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We offer online courses and in-person courses. Our interactive online courses are taught live and in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. In-person courses are delivered at our modern college campus in London near Covent Garden

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  1. Introduction to Python
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 10 Sep 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Tutors:  Muhammad Khan
    Want to learn more about how computers work and what computer programmers do? Get started using Python, the most popular and easy-to-use programming language in the world.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £162.00
    Rating:
    97% of 100
  2. Life painting for beginners
    Course start date:  Mon 16 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    This short course is a great introduction to painting directly from the unclothed life model. Using simple projects, you will explore different ways to represent the human form in paint, with encouraging, helpful guidance from an experienced tutor. Suitable for absolute beginners.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
  3. Exploring sculpture
    Course start date:  Mon 21 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Ro Sylvester
    Sculpting in relief and 3D is a lovely way to express your ideas and expand on your creative skills. This course is ideal for beginners to sculpting, giving a taster of several techniques. However, if you have experience in one material and would like to find out more, this course could also be for you. We will cover a range of materials and you will find out how different techniques have developed through time. This short taster course will be good preparation for any of our specialised sculpting courses.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  4. Developing watercolour painting
    Course start date:  Mon 28 Oct 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Anne-Marie Foster
    Explore the specific qualities of watercolour and the opportunities this adaptable medium offers to create dynamic painting compositions. Develop a fluency with brush work and layering of colour to develop compositional possibilities.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  5. Illustrating people and places workshop
    Course start date:  Mon 4 Nov 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lucia Vinti
    Be inspired by the people of London and the architecture and environments they inhabit. This course all about drawing people and places, providing you with ample opportunity observe London life, situations and scenarios that will inspire your work.







    Learn how to document and sketch from life in different locations and then develop artwork into compelling illustrations that are full of life.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  6. Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  7. Sculpture workshop: supported studio days
    Course start date:  Mon 11 Nov 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Realise your personal project in 3D. Come with an idea and you will be supported through your making to a final piece. This course is for people who have already attended a sculpture course at City Lit and would like more time to develop and finish the work from that course.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  8. Developing photography skills
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 12 Nov 2024 (and 10 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Photography Studio

    Tutors:  Ed Gregory
    Already know the basics of photography but want to take things further? Refresh your knowledge, learn more advanced skills and develop your creative ideas, with an established professional photographer on hand for technical guidance and creative inspiration.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  9. Textiles: botanical dye techniques
    Course start date:  Mon 25 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Renata Minoldo
    Produce your own hand dyed fabrics using botanical dye techniques.
    Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £162.00
  10. Documentary filmmaking: interviews
    Course start date:  Thu 11 Jul 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lily Markiewicz
    Good interviews provide the foundation to most successful documentaries. This class offers essential tips on how to approach your subject, how to shoot great interviews and secret tips to improve your chance of better coverage..
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  11. Large-scale printmaking
    Course start date:  Mon 21 Jul 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gareth Berwyn
    Large scale printmaking enables expressive mark making. Use woodcut and linocut carving techniques to produce big, bold and multi-coloured, multi-layered prints for you to take home.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  12. Woodblock printmaking: large-scale techniques
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Mon 15 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  David Holah
    Large scale printmaking enables expressive mark making. Use woodcut and linocut carving techniques to produce big, bold and multi-coloured, multi-layered prints for you to take home.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
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