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  1. City Lit Pro: Adobe Illustrator intensive
    Course start date:  Tue 30 Jul 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gita Hahn
    A comprehensive introduction to creating vector graphics using Illustrator. Learn how to use the pen tool, shapes, brushes, patterns, live trace and effects and gain experience in techniques and strategies useful to graphic designers and illustrators.
    Full fee £349.00 Senior fee £349.00 Concession £349.00
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  2. Introduction to oil painting
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 15 Sep 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Desmond Haughton
    Oil paint is a medium, capable of delicate transparency and rich impasto effects. It holds many challenges for the beginner, but this course will offer a clear, structured way into the essentials and beauty of oil painting. will develop a feel for paint handling which will build skills and feed progress in oil painting.
    Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
  3. Stop motion animation
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 12 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Stephanie Griffiths
    Learn how to do traditional model armature puppet animation and plasticine animation. On this practical course you will learn the principles of animation and apply them to the puppet sequences produced during the sessions. You will be introduced to some examples of professional puppets used on broadcast TV and, using professional equipment and you will learn how to use timing and performance to create dynamic animations.
    Full fee £329.00 Senior fee £263.00 Concession £214.00
  4. Adobe Premier Pro and digital editing: stage 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 20 Oct 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lily Markiewicz
    Learn the fundamentals of this industry standard package alongside the basic principles of editing moving image footage. Become familiar and work with the most important technical and conceptual conventions in video editing.
    Full fee £349.00 Senior fee £279.00 Concession £227.00
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  5. Printmaking weekend: laser cutting and mixed media prints
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 23 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rolina Elsje Blok
    This course introduces you to new ways of combining printmaking with creative thinking by using multiple printmaking techniques and processes, layering them to produce compositions that can be made into artworks to take away with you.
    Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
  6. Business skills for creative businesses
    Course start date:  Fri 28 Mar 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Michael Harding
    This course will equip you with all necessary skills needed in starting, growing and managing a small business in the creative industries.
    Full fee £349.00 Senior fee £279.00 Concession £227.00
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  7. Mixed-media printmaking
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 29 Mar 2025 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rolina Elsje Blok
    This course introduces you to new ways of combining printmaking with creative thinking by using multiple printmaking techniques and processes, layering them to produce compositions that can be made into artworks to take away with you.
    Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
  8. Random weave basketry and textile techniques
    Course start date:  Thu 26 Jun 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Polly Pollock
    Combine Random Weave Basketry and textile techniques with weave and stitch to construct experimental surfaces and 3D structures. Investigate links between these processes to explore potential outcomes.
    Full fee £339.00 Senior fee £271.00 Concession £220.00
  9. Contemporary drawing sketchbook
    Course start date:  Thu 10 Jul 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Simon English
    Explore the sequential and adaptive nature of sketchbook drawing as a site for generating personal material, inviting connections, and extracting patterns of meaning. Includes gallery research, set-project as stimulus, and practical exploration of contemporary drawing techniques.
    Full fee £369.00 Senior fee £295.00 Concession £240.00
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