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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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- Photography studio lightingCourse start date: Thu 27 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Ed Gregory, 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.
- Natural facelift: a CPD workshopCourse start date: Thu 7 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Mark WoollardThis highly effective and popular massage can delay the visible signs of ageing, without the need for invasive surgery.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £199.00
- Life drawing and mindfulnessCourse start date: Thu 7 Mar 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Clare Barton-HarveyExplore a range of imaginative and traditional approaches to drawing the human figure and how mindfulness in the context of drawing can inspire new ways of seeing and responding to your materials and subject matter.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
- Drawing: colour pastel techniquesCourse start date: Thu 7 Mar 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ro SylvesterExplore the versatility and rich colours of this beautiful drawing and painting medium. Through practical exercises, discover its potential to create a variety of surface effects and its suitability for sketching and outdoor colour work.
- Modern Greek beginners: module 1Course start date: Thu 18 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Florendia YiannoullouLearn to speak Greek and develop your speaking and listening skills on this communicative course, which emphasises the practical use of the language.Suitable for complete beginners.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Drawing: ink and wash techniquesCourse start date: Thu 9 May 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetThe 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.
- Large format camera workshopCourse start date: Thu 11 Apr 2024
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Matthew WardThis hands-on practical photography workshop will enable you to discover the beauty of testing, experimenting and shooting with large-format photography. This is a skilled art form with often spectacular results and offers great potential in how we capture and showcase photographic images. Explore large format camera techniques and equipment from focus control to film loading, with expert guidance, demonstrations, and practical exercises.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- Painting: mixing tones for portraitureCourse start date: Thu 9 May 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Alex HannaThis 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.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- Pinhole photographyCourse start date: Thu 13 Jun 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.
- Social media for business: introductionCourse start date: Thu 27 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Julian HoldenThis course builds on the topics examined in Online Marketing: a detailed introduction and will provide a more in depth look at the tools and techniques you can use to market your business on the internet.
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