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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?
- Life drawing after workCourse start date: Mon 20 Nov 2023 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Eleanor BedlowA fun, relaxed and shorter life drawing class better suited for people coming straight from work. You will be able to work from a variety of life models, in a range of materials and with a variety of poses. You will be working from the unclothed model, both male and female.
- Draw, paint, printCourse start date: Mon 20 Nov 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mary WintourOn 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. .
- Developing watercolour paintingCourse start date: Tue 14 Nov 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Jack DuplockExplore the specific qualities of watercolour and the opportunities this adaptable medium offers to create dynamic painting compositions. Develop a fluency with brush work and layering of colour to develop compositional possibilities.Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £136.00
- Picture book writingCourse start date: Sun 29 Oct 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Andrew WealeWould you like to write a picture book text for young children? This course is designed for children's writers and for illustrators wishing to write their own stories, develop their ideas and technique.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Japanese woodcut printmakingCourse start date: Thu 9 Nov 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Carol Justin WilhideAn introduction to the beautiful and delicate printmaking world of Japanese Woodcut. Explore this water based, non-toxic process and build an appreciation for the handmade. You will learn how to design, carve and make a multi-coloured print. Beginners welcome.Full fee £309.00 Senior fee £247.00 Concession £201.00
- Manual lymphatic drainage: detox for face and neckCourse start date: Thu 23 Nov 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Janet WhiteheadWould you like to learn how to give a detox facial massage? Based on the lymphatic system, this technique is designed to eliminate toxins and improve the skin's appearance by boosting the immune system.Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
- Communicate with confidence through voice and body languageCourse start date: Sat 13 Jan 2024 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Stephanie LunnDiscover how to enhance your vocal impact and physical presence in many situations and become aware of habits that may hold you back from achieving your full potential. Skills on this intensive Saturday course include communicating with confidence, establishing rapport, learning assertive posture and gesture, vocal energy and projecting an effective personal style.
- Textiles and surface pattern: drawing and digital printCourse start date: Wed 28 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Suk Han LeeExplore drawing and printing in the studio, before digitising and manipulating your designs using Photoshop. Suitable for students with a creative background. Photoshop experience would be beneficial but not essential.Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
- Animals in art - from medieval art to todayCourse start date: Wed 6 Mar 2024
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Irina ChkhaidzeThis course focuses on historical shifts in the depiction of animals from the late medieval period to the present, and on the contemporary representations of human-animal relations.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £64.00
- Social media for writersCourse start date: Wed 22 May 2024
Location on this date: OnlineLearn to wield a powerful tool in the contemporary writer’s arsenal: social media.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
- Art and critical theory: rethinking 'nature'Course start date: Wed 26 Jun 2024
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Irina ChkhaidzeExplore the role of critical theory within the field of art history, and learn new ways of thinking about art by focusing on how recent authors have been rethinking our understanding of nature.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £99.00
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