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- Picture book writingCourse start date: Mon 24 Oct 2022 (and 8 other dates)
Location on this date: Online (other locations are available)Tutors: Lou KuenzlerWould you like to write a picture book text for young children? This course is designed for children's writers and for illustrators wishing to write their own stories, develop their ideas and technique.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Introduction to etching for jewellersFull fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
- An introduction to Japanese Anime: history, genres and authorsCourse start date: Sun 27 Nov 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Cristina MassaccesiWhat is anime? What are the artistic and narrative features that make these films so instantly recognizable? This one-day film course will provide an overview of the history of Japanese animation cinema, its inextricable links with manga and its multi-faceted and varied productions that range from children’s films to genres such as cyberpunk and yaoi. During the course, we will watch and discuss clips from a variety of production companies and directors, such as Haya Miyazaki, the Studio Ghibli and Katsuhiro Otomo.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
- Build a website in a day with WordPressCourse start date: Mon 14 Nov 2022 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Swati PanditWordPress is the world's most popular content management system, and it's free! On this intensive, short course you'll learn how to use it to build your own website.
- Alexander technique: workshopCourse start date: Sun 27 Nov 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Brita ForsstromDiscover how to return your body to its natural state of balance and poise in this beginner's guide to the Alexander Technique. Learn to become mindful of muscular and mental tension in this session.Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £55.00
- Drawing for beginnersCourse start date: Sun 25 Sep 2022 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Eleanor BedlowStart drawing and learn traditional and less traditional methods of drawing simple objects. Using structured activities, we will introduce key concepts such as line, tone, composition and mark making. Ideal if you have little or no drawing experience; a great way to learn the basics or prepare for longer courses.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
- Introduction to PythonCourse start date: Sun 22 Jan 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Rich CochraneWant to learn more about how computers work or what computer programmers do? Get started in computer programming using the most popular and easy-to-use computer programming language Python.
- Craft focus: voice in fictionCourse start date: Sat 19 Nov 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Tasha KavanaghAll fiction must have a 'voice,' a complex mix of elements that, together, give the piece its unique identity. Learn what 'voice' really means in fiction and how to develop a voice for your story that can capture the attention of readers.
- Film Studies TasterCourse start date: Sun 11 Dec 2022 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Online (other locations are available)Tutors: Paul SuttonThis taster of forthcoming film courses at City Lit in 2023 offers you the chance to think about which ones to take while also providing an opportunity to explore some of the key areas in film studies more generally.
Learn how to evaluate and discuss films while enjoying a working example of a City Lit film studies class.
We will view clips from a wide variety of films, exploring themes and technique in British cinema and modern American cinema. There will be a chance to review term two film courses at City Lit (January - July 2023).
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
- Anatomy and physiology: workshopCourse start date: Sun 28 May 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Doe WarnesEver wondered what your insides look like? This fascinating class offers an understanding of our body and the amazing way it works. Ideal for anyone with a general interest as well as those hoping to progress to higher level courses.
- Craft focus: how to edit your story (fiction and non-fiction)Course start date: Sun 4 Dec 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lucy PopescuEditing is an essential skill for any writer. Learn the different types of editing processes and how to polish your own prose in this useful workshop for writers. Suitable for those with some experience of creative writing.
- Quantum physics: an introductionCourse start date: Sun 4 Dec 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Radmila TopalovicLearn about the failure of classical mechanics (everyday laws of physics) to explain particle behaviour and the emergence of the quantum revolution. Consider interpretations of these unusual phenomena and the use of quantum physics in current technology.
- Arabic Regional Dialects-MoroccoCourse start date: Sun 4 Dec 2022
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Nora Allali-CarlingThis course forms one of a series of workshops which will equip you with the skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in a range of different Arabic dialects in a variety of situations. You will need to have studied Arabic for at least a year or have an equivalent level and have some knowledge of the alphabet.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00
- 50 drawings in a dayCourse start date: Tue 25 Oct 2022 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rod JudkinsA high energy programme of directed and self-directed drawing projects, with rapid shifts in materials, scale, subject and focus. Strictly no discards - come ready to play, risk, invent and discuss! For those with some drawing experience.
- Becoming confident on PowerPoint 365 (beginner)Course start date: Sun 7 May 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetDo you want to learn how to create presentations? Are you completely new to PowerPoint? Can you use some PowerPoint features but want to expand your skills? On this course you will learn the essential elements of how to create an effective and appealing presentation from creating slides and slideshows from scratch, to using templates, to appropriate use of images and text. You will focus not only on the specific functions of PowerPoint but also what makes a presentation successful.
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click hereFull fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £30.00
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