's top software - but tools are only half the story. This practical workshop focuses on the importance of structure and content creation, as well as commonly encountered problems in the editing process, and how to analyse your own and other's work to transform your footage.

    See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our courses on our Vimeo site

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    Full fee: £379.00
    Senior fee: £303.00

  6. Interior design for beginners

    Interior design for beginners

    Course Date: Mon 3 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the delights of interior design that will give your design scheme that ‘wow’ factor. This introductory course provides a step-by-step guide to essential skills, user requirements and the creation of design ideas.
    Full fee: £309.00
    Senior fee: £309.00
    Concession: £309.00

  7. Photography for beginners

    Course Date: Mon 3 Jun 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Always 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.

    See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses

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    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £339.00
    Concession: £339.00

  8. Advanced sound editing workshop using Final Cut Pro X

    Course Date: Tue 4 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    You’ve made your short film and it looks great, but the sound still needs work. On this advanced practical workshop you will gain help identifying and enhancing the audio of your project using Final Cut Pro X.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £54.00

  9. Islamic art in medieval north and west Africa

    Course Date: Tue 4 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course examines the unique flavour of Islamic visual culture as it spread accross north Africa and into the Sahel, meeting the great empires of medieval west Africa. The course will include one off-site visit to the Africa galleries at the British Museum. #islamicart #africanart.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £85.00

  10. Mindful photography

    Course Date: Tue 4 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Mindful Photography takes two disciplines and combines them to create a unique and inspiring course to help promote wellbeing, develop ways of seeing, improve your photography skills and increase your self-confidence.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  11. Art and time: past, present, future

    Course Date: Tue 4 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore and discuss theories of time, history, and the future in relation to historical and contemporary art and making, and engage in discussion and debate related to memory, duration, the passing of time, and more.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  12. Introduction to 3D printing using Rhino

    Introduction to 3D printing using Rhino

    Course Date: Wed 5 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is designed to introduce Rhino software as a tool for designing for 3D Printing, taking you through the basic commands, and how they can be used to develop your designs and produce accurate 3D prints.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00

  13. Timelapse photography

    Course Date: Wed 5 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Put some movement into your photographs - quite literally - with the magic of time-lapse and stop motion film-making. This exciting practical course introduces you to all the skills you'll need to shoot, edit and output your own simple time-lapse or stop motion movie using stills photography.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  14. Feminism in art: political use of the body

    Course Date: Wed 5 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover prominent modern and contemporary artists whose work can be broadly linked to the feminist project. We focus on the artistic use of body imagery within its respective political and social contexts.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  15. City Lit Pro: Adobe InDesign intensive

    Course Date: Wed 5 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    City Lit Pro courses provide accelerated learning for busy people who need specific skills for the workplace. On this intensive and fast-paced course you'll learn the fundamental skills you need to create single and multi-page layouts used for posters, leaflets and brochures.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £329.00
    Concession: £329.00

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