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!

Many of our digital and design students can now take advantage of our state-of-the-art Digital and Design Lab.

Get in touch on 020 7492 2700 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm. 

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  1. Friday Lates: at the Tate and National Gallery - part 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Start your weekend with an enjoyable and stimulating introduction to famous and lesser-known artworks in a Friday Late at the Tate Modern, and at the National Gallery.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  2. Try it out: video for social media

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Video is everywhere. But what are the differences between the different platforms and how do you tell what kind of video works for you and your target audience and what doesn’t?
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  3. Screenprinting workshop

    Screenprinting workshop

    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is a creative and practical introduction to the screen printing process aimed at beginners and the curious. You will learn step by step how to make your own series of prints using a variety of exciting techniques.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  4. Ways into Islamic art

    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    An introductory course providing an overview of the development of the visual language of Islamic cultures in Asia, Africa and Europe, including an offsite visit to the British Museum's Islamic Galleries.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  5. Learning through drawing: Tate Modern

    Learning through drawing: Tate Modern

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Exploring the pleasure and challenge of sketchbooks, learn and improve your drawing skills through expert guidance in different methods: working from a fascinating range of great paintings and art works in Tate Modern.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

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    Architecture photography course

    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Capture imposing buildings and eye-catching architecture in all their glory on this introduction to architectural photography. Learn about the history and development of this specialist genre then get out onto the streets of London to put your theory into practice, spotting architectural styles and experimenting with optics and lenses, composition, processing and editing.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  7. City Lit Pro: Adobe Lightroom

    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Used to using Adobe Lightroom to manage your photos but looking to advance your skills? Get even more out of this essential software for photographers by exploring its functions in more depth and getting to grips with more complex elements, all with an expert tutor on hand to troubleshoot your questions.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £329.00
    Concession: £329.00

  8. Photography workshop: exhibiting your photographs

    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Want to exhibit your photographs professionally but not sure where to start? Get expert guidance in this practical introduction to every aspect of exhibiting, from how to approach galleries to budgeting, hanging and marketing - giving you real confidence to stage your own show.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  9. Botanical illustration: stage 3

    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Botanical illustration is popular in branding, advertising, textile design and book illustrations. On this advanced practical course you will develop traditional techniques in botanical illustration and then transforms these into vibrant and versatile digital designs using Adobe Illustrator. Invaluable for your professional portfolio.
    Full fee: £549.00
    Senior fee: £439.00
    Concession: £335.00

  10. Practical workshops for artists: gesso panels and egg tempera

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For clarity and brightness of colour, egg tempera is the perfect medium. Learn the recipe and technique of this ancient painting medium and learn to make your own traditional gesso panels.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  11. Adobe Photoshop professional retouching

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to use some of the tools and processes used by professionals to enhance your pictures, remove unwanted elements and improve the professional quality of your images.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  12. Creative arts for bookbinding II: leather dyeing techniques

    Creative arts for bookbinding II: leather dyeing techniques

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Spend a day experimenting with leather dye and dyeing techniques. You will be introduced to methods of applying dye and a range of creative techniques such as resist, crackle and speckling, to use on bookbinding and other leather projects. Suitable for beginners.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  13. Try it out: watercolour painting

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experience the radiant qualities of watercolour painting. Through simple exercises, we'll explore watercolour techniques and mediums. The perfect way to start using watercolour.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  14. Try it out: printmaking

    Try it out: printmaking

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experience the excitement of printmaking. This course will give you a taste of basic relief printing and monoprinting techniques that will get you hooked on the many possibilities of this rewarding medium.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £249.00

  15. Textiles workshop: personal project

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 26 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Use the creative environment and equipment of our textile studio to drive your own textile projects forward. Individual tutorials, discussions and technical demonstrations provide constructive feedback and support throughout. Print, transfer dye, stitch and mixed media.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

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