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  1. Photography for beginners
    Course start date:  Sun 25 May 2025 (and 13 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Photography Studio

    Tutors:  Ed Gregory
    Always wondered what half the buttons on your camera actually do? Discover how to use them properly and produce impressive photographs, even as a complete beginner. Gain useful technical knowledge and get expert creative guidance in easy-to-understand language. An ideal first step before enrolling on our intermediate courses.
    Full fee £369.00 Senior fee £295.00 Concession £240.00
  2. Introduction to sculpture
    Course start date:  Sun 15 Sep 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Alexandra Harley, Andrew Revell, Ro Sylvester, Shelley Wilson
    The ultimate introduction to sculpture at City Lit. In each class of this five-day hands-on course you will be introduced to a different sculptural technique and material, by a tutor who is a specialist in that area. This will provide you with a showcase of our sculpture facilities and teaching talent at City Lit. This course is perfect for beginners who want to try out a range of sculptural processes, perhaps to find your area of interest for further study.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £319.00 Concession £259.00
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  3. Introduction to carving
    Course start date:  Sun 26 Jan 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Belinda Edwards
    Have you ever tried carving in wood? Be guided by an expert tutor to learn the basic techniques, materials and processes of carving, and carve a small piece of sculpture using hand carving tools. For complete beginners.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £319.00 Concession £259.00
  4. Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £319.00 Concession £259.00
  5. Beginners' jewellery III
    Course start date:  Sun 27 Apr 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rebecca Ilett
    Beginners 3 is the perfect continuation for those who have some metal jewellery making experience and would like to expand on their basic metal working skills by learning wax carving and casting. Wax carving lends itself very well to creating organic and fluid forms that can’t be made with sheet and wire. There will be set projects as well as the opportunity to experiment and develop your own designs.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £319.00 Concession £259.00
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