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. Experience: sculpture

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experience making artworks in 3D. This fun and practical course is ideal if you have always wanted to try sculpture, offering you a taste of basic sculpture techniques and principles. For complete beginners.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  2. Art of the Northern Renaissance

    Art of the Northern Renaissance

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the art of the German Renaissance through the work of its most innovative artists, including Albrecht Dürer, Cranach and Grünewald.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  3. Jewellery: design lab

    Jewellery: design lab

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fancy working on your own jewellery projects in a professional workshop with an expert tutor? Join our interactive Jewellery Design Lab to perfect your skills, try different techniques, and discover new design approaches. Develop your own projects with expert guidance, and step outside your comfort zone to produce top-quality piecesyour own jewellery designs?
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £339.00
    Concession: £207.00

  4. InDesign: stage 1

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Adobe InDesign is the key desktop publishing software used to create posters, flyers, brochures, magazines and books. In this stage 1 course you will learn how to plan and design a publication, construct simple advertisments and lay out a multi-column page.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  5. Book conservation and repair: vellum-bound books

    Book conservation and repair: vellum-bound books

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to assess books and repair vellum-covered books including limp, semi-limp and boarded style. Work on your own projects in paper, cloth or leather. Basic materials included. For those with some bookbinding experience.
    Full fee: £469.00
    Senior fee: £375.00
    Concession: £286.00

  6. Exploring watercolour and mixed media

    Exploring watercolour and mixed media

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the sensitivity of water-based media such as inks, watercolour, water-soluble pen, pencil and crayon. Make inventive combinations of media to draw from your own found imagery, photographs and sketches.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £271.00
    Concession: £207.00

  7. Painting 1

    Painting 1

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to painting, focusing on differing approaches to observational and imaginative work. Learn how to organise a palette, mix colours and create different textures. Basic materials included.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £271.00
    Concession: £207.00

  8. Digital animation for beginners

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For anyone who's ever wanted to try their hand at digital animation, this 10-week beginner's course introduces you to all the basic skills, combining traditional methods of drawn and cut-out animation with computer techniques to help you produce your own short animations using Animate CC (formerly known as Flash).

    See a selection of films and animations made on our courses on our Vimeo site

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

  9. Calligraphy: modern copperplate

    Calligraphy: modern copperplate

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is suitable for all who would like to learn new skill of beautiful writing or to improve their calligraphy. The course will also help to develop your creativity and will give you a lot of ideas for future personal projects. The course is for both beginners and advanced students. Suitable for left and right-handers.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  10. Life drawing: all levels

    Life drawing: all levels

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Drawing from the nude model. Through structured teaching, you'll explore a range of materials and approaches to this enduring and fascinating genre, including: proportion, tone, line, scale and mark making and taking inspiration from other artists. For all levels.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £263.00
    Concession: £201.00

  11. Re-thinking modernism and post-modernism

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Critical studies course exploring cultural developments over the past 100 years – from modernism and post-modernism, to metamodernism and post-internet theories. This course is ideal for those wishing to understand, situate themselves and inspire the development of work within a contemporary cultural context.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  12. Live action and 3D animation: the magical mix

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    On this exciting practical course you will learn how to create 3D model animation and composite it into live action footage. Invaluable for animators and film makers alike who want to create exciting innovative short films.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  13. The art and culture of the Victorians

    The art and culture of the Victorians

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Discover the fascinating world of the Victorians and their legacy, exploring fine art, design, architecture, and literature through gallery visits.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  14. Art and madness. Image: The Scream by Munch

    Art and 'madness'

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What is the relationship between creativity and 'madness'? Is there a link or is this a romantic notion? Via Michelangelo, Goya, van Gogh, Munch and others, explore how ‘madness’ changes how we think about artists.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  15. Calligraphy: layout and lettering

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the principles of calligraphy and explore a range of tools and techniques to create an individual piece. Suitable for beginners as well as improvers and left or right handers welcome.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

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