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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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- Generative AI: a short introductionCourse start date: Wed 21 Feb 2024 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kate ScottThis is a short introduction to Generative AI for non-technical beginners who want to find out what all the fuss is about over ChatGPT, DALL-E and Stable Diffusion.
- Video blogging with YouTube: intermediateCourse start date: Mon 11 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Yolanda De Los Bueis UnanuaLearn how to enhance your YouTube channel. Use YouTube full capabilities as social network, video editor and publisher. Edit and enhance your videos with effects and music using open source software Shotcut. Share and connect your channel with other channels and social networks. Learn YouTube promotional features.Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £51.00
- Beauty photography: retouching and editing workshopCourse start date: Mon 18 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Ed GregoryThis course offers you an introduction to professional techniques associated with digital image retouching in the fields of beauty and portraiture photography.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
- Book arts drop-inCourse start date: Mon 25 Mar 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sue DoggettA one-day, tutor supported book arts workshop. This short course is ideal for students who would like some technical or conceptual advice and the space to work on a personal project. Students will work independently with one to one support.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £59.00
- London photography: bridges in the cityCourse start date: Mon 22 Apr 2024
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Michael HardingExplore london and capture the beauty of the capitals bridges that span the Thames. This off-site photographic course will have you down to the river with your camera, exploring the diverse architectural designs and structures of bridges on the Thames that connect London. Learn about their history whilst learning the secrets to successful architectural and location photography.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
- Screenprinting in a dayCourse start date: Mon 5 Aug 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Adam HogarthIn this fun, 1-day workshop you will be taught how to print and register a two colour screenprint using monoprint, colour blends and pre-made photographic screens. You will be taught some basic screen making process and insight into making digital artwork. This will set you up for longer and more advanced screenprinting classes.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
- Focus on: fashion in 16th century artCourse start date: Mon 10 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Julie BarlowDo you know your codpiece from your farthingale? Why did the ruff become so fashionable? How do we identify figures in narrative and religious art? This short course explores the fascinating world of costume in 16th century European painting. Explore the socio-political context behind portraiture, how fashion was employed to convey status, and the impact of developments in textiles and trade.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
- A day at the V&A: an introduction to the collectionsCourse start date: Mon 1 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Elizabeth EyresSpend a fascinating day at the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum exploring a range of galleries. We shall be looking at the decorative arts, paintings, sculpture and design from across the world and across the centuries in this remarkable museum.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
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