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Arts courses

Develop your artistic skills in unique and contemporary learning environments exploring how to develop a range of compositions through using different techniques with the support and guidance of the tutor.

We can offer you an opportunity to develop your skills through enrolling onto one of courses. All levels are welcome.

Contact us

adulteducation@cityoflondon.gov.uk
020 7332 3836

Guildhall
Basinghall Street
London EC2V 7HH

Full course list

*Courses that feature in the Young at Heart programme

Art in the Gallery

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    Art in the gallery

This course offers a unique opportunity for both beginners and more advanced students to develop their artistic skills in the context and the environment of the Gallery's extensive collection. You will plan and develop a range of compositions using different media.

Each lesson will include a short briefing session. You will work on your individual projects with support and guidance from the tutor.

Course details

Day: Monday
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Fee/Concession fee: £120/£27

Course dates

Autumn term - 10/09/2018 - 03/12/18 Register
Spring term - 07/01/2019 - 01/04/2019 Register
Summer term - 29/04/2019 - 15/07/2019 Register

Venue

Guildhall Art Gallery
Guildhall Yard
London EC2V 5AE

The Art Class

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    The Art Class

This course is designed to develop your awareness of a wide range of drawing and painting techniques in an applied context. We will cover the use of mark making, line, tone, form, perspective and composition in drawing, as well as an introduction to colour theory.

Students with experience will develop personal projects, increasing their knowledge of drawing, painting and collage.

Course details

Day: Wednesday
Time: 10am - 12.30pm
Fee/Concession fee: £150/£27

Course dates

Autumn term - 12/09/2018 - 05/12/2018 Register
Spring term - 09/01/2019 - 03/04/2019 Register
Summer term 01/05/2019 - 17/07/2019 Register

Venue

Golden Lane Community Centre
Fann Street
London, EC1Y 0RN

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Creative Sewing

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    sewing

This is an introductory creative sewing course aimed at the local community. No previous experience is necessary and learners of all levels and abilities are welcome. In these sessions you
will learn all aspects of dressmaking, from measuring, cutting to fashion, designing garments to wear, bag making, knitting, crochet, a range of embroidery work, patchwork, cross stitch, decorative stitching skills in a fun friendly atmosphere.

Course details

Day: Thursday
Time: 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Fee: £15

Course dates

Autumn term - 13/09/2018 - 06/12/2018
Spring term - 10/01/2019 - 04/04/2019
Summer term - 02/05/2019 - 18/07/2019

You can register for this course by dropping in to the Children's Centre at Sir John Cass Primary School.

Venue

Portsoken Community Centre
14-16 Little Somerset Street
London E1 8AH

Exploring drawing *

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    Exploring drawing

The course gives an introduction to drawing techniques, use of materials, development of drawing skills and introduction to using paint and colour. We will cover the historical context of drawing and painting. Subjects include landscape, still life and figure drawing.

Day: Thursday
Time: 2:45pm - 4:45pm
Fee/Concession fee: £150/£27

Course dates

Autumn term - 13/09/2018 - 06/12/2018 Register
Spring term - 10/01/2019 - 04/04/2019 Register
Summer term - 02/05/2019 - 18/07/2019 Register

Day: Friday
Time: 2pm - 4.30pm
Fee/Concession fee: £150/£27

Course dates

Autumn term - 14/09/2018 - 07/12/2018 Register
Spring term - 11/01/2019 - 05/04/2019 Register
Summer term - 03/05/2019 - 19/07/2019 Register

Venue

Golden Lane Community Centre
Fann Street
London, EC1Y 0RN

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