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- Photography for beginnersCourse start date: Thu 4 May 2023 (and 10 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Michael Harding, Matthew WardAlways 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
- Write a short story in a weekendCourse start date: Sat 8 Oct 2022 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Vicky GrutTurn your great idea into a short story on this fun practical course. Through a series of inspiring exercises, you'll be introduced to some key fiction-writing techniques and encouraged to draft a short story from beginning to end.
- Astronomy: a gentle introductionCourse start date: Sat 20 May 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Roger O'BrienA leisurely walk through back garden astronomy. Learn how to find your way around the constellations, whether to buy a telescope, how to find planets and look safely at the sun. Find out why astronomy is good for you.
- 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.
- How do we perceive time?Course start date: Fri 14 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Anita KasabovaEinstein famously remarked that time – or the distinction between past, present, and future – is an illusion. Yet we experience events in a temporal order we call the ‘passage of time’. In this workshop participants are invited to reflect on how they perceive time, as we explore the roles of perception, memory, and emotion in temporal experience. This session is part of the 2022 Mental Wealth Festival hosted by City Lit and partners.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £5.00 Senior fee £5.00 Concession £5.00
- Vectorworks for beginnersCourse start date: Fri 19 May 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Nicholas WilliamsonOn this fast paced course learn how to create engaging digital 2D and 3D images of your 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 modeling and landscaping.
- Autobiography into fiction: a tasterCourse start date: Sat 15 Oct 2022 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Vicky GrutLearn how to turn real-life experiences into gripping fiction in this fun short course for fiction-writing beginners and experienced writers. Develop your writing skills and explore techniques for transforming personal stories into strong narratives.
- Art and creative thinking with Rod JudkinsCourse start date: Sun 28 May 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rod JudkinsArt is fundamentally about communicating ideas. If the idea is strong, the work of art is memorable.
This exciting, one day workshop, led by Rod Judkins (artist, tutor and author of ‘The art of Creative thinking’ and ‘Ideas are your only currency’) will explore methods to create ideas and concepts and combine them with the process of making.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £89.00
- 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
- Complete beginners: becoming confident on your computer and onlineCourse start date: Tue 2 May 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetAre you completely new to computers and the Internet? This course will help you get started on using a computer and the internet. You will learn about key terms you need to starting becoming confident on a PC and online. You will learn about different files and how to create and save them. You will learn how to write and send simple letters and emails. You will develop your internet skills so you can find information and complete online forms. 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 £39.00 Senior fee £31.00 Concession £20.00
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