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  1. Watercolour painting studio: urban landscapes
    Course start date:  Thu 13 Jun 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Hilary Rosen
    Build your confidence and skills in outdoor watercolour painting in a variety of central London locations. You will be introduced to watercolour mixing and mark making in relation to painting the urban landscape. This course can be seen as a refresher or for students who have had a minimum amount of watercolour experience.
    Full fee £339.00 Senior fee £271.00 Concession £220.00
  2. Watercolour painting: summer school intensive
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Mon 15 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Hilary Rosen
    Condense your learning on this intensive course. Working from still life explore a variety of application techniques such as layering, masking-out and creating textures to gain a grounding in the rich possibilities of the watercolour medium.
    Full fee £299.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £194.00
  3. Drawing in colour: summer school intensive
    Course start date:  Wed 24 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kim Scouller
    Explore a variety of techniques and approaches to making a still-life in pastels. Learn how to mix pastels on paper, choose suitable materials and supports to allow you to create a finished pastel drawing.
    Full fee £259.00 Senior fee £207.00 Concession £168.00
  4. Picture framing and mounting for beginners
    Course start date:  Tue 9 Apr 2024 (and 11 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Esther Heyhoe
    Learn 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 £279.00 Senior fee £223.00 Concession £181.00
  5. Textiles: starting out in print
    Course start date:  Tue 1 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Learn how to create textiles on this practical introductory course to textile print processes. Explore

    block, transfer, silkscreen and monoprinting. Suitable for all levels.
    Full fee £279.00 Senior fee £223.00 Concession £181.00
  6. Introduction to Robotics
    Course start date:  Wed 16 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    This is a new course at City Lit. We are preparing the course outline and soon will publish.

    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 £269.00 Senior fee £215.00 Concession £175.00
  7. City Lit Pro: Generative AI strategy and governance
    Course start date:  Wed 30 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Vina Theodorakopoulou
    The Generative AI Strategy and Governance course will explore the strategic and ethical implications of generative AI adoption, focusing on responsible governance and effective strategies.
    Full fee £269.00 Senior fee £269.00 Concession £269.00
  8. Introduction to painting still-life
    Course start date:  Tue 5 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Learn the essentials of Still Life painting from paint handling and colour theory to composition.

    Dedicate some time to developing your painting in a series of controlled steps. Learn to select and prepare surfaces and materials, build a composition around still life objects and make supplementary studies to guide your colour application. For absolute beginners.
    Full fee £279.00 Senior fee £223.00 Concession £181.00
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