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All our courses here at City Lit are taught by expert tutors such as published authors, academics, practising artists, and experienced professionals. Our friendly, supportive, and inspiring tutors are here to boost your confidence and motivate you at every step. We always ensure that your journey with us is enjoyable, positive, and thought-provoking.
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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- City Lit Pro: Adobe Creative Cloud intensive stage 1Course start date: Tue 12 Sep 2023 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Andrea MarzanoCity Lit Pro courses are tailored for accelerated learning for busy people who need to learn key skills for the workplace. On this Adobe Creative Cloud course, covering Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, you will learn key tools and techniques to develop, deliver and optimise vector graphics, photographic images and page layout and design.
- Life painting for beginnersCourse start date: Mon 8 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony HullThis short course is a great introduction to painting directly from the nude 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 £279.00 Senior fee £223.00 Concession £181.00
- Painting landscapesCourse start date: Mon 12 Feb 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Diane MartinWatercolour is an ideal medium to capture the nuance of landscape through the effects of light, shade, space, distance and colour. This course will introduce the basic techniques required for this traditional genre.Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £136.00
- Learn to print digital textilesCourse start date: Sat 24 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Suk Han LeeUsing Floral design as the focus, learn how you can develop and print digitally printed textile designs on this introductory course. This course is taught in our digital lab at City Lit. Please note that we use macs and adobe creative cloud software on this course. Some experience in using IOS and Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop will be beneficial for this course.Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
- Drawing for beginners: intensiveCourse start date: Mon 25 Mar 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Andrea VoiseyLearn and develop basic drawing skills over three intensive days. We will cover key aspects of drawing such as line, tone, composition and mark making. Ideal if you have little or no drawing experience.Full fee £259.00 Senior fee £207.00 Concession £168.00
- Designing textiles using Photoshop intensiveCourse start date: Mon 3 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Suk Han LeeCreate patterns and designs for textiles which may then be printed onto cloth. This course is ideal for beginners in Photoshop who are textile artist's or designers, or for anyone interested in exploring pattern, colour and texture.Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £162.00
- City Lit Pro: Adobe Photoshop intensiveCourse start date: Mon 17 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Christine RobertsonCity Lit Pro courses are tailored for accelerated learning for busy people who need to learn key skills for the workplace. On this practical course you will develop your skills in Adobe Photoshop, with a focus on learning to input, create, manipulate and enhance images and photographs for use in print and on the Web.
- Graphic design collage workshopCourse start date: Mon 29 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Pam WilliamsTake a deep dive into a specific process, media or tool, with our Visual Communication Workshops.
In this workshop, learn the importance of ‘play’ and risk-taking in the design process – through the brilliant medium of collage, which perfectly lends itself to consequence-free visual exploration.
Workshops throw the spotlight onto niche areas of the visual communication field, enabling you to hone higher-level skills and gain deeper insights.
Workshops tend to have a practical focus, with little or no conceptual or contextual elements, although this varies by course.Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £136.00
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