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- Online marketing: a detailed introductionCourse start date: Wed 11 Oct 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)Tutors: Julian HoldenA popular course that provides an in-depth look at the tools and techniques you can use to market your business on the internet. Examine Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), web advertising with Google AdWords and social media marketing among other topics, along with the management tools needed to measure success.
This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Cut, stab and etch: printmaking with linocutsCourse start date: Fri 15 Sep 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lisa CradduckCut, stab and etch your way to dynamic blocks and exciting prints. Practical instruction in both traditional and inventive linocut printmaking techniques, including the reduction method developed by Picasso, multiple block printing and Polish dot linocut.
- Introduction to lino and woodblock printingCourse start date: Fri 20 Oct 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gareth BerwynLearn how to create multicolour or monochrome relief prints. You'll be encouraged to work from your own source imagery (sketches, magazine cuttings, photos etc) as an inspirational lead-in to producing relief prints to take home.Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
- Developing photography skillsCourse start date: Thu 28 Sep 2023 (and 9 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Ed GregoryAlready know the basics of photography but want to take things further? Refresh your knowledge, learn more advanced skills and develop your creative ideas, with an established professional photographer on hand for technical guidance and creative inspiration.
- 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
- London street photographyCourse start date: Fri 27 Oct 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Michael HardingWish you could capture those spontaneous moments of urban life like a pro? Learn the tricks of the skilful trade of street photography and build your confidence in snapping candid, unobtrusive photographs on the street, shooting in some of the most dynamic and vibrant areas of London to tell powerful stories in single images.
- Creative image editing with Photoshop and LightroomCourse start date: Fri 23 Feb 2024 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Michael HardingLearn how to use and apply the key features of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop to develop your image editing skills.
- Introduction to casting and mould makingCourse start date: Fri 10 Nov 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Valerie MerloBreak the mould - try your hand at the techniques of mould making and casting as practised by sculptors, prop-makers and designers. Under the guidance of highly experienced industry professionals in our fully equipped sculpture studio, explore making plaster and rubber moulds. Then learn how to cast from them in plaster of Paris and cement.
- Drawing: a contemporary approachCourse start date: Fri 10 Nov 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mario Lautier VellaTake 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.
- Introduction to business accountingCourse start date: Fri 10 Nov 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Fola MosesEvery business needs to know if it is making a profit or loss and the worth of the business. This course addresses these issues.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Life drawing: experimental approachesCourse start date: Fri 17 Nov 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Clare Barton-HarveyExplore imaginative, dynamic approaches to drawing the figure with a variety of media: be inspired by new ways of seeing and access innovative ways of approaching your drawing.
- Looking at paintingsCourse start date: Fri 29 Sep 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Julia MusgraveLook at masterpieces in major London galleries in this introduction to European painting. Explore different painting techniques and genres (landscape, portrait and history painting) for a basic understanding and increased enjoyment of Western art.
- Introduction to the V&ACourse start date: Fri 29 Sep 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Julia MusgraveExplore the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum. We visit different galleries each week looking at the decorative arts, paintings and the transfer of design ideas across the centuries.Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £162.00
- Introduction to screenprintingCourse start date: Mon 18 Sep 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anne-Marie FosterThis course is a creative and practical introduction to the screen-printing process, aimed at beginners and the curious. You will learn step by step how to make your own series of silk screen prints using a variety of techniques.
- The art and culture of 18th century London
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