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- Contemporary printmaking studio: focus on developing techniquesCourse start date: Tue 11 Oct 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Simon BurderExplore and develop personal work using traditional printmaking methods with a contemporary approach. Techniques covered include drypoint, etching, linocut, collagraphy, lithography and photo etching. All levels of experience welcome.Full fee £749.00 Senior fee £599.00 Concession £487.00
- Printmaking workshop: focus on colourCourse start date: Tue 11 Oct 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kath CastilloA course for intermediate and experienced printmakers wanting to build on previous experience and experiment with process to consolidate and hone technical skills. The focus is on colour application, advanced intaglio processes, realising personal projects and the production of high quality prints.Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £319.00 Concession £259.00
- The 60 minute writerCourse start date: Wed 28 Sep 2022 (and 10 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Anna RichardsFit creative writing into your busy day: a relaxed, informal rolling programme for writers of all levels of experience who enjoy being thrown new ideas and experimenting with poetry and prose.
- Starting your novelCourse start date: Tue 27 Sep 2022 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Vicky GrutGot a great idea for a novel? Jump start your project in this supportive course that covers craft basics such as character and plot. Ideal for writers of fiction with some experience who have an idea for a novel.
- Vectorworks for beginnersCourse start date: Sat 15 Oct 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Nicholas WilliamsonLearn how to visualise your 2D and 3D design ideas using the professional application Vectorworks. Vectorworks is very user-friendly, industry standard software that is ideal for architectural planning, interior design projects, 3D modelling and landscaping.
- Picture framing and mounting for beginnersCourse start date: Tue 13 Sep 2022 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Esther HeyhoeLearn picture framing and mounting skills for the home or workplace. Using professional framing tools and equipment you'll be taught all the skills you need to work in a busy studio or alternatively how to set up your own small scale practice from home.Full fee £309.00 Senior fee £247.00 Concession £201.00
- Large-scale sketchbookCourse start date: Mon 17 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony HullExplore the sequential and adaptive nature of sketchbook drawing as a site for generating personal material, inviting connections, and extracting patterns of meaning. Includes gallery research, set-project as stimulus, and practical exploration of contemporary drawing techniques.Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
- Painting 2Course start date: Thu 20 Oct 2022 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Amanda BrackenCovers themes similar to those in 'Painting course 1', but in more depth and with a stronger emphasis on experimentation. Suitable if you already have some experience in painting. Basic materials included.
- Picture book writingCourse start date: Mon 24 Oct 2022 (and 8 other dates)
Location on this date: Online (other locations are available)Tutors: Andrew WealeWould 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.
- Ways into abstract paintingCourse start date: Tue 30 May 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Eleanor BedlowEncounter different approaches to making abstract paintings while developing your skills in using a variety of painting materials. With reference to the work of abstract artists explore the visual language common to both representation and abstraction, eg. colour, composition, tone and paint application.
- Photography for beginnersCourse start date: Thu 4 May 2023 (and 10 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Ed GregoryAlways 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 £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
- Becoming confident with digital skills: on your computer and online (beginner)Course start date: Fri 5 May 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetAre you new to computers and the Internet? Do you need to increase your confidence with digital skills? Are you confused by Zoom? This course will ensure you have a solid foundation in using computers and being online. You will learn the essential features of creating, saving, storing different types of files and documents, including photos and letters in Word. You will develop your internet skills to find information quickly and efficiently, and learn how to transfer this information to different documents and people. You will also learn the basics of how of how to use Zoom to host meetings and communicate effectively online. Finally, you do all of this while learning how to remain safe online and to keep your files secure.
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
- Sketchbooks: creating visual journeysCourse start date: Thu 27 Oct 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ruth BrisonCreate a 'visual journey' of discovery through an experimental sketchbook. Explore materials and techniques with confidence, including mark making, drawing and mixed media to produce a collection of work or personal ideas for further development. Suitable for all, including those with basic drawing experience.Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
- Introduction to beaded jewelleryCourse start date: Fri 28 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Beverley SellFancy trying your hand at beaded jewellery making? Learn how to work with beads, wire, thread and findings to create beautiful beaded necklaces, bracelets, earrings and tiara designs. Join our introductory course for all levels to discover where to find the best beads, how to knot with thread, manipulate and twist wire and learn how to finish your work using clasps.Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
- Watercolour painting projectsCourse start date: Sat 29 Oct 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Desmond HaughtonAn introduction to a range of watercolour techniques such as layering, masking out and creating textures, to gain basic skills and an insight into the possibilities of this exciting medium. You will be guided through a series of short creative projects including working from still life observation.Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
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