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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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- SketchUp Pro for beginnersCourse start date: Fri 12 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Nicholas WilliamsonLearn to visualise and model interior spaces and 3D forms with this easy-to-use and intuitive program. It is a perfect addition and complement to our interior and/or garden design courses. The software is very affordable and available for home use on a PC or Mac.Full fee £339.00 Senior fee £271.00 Concession £220.00
- Draw, paint, printCourse start date: Fri 12 Jan 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetOn this experimental course, you will draw, paint and print in often unfamiliar ways in order to catch the unexpected. Through experimentation and reflection, you will collate a personal collection of work. .
- Drawing 1Course start date: Fri 29 Sep 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Eleanor BedlowExplore the creative possibilities of drawing, gain confidence and broaden your expectations and understanding. Learn and develop key drawing concepts: function of line, tone, texture, form, composition and mark making through a carefully structured approach. Suitable for beginners.
- Drawing 2Course start date: Thu 12 Oct 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Brian SayersDevelop your knowledge of basic drawing skills and concepts, work with a range of media and approaches, and explore various artists' drawings. Produce exciting and personal images, and build confidence in tackling more complex drawings.
- Introduction to prop making for film, TV, theatre and displayCourse start date: Fri 19 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ro SylvesterDo you ever dream of conjuring up the props for Harry Potter, Doctor Who or West End musicals? Are you an animator who wants to make props for your animation film, or are you interested in a career in window display? You will explore techniques used by the professionals to produce effective props and sets. Get hands-on experience of sculpting, fabricating, casting, mould making and using paint effects. Learn about the demands of the industry from a specialist tutor, and have a go at translating your own ideas into 3D. https://www.citylit.ac.uk/blog/introduction-career-prop-making.Full fee £449.00 Senior fee £359.00 Concession £292.00
- Friday evening potteryCourse start date: Fri 16 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Shelley WilsonSuitable for students who want to learn basic design, handbuilding, decoration and glazing techniques or for students who want to refresh or develop existing ceramics skills. Everyone will be encouraged to explore and experiment with different skills and techniques in a friendly and supportive environment.
- Painting 2Course start date: Fri 19 Jan 2024 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kim ScoullerBuilding on techniques and approaches covered in the Painting 1, this course enables you to work with more depth and a stronger emphasis on experimentation. This is suitable if you already have some experience in painting.
- Introduction to beaded jewelleryCourse start date: Fri 27 Oct 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Beverley SellFancy trying your hand at beaded jewellery making? Learn how to work with beads, wire, thread and findings to create beautiful beaded necklaces, bracelets, earrings and tiara designs. Join our introductory course for all levels to discover where to find the best beads, how to knot with thread, manipulate and twist wire and learn how to finish your work using clasps.Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
- Design with Adobe Photoshop and InDesignCourse start date: Fri 7 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gita HahnA thorough, step-by-step introduction to Adobe InDesign and Photoshop – programs widely used in the creative industries. Learn and integrate the basics of Adobe’s flagship publishing and image editing programs. Explore a range of techniques that combine page layout and design with pixel based photographic images.
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