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. Contemporary art sketchbook walk

    Contemporary art sketchbook walk

    Course Date: Thu 30 May 2019
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Develop your creative and critical engagement in the settings of East London's cutting edge independent galleries and artists' spaces. You will build a sketch book / journal to record your work, ideas and findings.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  2. Learning to draw at the British Museum

    Course Date: Thu 30 May 2019
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Work from a fascinating range of artefacts and objects in the British Museum while developing your drawing skills. Explore the challenges and pleasures of sketchbook drawing methods using a variety of drawing materials under expert guidance from the tutor.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £85.00

  3. Introduction to drawing perspective

    Course Date: Fri 31 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to the practical and creative use of perspective. Lively exercises lead up to drawing in perspective from observation and imagined objects and spaces. This course is for a perfect introduction to perspective drawing for beginners. There will also be the option for you to work on your own project with guidance from the tutor.

    Perspective and other drawing systems will enable visualisation of ideas.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £146.00

  4. Metal sculpture all levels

    Metal sculpture all levels

    Course Date: Fri 31 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the techniques required in making sculptural/functional objects in steel: cutting, bending, welding and joining small scale metal. Please bring ideas, inspiration and scrap metal. For beginners or those with some prior experience.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £170.00

  5. From observation to abstraction: a sketchbook journey

    Course Date: Sat 1 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Using your sketchbook as a safe experimental place you will start by developing a series of observational drawings from which to explore abstraction using the creative cycle. You will have the opportunity to explore the context and concepts behind 20th century abstract art in the western world and demystify abstraction and apply in your own creative practice.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  6. Textiles: recycle fabrics using kantha stitch

    Textiles: recycle fabrics using kantha stitch

    Course Date: Sat 1 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Using techniques inspired by kantha quilting, recycle your old favourite fabrics. Blend old and new materials with simple running stitch to create several exploratory samples or a small resolved piece.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £167.00
    Concession: £127.00

  7. Introduction to prop making for film, TV, theatre and display: part 2

    Introduction to prop making for film, TV, theatre and display: part 2

    Course Date: Sat 1 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you interested in prop making for film, TV, theatre, window display, photographic industries or live events? Get to grips with everything you might encounter as a prop maker, from creatively interpreting a client's brief, to working to a budget and meeting deadlines. Learn to problem solve and apply a range of techniques to bring a 3D design concept to fruition, getting a real insight into the prop making industry and its challenges. This is part 2 of 'Introduction to prop making for film, TV, theatre and display' so is ideal if you have done part 1 or have some experience in prop making techniques. . https://bildutrapagaran.info/blog/introduction-career-prop-making.
    Full fee: £499.00
    Senior fee: £499.00
    Concession: £304.00

  8. Retouching your photographs for beginners

    Course Date: Sat 1 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Learn how to use Photoshop to enhance your photographs. Explore basic retouching techniques including enhancing colour, removing unwanted items, clearing skin imperfections and reshaping objects and people.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  9. Laser-cutting and woodcut for relief printmaking

    Course Date: Sun 2 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Create a digital file which is used to laser-cut /engrave intricate hand drawn designs, photographic imagery or text into plywood blocks. You will print these using traditional and experimental methods by hand and using a press, to create a small edition of prints. This course combines digital and traditional processes, allowing you to experiment with printing techniques and develop multicolour prints.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  10. Embroidery and embellishment for fashion and textiles

    Embroidery and embellishment for fashion and textiles

    Course Date: Sun 2 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to the world of embroidery and embellishment. Explore a concept of your choice through experimentation with embroidery and embellishment techniques using hand and machine methods.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £146.00

  11. Intermediate handbuilding

    Course Date: Sun 2 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore your personal creative ideas in clay, increase your making and decorating skills. Use a range of hand building techniques to develop your practical skills and expand your knowledge of ceramic materials.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £243.00

  12. Sculpture: inspired by Giacometti

    Course Date: Sun 2 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A bronze by Swiss sculptor Giacometti recently sold at auction for £65,000,000. Create your own by researching materials, building an armature, sculpting directly in plaster and colour your sculpture to a realistic bronze finish. All abilities welcome.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £139.00

  13. Digital video editing using Final Cut Pro X: intensive

    Course Date: Mon 3 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to edit video like a professional? Get to grips with the industry software Final Cut Pro X on this intensive introductory course, learning the basic principles and technical skills of editing movie footage. Discover the conventions of professional editing, how to construct a narrative, and the technical features specific to Final Cut Pro X, trying your hand at basic cutting techniques to produce seamless videos on your own computer. Tutor: Lily Markiewicz.

    See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our courses on our Vimeo site

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    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £319.00
    Concession: £243.00

  14. Digital video editing: stage 3

    Course Date: Mon 3 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Already experienced in editing but want to up your game? You might have got to grips with some of the industry's top software - but tools are only half the story. This practical workshop focuses on the importance of structure and content creation, as well as commonly encountered problems in the editing process, and how to analyse your own and other's work to transform your footage.

    See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our courses on our Vimeo site

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    Full fee: £379.00
    Senior fee: £303.00

  15. Introduction to laser cutting for jewellery

    Course Date: Mon 3 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Adobe Illustrator is a vector drawing software widely used in industry for preparing artwork for outsourced processes such as laser engraving and water-jet cutting. This course will introduce using Illustrator for preparing files for laser-cutting, and the exciting possibilities laser-cutting provides specifically for jewellery-making.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

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