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  1. Sculpture: inspired by Giacometti
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 20 Oct 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Martin Hanson
    A bronze by Swiss sculptor Giacometti recently sold at auction for £65,000,000. Create your own by researching materials, building an armature, sculpting directly in plaster and colour your sculpture to a realistic bronze finish. All abilities welcome.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
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  2. Adobe InDesign: a detailed introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 26 Oct 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Andrea Marzano
    This course is a solid introduction to Adobe InDesign and has been designed for students who want to learn the professional and most effective way to use InDesign from the ground up.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
  3. Pinhole photography
    Course start date:  Fri 1 Nov 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Photography Studio

    Tutors:  Scott Perry
    Discover exciting experimental ways of producing photographic images without a camera - build your own pinhole camera, create blue-tinted prints with sunlight, and make prints from objects like the artist Man Ray.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £169.00
  4. Video blogging with YouTube: introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 3 Nov 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Yolanda De Los Bueis Unanua
    Learn how to create a video blog (vlog) in your own YouTube channel. Use YouTube full capabilities as social network, video editor and publisher. Edit and enhance your videos with effects and music using open-source software Shotcut. Share and connect your channel with other channels and social networks.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £116.00
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  5. Train the Trainer
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 16 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Trevor England
    'Train the Trainer' is a practical 2 day course designed to help you gain ideas for effective facilitation and managing groups. It is suitable if you are thinking of becoming a trainer and want to gain confidence in planning and facilitating the training, or if you are an experienced trainer and want to refresh your practice. You will leave with some tools and techniques that will ensure your training is engaging and productive for your learners. On day 2 you will have the opportunity to deliver a short micro-training or interactive presentation. You are required to attend both days of this course.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £129.00
  6. Create a short film on your smartphone
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 23 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  David Kline
    The film making potential of smart phones and tablets have developed greatly over the last few years. Enjoy learning techniques for using them effectively to create short professional looking films for publishing online or for film festival submissions.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £199.00
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  7. DSLR filmmaking
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 7 Dec 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lyndon Ives
    Think quality video production needs a whole film crew? Think again! Discover how you can easily shoot



    professional-level video on your own digital SLR camera and find out why DSLRs have become the camera of choice for many broadcast professionals.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £199.00
  8. Appraising jewellery and gemstones
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 27 Jul 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Judith Crowe, Derek Jhinnoo
    Wish you knew more about the jewellery you were buying, or could value the heirlooms in your drawer? Join this fascinating two-day course to learn how to appraise gem set jewellery and stones. Explore precious metals, hallmarking, common gemstones found in jewellery and how to identify antique pieces, and bring your own jewellery for assessment by the tutor.
    Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £159.00
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  9. Hand knitting: colourwork
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 1 Feb 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Claire Montgomerie
    Designed for improvers and experienced learners who wish to try their hand at colourwork techniques.



    For improvers and advanced knitters.
    Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £127.00 Concession £103.00
  10. Precious metal clay: weekend workshop
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 8 Mar 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Elizabeth Pearson
    Want to discover one of the most versatile and effective materials in jewellery making? Come and get to grips with metal clay, which handles like clay but turns into pure copper when fired. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced jeweller, learn the basic techniques of working with this magic material as well as more innovative uses, to create original items of jewellery.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £199.00
  11. Bookbinding weekend: endband extravaganza
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 5 Apr 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kathy Abbott
    A weekend packed full of endbands for bookbinding enthusiasts. Learn a little about the history and different styles of endband and try out some for yourself. There will be demonstrations of a range of endbands including multi-coloured, Islamic and ‘Manhattan’ style. Suitable for those with bookbinding experience.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £169.00
  12. Textiles: block printing with lino
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 5 Apr 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lara Mantell
    On this course students will learn to translate initial drawings and mark-making into designs for lino-cut blocks. These blocks will be used to print dye onto fabric, making expressive patterns, exploring repeats and colour combinations.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
  13. Abstract painting weekend
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 27 Jul 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Amanda Knight
    Learn how to develop original abstract ideas from simple starting points and build confidence using a variety of painting approaches in acrylics. Explore the power of line, colour and texture in a lively weekend of structured project work.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
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