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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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If you can't decide which subject to study, why not try some of our short taster courses?
- Painting: mixing tones for portraitureCourse start date: Thu 1 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kim ScoullerThis course will teach you the skills you need to paint naturalistic skin tones when working from life which will make your figure and portrait paintings more convincing.
- Sewn boards and drum leaf bindings for book artsCourse start date: Thu 15 Feb 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sue DoggettThese book forms are great for making artists’ books and books with content, as they both open flat with little or no restriction at the spine fold. Come and make some models to experiment with, or bring some artwork with you and use this to produce two versatile and creative structures. Some experience of sewing multi-section books will be helpful but not essential.
- Pinhole photographyCourse start date: Sun 18 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Scott PerryDiscover exciting experimental ways of producing photographic images without a camera - build your own pinhole camera, create blue-tinted prints with sunlight, and make prints from objects like the artist Man Ray.
- Photography studio lightingCourse start date: Tue 28 Nov 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Matthew WardLearn about photographic studio practice and lighting. An introduction to using studio flash, 'hot' (tungsten) and ‘cold’ (fluorescent & LED) lights to enhance your portrait and still life photography.
- HTML5 & CSS: intermediate (stage 2)Course start date: Thu 25 Apr 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)Tutors: George StickneyWant to expand your knowledge of HTML and CSS? Need a better understanding of UI design? This course builds on the skills gained on our stage 1 course. Learn to section a web page using strucural tags in HTML. Learn to arrange and position HTML elements to create modern web page layouts using CSS.
This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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