Art & Design Courses in London

Build Art & Design offers the most diverse range of part-time, weekend and evening courses in London, taught by successful artists and practitioners. Rated ‘outstanding’ in our last government inspection our art classes include some of the most popular subjects in London; from photography, fashion and textiles, drawing and painting, print, graphic designinterior design and garden design courses, just to name a few. Whether you are a complete beginner or a practising artist, we are sure we have an art course for you!

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  1. Try it out conservation

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the tools, materials and skills involved in book repair and conservation while trying out some basic techniques on paper, book cloth and board. No bookbinding experience required and a chance to discuss further study in bookbinding at Build.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  2. Learn to use: oil pastels

    Learn to use: oil pastels

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the versatility and rich colours of this beautiful drawing and painting medium. Through practical exercises, discover its potential to create oil-like surface effects and its suitability for sketching and outdoor colour work.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  3. Introduction to using the sewing machine

    Introduction to using the sewing machine

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Become familiar with the sewing machine, learning how to thread up and use the machine safely and competently. Practise machine stitching different seams, hems and inserting a zip. Basic materials included.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  4. Art and creative thinking workshop with Rod Judkins

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Art 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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  5. Try it out: drawing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experience the joy of drawing. Explore a selection of different drawing materials and try out innovative and experimental drawing exercises. The perfect way to start drawing.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  6. Repair your jewellery tools

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fed up with your jewellery making tools getting lost or damaged? Want to know how to sharpen them, and keep them in tip top condition? This short workshop will introduce you to proper care of your equipment, and where to source new additions.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  7. Friday lates: art and alchemy - from ancient to contemporary

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 27 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Delve into a magical world of hidden secrets and bizarre symbolism as we distil the heady mix that is art and alchemy; from early manuscripts and renaissance paintings, to the surrealists and contemporary art.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £12.00

  8. Art icons: Jacques-Louis David and Neoclassicism

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 28 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the Neo-classical movement, focusing on David as its key example, considering issues such as social change and politics, biography, artistic and theoretic influences, notably that of Winckelmann.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  9. Try it out: watercolour painting

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 29 Sep 2019 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experience the radiant qualities of watercolour painting. Through simple exercises, we'll explore watercolour techniques and mediums. The perfect way to start using watercolour. Tutor: Diane Martin.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  10. Focus on: Hogarth

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 29 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the life and work of William Hogarth. Best known for his print engravings and his bawdy depictions of 18th century London, we explore these and other aspects of his work and the society that inspired it.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  11. Friday lates: Joseph Beuys and his coyote - charlatan or prophet?

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 4 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the work of one of the most controversial figures of post-war art, a passionate believer in the power of art to transform the world, an artist whose work remains a vital reference for many artists today.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £12.00

  12. Art icons: JMW Turner and Romanticism

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 5 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore Romanticism as an international movement, focusing on Turner as its key example, considering issues such as social change, biography, material experimentation and artistic and theoretic interests.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  13. Think like an artist: in 17th century Britain

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 6 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the artistic world of 17th century Britain from the perspective of the artist. How did an artist train? What did it take to be successful? What demands and challenges did leading artists face? Includes gallery visit.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  14. Friday lates: art and the absurd

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 11 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Taking as its central theme the controversial idea that most art is absurd, this lectures explores artists that directly utilise humour and the ridiculous in their practice, and argues that the absurd is a vital and valuable tool for creative and poetic exploration.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £12.00

  15. Art icons: Courbet and Realism

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 12 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore Realism in the nineteenth century, focusing on Courbet as its key example, considering such issues as social and political change, formal and subject developments, theoretic interests and artistic influences.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  16. Focus on: van Gogh

    Focus on: Van Gogh

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 13 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Famously unsuccessful in his own lifetime, Vincent van Gogh developed his unique style be engaging with his contemporaries, old masters and Japanese art. Discover van Gogh’s influences and legacy in this one-day course.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  17. Cyanotype in a day

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 13 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Cyanotype is a photographic printing process which can produce beautiful images from existing photographs or drawings in combination with physical objects. This is a beginners' course for all.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  18. Friday lates: poster art - print, pop and propaganda

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 18 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get a snapshot of the eye-catching and colourful world of poster art, from Belle Époque decadence to Avant-Garde dynamism; from Art Nouveau to Atelier Populaire, and the everyday glamour of Pop.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £12.00

  19. Art icons: Monet and Impressionism

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 19 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the Impressionist movement, focusing on Monet as its key example, considering such issues as biography, social change, artistic influences, material developments and stylistic progress.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  20. Focus on: Irish art

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 20 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ireland has a rich history of visual art, from the Book of Kells and the grandeur of its Georgian architecture to modern and contemporary artists such as Jack Yeats and Francis Bacon.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  21. Try it out: precious metal clay jewellery

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 20 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to experience working with one of the most versatile and effective materials in jewellery making? Come and get to grips with precious metal clay, which handles like clay but turns into pure silver when fired.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  22. Try it out: Graphic design

    Course Date: Wed 23 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This one-session taster course will help you find out which longer graphic design course is right for you. This course is ideal if you are interested in our 30 week Build graphic design course but need further guidance before you begin.

    See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our graphic design courses

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    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  23. Friday lates: what is creativity?

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 25 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This lecture explores the idea and practice of creativity from the perspective of art and cultural theory, and looks to determine not only what creativity is but why it is so important for us now and in the future?
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £12.00

  24. Introduction to diamonds

    Introduction to diamonds

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 26 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join this fascinating one day course for a valuable insight into the diamond trade, different types of diamonds on the market, and how to assess them. Learn about how the beautiful stones are mined, cut, graded and priced, as well as exploring common simulants. No previous experience necessary.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  25. Think like an artist: in 16th century Venice

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 27 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Find out how the art of the mercantile republic of 16th century Venice reflects its unique location, trade routes and society.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

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