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Whether you want to try something new, revisit a past passion, or take your skills to the next level; we have a huge range of courses for you to explore. Our courses taught by experts and professionals with real world experience. Discover Languages, Art & Design, Drama, Music & Dance, Technology & Business, Writing, British Sign Language and much more!
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- Watercolour painting: mixed media techniquesCourse start date: Sat 22 Apr 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Jack DuplockWatercolour has a rich tradition - this course will explore the more experimental ways of using this pleasurable medium and will present new possibilities for producing exciting new work with mixed media. Make inventive combinations of media to draw from your own found imagery, photographs and sketches.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
- European ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum: an introductionCourse start date: Thu 27 Apr 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Andreas PetzoldThe Victoria and Albert Museum has the finest and most comprehensive collection of ceramics in the world. The course will provide an introduction to the European collections discussing them from a variety of standpoints, including technique, style, imagery, function, types and designers.Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £51.00
- Public speaking: intensiveCourse start date: Wed 22 Feb 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Online (other locations are available)Tutors: Allis MossWhatever your reasons for speaking publicly, allay your fears in this intensive online course by learning techniques for formal and impromptu speeches, introductions, discussion leading and public questioning, and boost your general confidence at the same time.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £139.00
- An introduction to stained glass at the V&ACourse start date: Thu 18 May 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Andreas PetzoldStained glass has been described as the most original and important medium in the high Middle Ages. The Victoria and Albert Museum has one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of stained glass in the world, spanning the twelfth century to the modern period. The course will provide an introduction to this medium and the collection of it in the Victoria and Albert Museum.Full fee £59.00 Concession £38.00
- Life drawing after workCourse start date: Wed 15 Mar 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Luke JonesA fun, relaxed and shorter life drawing class better suited for people coming straight from work. You will be able to work from a variety of models, in a range of materials and with a variety of poses.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
- Being and beauty: the philosophy of Japanese aestheticsCourse start date: Thu 15 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: John GoffNot something apart from everyday life but intrinsic to it, beauty in Japanese thought does not entail perfection but the surprise of imperfect and transient being.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £45.00
- Watercolour painting studio: urban landscapesCourse start date: Thu 16 Mar 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Hilary RosenYou will be introduced to watercolour mixing and mark making in relation to painting the urban environment. There will be an introduction to watercolour artists who paint ‘en plein air’ and you will have the opportunity to build your confidence in outdoor painting in various interesting London locations. This course can be seen as a refresher or for students who have had a minimum amount of watercolour experience.Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
- Picture framing and mounting for beginnersCourse start date: Sun 29 Jan 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Esther HeyhoeLearn picture framing and mounting skills for the home or workplace. Using professional framing tools and equipment you'll be taught all the skills you need to work in a busy studio or alternatively how to set up your own small scale practice from home.Full fee £309.00 Senior fee £247.00 Concession £201.00
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