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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?
- BSL level 2Course start date: Wed 27 Sep 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Susan WhalleyHave you passed your BSL level 1 and are you ready for a level 2 course? Build your skills and knowledge and achieve a level 2 qualification, accredited by Signature.
- Jewellery making: all levelsCourse start date: Mon 30 Oct 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kevin StevensonEver wanted to turn your hand to making your own jewellery? If you have done it before, would you like to hone your skills with a professional tutor? Whatever your level, come and practise making jewellery to your own designs, whether you are picking up the basics of cutting, forming and texturing, or taking your designs to the next level with more complex approaches like chain making.
- Drawing 1Course start date: Fri 29 Sep 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Eleanor BedlowExplore the creative possibilities of drawing, gain confidence and broaden your expectations and understanding. Learn and develop key drawing concepts: function of line, tone, texture, form, composition and mark making through a carefully structured approach. Suitable for beginners.
- 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
- Drawing 2Course start date: Thu 12 Oct 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ruth BrisonDevelop your knowledge of basic drawing skills and concepts, work with a range of media and approaches, and explore various artists' drawings. Produce exciting and personal images, and build confidence in tackling more complex drawings.
- Contemporary watercolour painting projectsCourse start date: Sat 4 Nov 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anne-Marie FosterThrough a set of short projects inspired by contemporary practitioners and their contribution to the uniqueness of the medium, the course will help you expand your understanding of watercolour and enable you to make informed choices in making personal work. It will also feature some approaches to painting, beyond the immediate western tradition to provide broader technical and critical insights.Full fee £339.00 Senior fee £271.00 Concession £220.00
- Modern copperplate calligraphy for improversCourse start date: Mon 25 Sep 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Veiko KespersaksExpand your knowledge of decorative handwriting with a flexible pointed nib, penholder, and ink. If you have previously learned the basics of traditional copperplate calligraphy but would like to understand more about the script, then this is the course for you. Suitable for both left-handers and right-handers.Full fee £419.00 Senior fee £335.00 Concession £272.00
- Introduction to AutoCAD 2DCourse start date: Mon 23 Oct 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)Tutors: Nicholas WilliamsonAutoCAD is an essential part of the work process for engineers, designers, architects and visualisers. This course will teach you to create 2D technical drawings on a Mac in one of the leading CAD design programmes.
This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £299.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £194.00
- Life drawing: a contemporary approachCourse start date: Mon 15 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetThis course introduces exciting contemporary approaches to life drawing using a variety of processes including using wire to draw with, clayslip for mark-making and plaster. You will be encouraged to explore creative and imaginative approaches in your response to the life model.
Suitable for all levels but some previous life drawing experience would be an advantage.Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
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