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  1. Painting 1

    Painting 1

    Course Date: Wed 29 Apr 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to painting, focusing on differing approaches to observational and imaginative work. Learn how to organise a palette, mix colours and create different textures. Basic materials included.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £213.00

  2. Jewellery: design lab

    Jewellery: design lab

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 29 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fancy working on your own jewellery projects in a professional workshop with an expert tutor? Join our interactive Jewellery Design Lab to perfect your skills, try different techniques, and discover new design approaches. Develop your own projects with expert guidance, and step outside your comfort zone to produce top-quality pieces.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £339.00
    Concession: £207.00

  3. Draw, paint, print

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    On 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 put together a personal collection of work. .
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £213.00

  4. Sketchbook course

    Sketchbook course

    Course Date: Fri 1 May 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop a creative and experimental sketchbook. Explore materials and techniques with confidence, including mark making, drawing and mixed media. Produce a collection of work or ideas for composition. Drawing experience is an advantage but not essential.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £213.00

  5. Portraits 1

    Portraits 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 1 May 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about drawing and painting portraits through practical experience of the basic skills and concepts involved, including structure and proportion of the head and features, tone, colour, pose and expression. This course is ideal for both beginners and improvers.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £213.00

  6. Start drawing

    Start drawing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 3 May 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore traditional and less traditional methods of drawing simple objects. Using structured activities, we will introduce key concepts such as line, tone, composition and mark making. Ideal if you have little or no drawing experience; a great way to learn the basics or prepare for longer courses.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  7. Jewellery making: all levels

    Jewellery making: all levels

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 9 May 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever wanted to turn your hand to making your own jewellery? Or done it before and would like to hone your skills with a professional tutor? From beginners to experienced jewellers, come and practise making metal jewellery to your own designs, whether you're picking up the basics of cutting, forming and texturing, or taking your designs to the next level with complex approaches such as chain-making.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £271.00
    Concession: £207.00

  8. Graphic design: stage 1

    Graphic design: stage 1

    Course Date: Fri 26 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Working through a series of creative exercises that focus on the basic design principles in graphic design, you will create exciting visual solutions by learning to take risks and push your ideas forward.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £170.00

  9. Nina Vidovic

    Creative collages in Photoshop

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Create exciting collages in Photoshop and learn how to use a range of tools, layers and filters to select and combine images.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  10. Ceramics portfolio course

    Course Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Attending two days a week, you will develop your ceramic techniques and drawing skills to build a portfolio of 2D and 3D work. Focus on the development of your personal ideas within a structure of varied projects, which could lead onto study in further and higher education. Some materials are included.
    Full fee: £2,499.00
    Senior fee: £1,999.00
    Concession: £1,524.00

  11. City Lit year of the figure and portrait: advanced

    City Lit year of the figure and portrait: advanced

    Course Date: Fri 16 Oct 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The human form offers inexhaustible potential for communication and expression of ideas; an exciting advanced course for those with experience of working with the figure and/or portrait who would like the challenge of exploring new perspectives on the figurative tradition in drawing, painting and mixed media.



    This course requires an application prior to enrolment. Please click 'start assessment' to begin an application.
    Full fee: £1,699.00
    Senior fee: £1,359.00
    Concession: £1,036.00

  12. Clay sculpture: life and portrait

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 13 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Follow in the footsteps of Michelangelo and Rodin and learn how to capture the human figure, both physically and emotionally, on this fascinating practical sculpting course. You'll work from a life model to develop your own clay sculpture of the human form.
    Full fee: £379.00
    Senior fee: £379.00
    Concession: £231.00

  13. Spanish 1 rápidamente: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Intensive Spanish course that is suitable if you already speak a romance language like Italian, French, Portuguese or Romanian or if you want to learn at a much faster pace.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £269.00
    Concession: £164.00

  14. Autobiographical writing

    Autobiographical writing

    Course Date: Wed 15 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you already have some experience of writing in the autobiographical genre? Whether writing for self-discovery, testimony or to tell your story, this term-long course explores how to ensure your work is both evocative and powerful. Diaries, dreams, memories and fantasy.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £84.00

  15. Folk and pop guitar 1A

    Course Date: Wed 15 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about tuning your instrument, strumming and picking, simple chords for pop songs, scales and chord symbols on this beginner's course. Please bring an acoustic guitar. Continues next term.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

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