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Abstract Painting - All Levels

The course is project based using a termly theme that taps into different aspects of the abstract
painting language/ideas. Previous courses have covered themes such as Picture Space, Colour,
and Chance.
The sessions will therefore be structured so that students can build their own project on that
theme. Students will be encouraged to develop their own approach and experiment with painting.
We will also look at many of the criteria and debates that surround the subject of abstract
painting.
During the course we will cover a broad range of individual...

15/04/2024 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £327 - C02305-232403

Advanced Practice Photography

Advanced Practice photographers offers self-motivated photographers the opportunity to expand on their effective use of technique and visual language in photography through a broad thematic exploration of photography with the scope to pursue individual interests. You will benefit from both regular group photography shoots, critiques and reflection on outcomes you have made, and tutor consultation to advance your individual photographic style while also enabling you to challenge yourself outside of potential comfort zones in the progress to create more powerful images that are informed...

01/11/2024 - Fri (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 29 weeks - £793 - C02146-242501

Animation - Adobe Animate for Beginners

This course provides an immersive introduction to 2D animation in Adobe Animate, a versatile and accessible animation software used by professional animators to create cartoons for films, TV shows, adverts, video games, streaming and social media content. You will learn the fundamentals of animation and how to apply them in Adobe Animate. By the end of the course, you will have a solid foundation in the basic tools and processes of creating animations in Adobe Animate.

15/04/2024 - Mon (14:30-17:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 10 weeks - £260 - C02993-232403

Art and Design for Wellbeing - Introduction (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

This course is designed to provide you with creative freedom as to how you wish to express yourself with creative media, with outlines in place to guide you through the creative journey & its variable creative outcomes.

17/04/2024 - Wed (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £138 - C02796-232405
05/06/2024 - Wed (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £138 - C02796-232406

Art and Visual Culture - Learning to Look

Join artist and enthusiastic art lecturer tutor, for a wide-ranging and entertaining series of art and design-related lectures around specific artists, art and design movements and visual culture in general. No prior knowledge or art education required - just an open mind!

Wednesday: 19.00-21.00

These are the kind of lectures you might hear.

These are all stand-alone lectures. A minority are in two parts, given over two consecutive weeks. Learners may join the course in any of the three terms. In a series of lectures, over the three terms we shall be looking at a...

16/04/2024 - Tue (14:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £226 - C02066-232403

Art History - Great Artists in Focus

Join the class for a weekly in-depth look at a particular artist's work. These lively slide lectures will give anyone the opportunity to concentrate on and appreciate a particular artist's work against the contextual backdrop in which they were created. Delivered by artist and art enthusiast, with a background in Art Theory and Art History - these lectures are aimed to be engaging and inspirational.

Each lecture will be followed up with comprehensive notes, sent by email. These are mostly stand-alone lectures and learners may join in any term.

18/04/2024 - Thu (16:30-18:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £226 - C00411-232403

Art History - The Story of Art

Gain a deeper understanding of why and how artists created the work they did by learning about the themes and influences which shaped western art throughout the ages. Join artist and art enthusiast, Robyn Pearce, in these lively, richly illustrated lectures which expose the behind-the-scenes contexts of art movements and their artworks which defined society.

28/02/2024 - Tue (19:15-21:15) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £208 - C01100-232402
16/04/2024 - Tue (19:15-21:15) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £226 - C01100-232403

Bicycle Mechanics Level 1 Award (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

The City & Guilds Level 1 Cycle Maintenance Course is a professional qualification for those who know the basics but want to improve their bike maintenance skills to an industry standard. It is for anyone wanting to work or seeking progression in the cycle industry by gaining an accredited bicycle mechanic qualification to put on their CV. Each module of the course consists of a theory session, a tutor demonstration, an opportunity for learners to practice techniques and concludes with an assessed practical and written theory test. This course will also suit cycling instructors,...

17/04/2024 - Wed (09:30-17:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £308/FREE - C03034-232402

Block Printing, Painting and Image Transfer for Textiles

Learn the basics of one of the oldest types of printmaking in this one day workshop using block printing, free painting , image transfer using the heat transfer presser

12/07/2024 - Fri (10:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £74 - C01970-232401
11/07/2025 - Fri (10:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £74 - C01970-242501

Build your own Terrarium

You will learn how a terrarium works; how these self-contained ecosystems survive so well on their own and how to look after them.

28/06/2024 - Fri (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £37 - C02106-232403

Ceramic Handbuilding, Throwing & Decorating Techniques - Intermediate - Summer School

This one week course is designed to introduce you to ceramic decorating techniques on soft clay, leatherhard clay and fired clay .

22/07/2024 - Mon - Fri (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £230 - C01765-232401
21/07/2025 - Mon - Fri (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £230 - C01765-242501

Ceramics - An Introduction to Making

This course has been designed for complete beginners and for those with very limited knowledge of clay. It takes learners through studio inductions in ceramic processes and teaches the fundamental techniques of hand building, developing skills through the course.

There is no throwing on the wheel in this course.

Learners are only able to attend this course twice, with progression to other courses at the college
following on from this course.

27/02/2024 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £145 - C02817-232404
23/04/2024 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £145 - C02817-232405
04/06/2024 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £145 - C02817-232406

Ceramics for Wellbeing

This course will give you the chance to explore ceramics and its potential for creative output, and in doing so improving your wellbeing. You will learn techniques to make simple items and learn about decoration and glazing.

19/02/2024 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £172 - C01453-232404
15/04/2024 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £145 - C01453-232405
03/06/2024 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £172 - C01453-232406

Ceramics Handbuilding - Beginners/Improvers

This course is designed to introduce you to ceramic handbuilding techniques. The course is suitable for beginners and more experienced ceramicists. During this course you will be able to experiment with different types of clay, glazes and decorating techniques to create ceramic forms either functional or sculptural.

15/04/2024 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £317 - C01351-232403

Ceramics Handbuilding and Decorating Techniques - All Levels

If you already have a good level of ceramics experience from previous courses and practical work, and consider yourself to be intermediate level, then this course is for you.
We will cover hand building techniques and take an in depth look at the wide range of decorative techniques you can use with clay.

17/04/2024 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £354 - C02464-232403

Ceramics Handbuilding and Throwing - All Levels

This is a general ceramics course which covers most methods of making pots including throwing on the potter's wheel. Interspersed with this, you will learn several decorating and firing techniques.

15/04/2024 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £312 - C00117-232403

Ceramics Handbuilding and Throwing - All Levels (Eve)

This course is designed to let you follow your preferred style of making. You will be shown a range of techniques, and once you have mastered each technique you can choose how you would like to form with clay. Pinching, building with soft slabs and throwing will be covered for the beginners.

18/04/2024 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £344 - C00539-232403

Ceramics Handbuilding and Throwing - Intermediate

If you have some experience of ceramics and would like to develop your skills further, perhaps with a view to selling or exhibiting your work, or just for pleasure, then this course is for you.

16/04/2024 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £344 - C00421-232403

Ceramics Handbuilding Workshop

This course is designed for people wishing to learn about ceramics at any level. Beginners are welcome and will be taught the three basic skills of handbuilding; pinching, coiling and slab-building. They will develop an understanding of the malleability of clay, the different types of clay and their different firing temperatures. The course will also teach a basic understanding of glazing, including the different methods of applying glazes and their outcomes. For the more advanced ceramicists, a project will be set each term that challenges a certain aspect of ceramics. However, there is...

16/04/2024 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £344 - C00605-232403

Ceramics Plaster, Mouldmaking, Slipcasting, Decorating and Pressmoulding - All Levels

This course aims to teach you how to make your own moulds and vessels with the slip cast method. We will cover also press moulding techniques, and take an in depth look at the wide range of decorative techniques you can use with clay and slip.

20/04/2024 - Sat (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £364 - C02866-232403

Ceramics Throwing - Beginners

This exciting, hands-on course is designed to introduce you to throwing pots on an electric pottery wheel.

18/04/2024 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £344 - C01338-232403

Ceramics Throwing - Beginners/Post Beginners

This course aims to teach you how to make pots and vessels using the potter's wheel.

16/04/2024 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £344 - C00423-232403

Ceramics Throwing - Intermediate

This course is designed to give you the opportunity to spend an extended time each week working on your own throwing projects. The class is longer than the normal, giving you the time to practice and hone your throwing skills. You will be supported and guided by your tutor, who is an experienced and professional potter. You can work on your own ideas or be inspired by a variety of projects suggested by your tutor.

21/02/2024 - Wed (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 18 weeks - £526 - C01305-232404
15/04/2024 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £317 - C01305-232405

Ceramics Throwing Absolute - Beginners

This course is designed for learners who are complete beginners or who have very limited experience of using the potter’s wheel. Starting with fundamental techniques and progressing skills throughout the term, there will be an emphasis on making tableware using stoneware clay.

16/04/2024 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £334 - C02031-232403

Ceramics Throwing Advanced Masterclass with Emma Johnstone

This masterclass course is designed to give you the opportunity to spend an extended time each week working on your own throwing projects. The class is longer than the normal, giving you the time to practice and hone your throwing skills. You will be supported and guided by your tutor, who is an experienced and professional potter. You can work on your own ideas or be inspired by a variety of projects suggested by your tutor.

Emma Johnstone is a London-based contemporary ceramicist skilled in throwing, decorating techniques and the dramatic firing process of raku.

22/02/2024 - Thu (09:30-13:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 18 weeks - £1,088 - C00116-232402

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