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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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Thousands of online and classroom-based adult courses at your fingertips!
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!
Our online course are live, interactive and usually delivered in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. Onsite courses are delivered at our world class London locations near Covent Garden.
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- Learn to laser cutCourse start date: Sat 17 Jun 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Suk Han LeeA short introductory course in laser cutting, ideal for beginners or anyone wishing to add innovation to his or her own creative projects. You will learn simple software techniques using Adobe Illustrator to convert your design ideas into a variety of laser cut samples and small personal projects.Full fee £189.00
- Introduction to BSLCourse start date: Tue 16 May 2023 (and 10 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Antony RabinInterested in learning British Sign Language? Learn some basic vocabulary and grammar, and decide if you want to progress to the level 1 qualification.Full fee £219.00
- Drawing: a contemporary approachCourse start date: Fri 30 Jun 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony HullTake your drawing into exciting new directions – build on your existing skills and discover new ways of working. For intermediate students with some drawing experience who would like to explore experimental drawing techniques and develop their own ideas in drawing. A chance to extend your own drawing projects guided by our expert tutor and practising artist, with reference to the work of artists using drawing in the wider art world today.Full fee £199.00
- Drawing: ink and wash techniquesCourse start date: Tue 4 Jul 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Jack DuplockThe immediacy and versatility of ink and wash is perfect for those sketching on location, for designers and for students interested in watercolour techniques. Take the opportunity to explore the basic techniques of this exciting process.Full fee £169.00
- Design and make your own comic bookCourse start date: Fri 14 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetLearn how to use illustration, cartooning and collage to create innovative mini comics or fanzines. Find out how to self-publish your work and be part of the vibrant underground comic movement.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
- Experimental printmaking techniquesCourse start date: Fri 21 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rosey PrinceEnjoy this fun workshop introduction, exploring monoprinting, linocutting and etching. Experiment with a range of methods (chine colle, stencils and overlaid colour) to develop exciting imagery.Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £116.00
- Painting: oil techniques and mediumsCourse start date: Fri 6 Oct 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Desmond HaughtonOil paint is a uniquely luscious medium, capable of heavy impasto effects and also the most delicate transparent colour films. Explore the different effects that can be created when different oil painting mediums are added to the oil paint. Learn to use a range of these mediums to create excitng and varied surfaces in your painting, expanding your use of texture and glazing.
This course is for all levels – both beginners and more experienced painters.Full fee £189.00
- Short introduction to bookkeepingCourse start date: Fri 29 Sep 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Fola MosesGain very basic knowledge of bookkeeping practices and procedures that underpin accurate record keeping.Full fee £199.00
- Painting: colour mixingCourse start date: Tue 9 Jan 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Chris HoughA concise study of colour usage. Investigate colour perception and how colour interacts. Explore a range of observational and expressive painting projects, relate colour theory to practice and develop confidence using colour. An emphasis on colour mixing using acrylics and oil paint.Full fee £189.00
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