Type
23 courses
Photography

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

Clothesmaking for Beginners (Hillcroft) (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

Ever felt like you cannot find the clothes you would like to wear in the shops? This 6-week beginner?s sewing course is the first step in creating your own clothing, textile products and accessories. You will be taught the skills to start making simple items such as a Tote bag, a small zipper bag and a simple top.

The course begins with understanding the sewing machine, its parts, and functions, and then moving on to learn how to sew straight seams, zig zag stitch, and how to attach a zip. After this course you will be able to use a sewing machine, understand how to construct...

19/02/2024 - Mon (13:00-16:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £173 - C02995-232404
15/04/2024 - Mon (13:00-16:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 5 weeks - £148 - C02995-232405
03/06/2024 - Mon (13:00-16:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 5 weeks - £148 - C02995-232406

Curating, Editing and Exhibiting Photographs

You have taken great photographs, but they are dumped on your hard drive or memory card. Photographs are meant to be printed large and placed on the wall for all to see. This course teaches you the three stages to best show off your photographs. First, selection, editing and visual story telling. Second, the best specialist paper and framing technique to use for maximum impact. Finally, where and how to exhibit, whether this be a blank wall at home, local public space, or exhibition. Your photographs are original, and this course will encourage you to premiere them powerfully.

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10/06/2024 - Mon (13:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £148 - C02806-232401

Digital Photography - Intermediate

This intermediate level course focuses on giving you a deeper understanding of exposure with aim of getting you comfortable using your camera in manual mode. It also takes a deeper look into various aspects of composition to give you the tools to make better creative choices when taking photographs.

17/04/2024 - Wed (18:30-21:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £260 - C01745-232403

Digital Photography - Introduction

If you are looking for an informative guide on how to use your DSLR camera, bring it along to this comprehensive introduction. Over a term you will become increasingly familiar with the various settings on your camera equipment.

Our course is designed to give you a better understanding of what your camera can do and how to do it. The introduction covers the basic controls, making you more confident with the camera, while also illustrating and putting into practice what effect these controls have on the photograph.

This course is geared towards getting you more comfortable and...

23/04/2024 - Tue (18:30-21:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £243 - C00169-232403

Introduction to Sewing & Clothesmaking

This Course is a 5/6-week block of 3 hour introductory lessons for beginners new to sewing and clothesmaking. You will be shown how to thread up and use the sewing machine and work on the group projects in each course. There are 2 different 6 week courses available each term - Part 1 - Making a cushion cover and an A line skirt Autumn Term Part 1 commences 12.09.22 Spring Term Part 1 commences 09.01.23 Summer Term Part 1 commences 17.04.23 Part 2 - Making a tote bag and a simple top Autumn Term Part 2 commences 31.10.22 Spring Term Part 2 commences 20.02.23 Summer Term Part 2 commences 05....

19/02/2024 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £173 - C03010-232404
15/04/2024 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £148 - C03010-232405
03/06/2024 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £173 - C03010-232406

Level 2 Award in Photography

Level 2 specialist courses are designed to give adult learners the knowledge, understanding and skills to prepare them for employment or further study at level 3 or 4.

The Level 2 Certificate in Photography is designed to give you the specialist knowledge, skills and understanding you need to progress towards professional practice or further academic study of photography. You will gain an in-depth experience of the techniques, disciplines and issues within the contemporary photography field and use this to build a portfolio for application to higher level courses or your own...

13/01/2025 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 21 weeks - £517/FREE - C00847-242602

Photography - Intermediate (Hillcroft) (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

Do you have a good understanding of your camera but want to discover more about the different functions and settings? This exciting course will give you a greater insight into the possibilities of your camera, and will develop your photography skills to an intermediate level.

26/02/2024 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £163 - C03000-232404
05/06/2024 - Wed (13:00-16:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 5 weeks - £84/FREE - C03000-232406

Photography - Level 1 Award

This Level 1 qualification course gives you the opportunity to discover and explore photography using digital cameras to produce creative images successfully. It will give you the opportunity to explore photography processes and techniques along with contextual links between photography and historical art genres using appropriate visual language including still life, portrait, landscape, composition and other formal elements.

Once completed you will receive the UAL Level 1 Award in Art, Design and Media.

16/04/2024 - Tue (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £318/FREE - C00465-232403

Photography for Beginners (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

This course will be delivered onsite at our Hillcroft campus. You do not need your own DSL to study this course, a camera phone or compact camera is fine.

Over a duration of this course you will become increasingly familiar with the settings on your camera equipment.

Our course is designed to give you a better understanding of what your camera can do and how to do it. The introduction covers the basic controls, making you more confident with the camera, while also illustrating and putting into practice what effect these controls have on the photograph.

This course is...

24/04/2024 - Wed (13:00-16:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 5 weeks - £91/FREE - C02843-232405

Photography Workshop - Alternative Analogue Photography Processes

Have you ever wondered how and when photography really started? Did you know you can make photographs without a camera? This 10-week course will enable you to discover some of photography's earliest and hidden analogue practices and processes as well as alternative digital photography techniques.

16/04/2024 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 10 weeks - £285 - C02949-232403

Photography: The Photo Essay - Intermediate

This course is aimed at intermediate and advanced photographers looking to learn how to create a photographic body of work based on a single subject. It will explore how photography can be used as tool to explore different themes and how a series of images can be used to construct both linear and non-linear narratives.

18/04/2024 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £339 - C03099-232403

Planting Design - Introduction

This is an intensive introduction to choosing great plant combinations to suit your outdoor spaces to give them colour and interest throughout the year.

This course will develop your skills and techniques so you design anything from containers for balcony and patio areas, through to borders for a full garden design.

23/02/2024 - Fri (10:00-12:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £90 - C03001-232402
07/06/2024 - Fri (10:00-12:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £90 - C03001-232403

Printmaking - Level 1 Award

This Level 1 qualification provides you with the opportunity to explore a range of materials, processes and skills largely related to the discipline of Printmaking.

The assignments are designed to encourage an exploration of related skills and processes through practical and contextual learning. You will gain a knowledge and understanding of various intaglio and relief printmaking techniques by demonstrating these in your own practical journey - a journey which is shaped by your research and identification with printmakers from art history and contemporary practices.

Once...

19/04/2024 - Fri (13:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £368/FREE - C03002-232403

Printmaking - Linocut Intermediate

Discover the full potential of lino in this grounded, yet experimental course!

You will develop your linocutting skills with the production of multi-coloured prints using the reduction process, as well as by creating more complex prints through the layering and combining of other printing techniques. An explorative and experimental approach is encouraged and nurtured through collaborative discussions and step-by-step tutor demonstrations. This is an ongoing course which runs over 3 terms. Each term will consist of the producing of a multi-coloured linoprint, and then progress into...

03/06/2024 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £173 - C03005-232403

Printmaking - Monoprint for Beginners

A fun and informative beginners level introduction to monoprints - a print process where you make 'one of' prints that are unique rather than in multiples. Mainly a hand drawn process, monoprints are an excellent way to move your interest in drawing and painting into a new creative approach. On this course you will learn and discover what monoprints are and how to make them by starting off with basic monoprinting techniques and working up to produce more layered and complex outcomes.

05/06/2024 - Wed (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £148 - C03006-232403

Printmaking - Relief Print Through History Beginners

This printmaking course is a fun and informational, historical step through printmaking with the chance to try old techniques and make experimental pieces. The programme is taught over a year but you can join for a single term and experience the breadth of a technique. Depending on what time of year, these might include stencil printing; from paleolithic cave art to modern day photographic screens, or you could get the chance to make a Picasso inspired linocut and your own printmaker?s chop. Find out about the European printmaking style that came from medieval jousting along with other...

18/04/2024 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £346 - C03007-232403

Seasonal Gardening What and When to Plant (Hillcroft) (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

New to gardening and wondering what you need to be doing in your garden at different times in the year? Whether its flowers, vegetables or shrubs you're interested in, this series of workshops can help get you started or develop your gardening knowledge to make your garden even better. You can take each one individually or all 3 to help you throughout the growing year.

10/06/2024 - Mon (13:00-16:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 1 weeks - £36 - C03008-232403

Sewing & Clothesmaking for Beginners (Hillcroft) (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

This Course is a series of 3 hour lessons for beginners. You will be shown how to thread up and
use the sewing machine and join in the group projects in each course.
There are 2 different 5 or 6 week courses available each term, and they change every term so that
you can cover a wide variety of projects throughout the year -

Autumn Term:
Part 1 - making a cushion cover and a large tote bag - 5 weeks
Part 2 - making an A line skirt- 6 weeks
Spring Term:
Part 3 - making a pair of elasticated/ drawstring trousers or shorts - 5 weeks
Part...

15/04/2024 - Mon (18:00-21:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 5 weeks - £148 - C03048-232405
03/06/2024 - Mon (18:00-21:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £173 - C03048-232406

Sewing and Clothesmaking - Intermediate

Our fun, practical course will ensure you become confident making clothing to fit. You will reach a higher level of competence using commercial patterns, plus choosing fabrics and styles that compliment you. You can work on the class project of a garment but also have the opportunity to choose your own pattern to sew. Alternately you may wish to learn skills necessary to up cycle or repurpose a garment or simply mend or refit a well-loved garment.

16/04/2024 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £173 - C03009-232405
04/06/2024 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £173 - C03009-232406

Smartphone Photography - How to take great pictures with your phone

Smartphone Photography - how to take great pictures with your phone

13/03/2024 - Wed (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 4 weeks - £107 - C02386-232403
12/06/2024 - Wed (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 4 weeks - £107 - C02386-232402

Studio Photography Beginners

This course is an introduction to the equipment and techniques of studio photography. Through portraiture and still life you will be exploring the basics of using a lighting set up through practical exercises.

04/05/2024 - Sat (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 3 weeks - £138 - C01479-232401