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Kensington and Chelsea College's Courses

10 week advanced printmaking course in London - one day per week. This course will provide an opportunity for experienced printmakers to further their exploration of the diverse processes and techniques offered in print. You will work in the well-equipped studio with specialist facilities to further develop your ideas and imagery into a portfolio of prints. Working within a studio provides a unique dynamic which encourages group discussions, collaboration and cross pollination of ideas and...
This 5 week course of evening classes is for learners wanting to learn 3D Vectorworks. You should have completed the 2D Intermediate Vectorworks course. Each 2.5 hour session will cover the following: Session 1 Extrude 2D objects into 3D. Session 2 Apply textures and lighting to 3D interior and furniture Session 3 Render 3D objects using render works and other rendering modes Session 4 Position and adjust the camera tool to create perspective views Session...
5 week evening course in digital photography in London. Wednesdays 6 - 9pm. Learn the basics of using a DSLR camera and get to understand the menus, exposure modes, and accessories. Taught in our well-equipped photography studio and on location, our Digital SLR photography course for beginners will put you in control of your equipment and open up new horizons for you. The aim is to get you comfortably photographing a variety of situations and...
Want to learn the basic principles of make-up application? 4 week course of weekly evening classes at the Kensington Centre, London. This short course teaches you about the different skin types, the most suitable foundation, the correct application and position for blusher as well as two eye make-up techniques. Let’s not forget the use of liquid liner, mascara application and lipstick techniques. You will practice on each other as well as receive hand-outs to support...
This weekly evening course is for complete beginners with no experience of Vectorworks. This 5 week beginner’s course will introduce you to the best practices and approaches to working in Vectorworks. Each 2.5 hour session will cover the following: Session 1 Set up a drawing – units, scale, paper, pens, palettes, saving and 2D CAD drawing tools – selection, line and text tool Session 2 Create 2D objects – rectangle, circle and polygon to form...
Advanced glass skills course in London - Fridays 10am - 4pm for 8 weeks. This course aims to extend techniques and develop personal work and visual identity through individual guidance and support. It is suitable for those who have completed a full time level 3 course or have advanced making skills. We offer a large range of kiln formed glass and architectural stained glass courses in London at the Kensington Centre. These courses range from...
8 week course of weekly classes to further skills in jewellery making. This course will be offered exclusively to those with considerable previous experience in jewellery making. The programme will be led and taught by the Head of Jewellery with members of the team visiting to deliver specialist skills. The course aims to give the advanced jewellery designer a dynamic and challenging experience which will encourage the development of an individual signature style as well...
10 week advanced pottery course - one day weekly - Thursdays 10am - 4pm. This course aims to extend techniques and develop personal work and visual identity through individual guidance and support. It is suitable for those who have completed a full time level 3 course or have advanced making skills. Our workshops are equipped with specialist tools and equipment including wheels, spray equipment, a variety of kilns, clays, slips and glazes. We fire to...
Develop your printmaking skills in London - one day per week for 10 weeks. Contemporary Printmaking covers the intaglio techniques such as etching, monoprint, drypoint, collagraph and focuses on aspects of these to build on the skills taught in the Introduction to Printmaking course. Combining techniques will be encouraged and you will be directed to follow your own ideas as they develop during the course to increase your confidence as an artist. Regular discussion in...
Millinery evening classes in London - 9 week course. Develop your millinery skills in our specialist millinery studio with expert advice and technique demonstrations from a millinery professional. Focusing on Summer hats in lighter weight materials for special occasions. Courses are taught by industry professionals in a specialist millinery studio and our students are able to get a taste of what it’s like working as a milliner through live projects with industry. Through our links...
5 week advanced photography evening class in London. This is a course for more advanced photographic printers, although processing film to a high quality and using alternative developers for different effects will be covered. You will learn how to print on fibre based paper to make exhibition prints using different developers and papers. Toning, pre-flashing, split grading, lith printing and other more specialist techniques will be covered and there will be plenty of time to...
5 week evening photography course in London. This is a beginners darkroom course, or a chance to take a refresher course if you have been away from darkrooms for a while. If you have used a basic camera (like a Holga or Lomo) or an advanced camera from the likes of Canon, Nikon or Pentax, this will give you a good grounding. Even if you only have digital pictures, you can still print in a...
5 week evening course in advanced digital photography at the Chelsea centre, London. If you have completed our Basic Digital Photography Skills course, or feel you have already picked up a good working knowledge of digital cameras on your own, then this course is for you. Taught in our well-equipped photography studio and on location, this course is the perfect progression from our Basic Course and focuses on developing the ability to take good pictures...
5 week printmaking/photography course in London - one workshop per week. Explore this exciting printmaking technique ‘Photo Etching (Photogravure)’ for transferring an image into print media for stunning and dynamic results. Photo Etching, combines the traditional technique of intaglio printmaking (where ink is pushed into scratched, engraved or acid etched marks on a zinc plate) with Photography or Photo-Imaging. The course is suitable for those new to printmaking, photographers wanting to explore alternative photographic processes,...
Five weeks of weekly afternoon printing workshops in London - beginners and advanced students welcome. Explore exciting printmaking techniques such as Drypoint, Collograph, Lino Cut, Monoprinting, Etching and Photo-Etching. You will gain a good overview of the print media and grounding in a wide range of techniques. You will work in the light and the well-equipped print studio with specialist facilities and develop your ideas and imagery into a portfolio of creative prints, each technique...
5 week course on Monday afternoons - learn watercolour at the Chelsea Centre in London. An introduction to painting and drawing that explores expressive media and experimental processes in the pursuit of awareness, change and growth. Wellness is a conscious and evolving continuity that is enabled through a holistic and affirming creativity. Free your mind with free expression. Please get in touch for more information or click through at the button above to enrol online.
5 week course of weekly evening classes in drawing in London. Learn a range of free-hand and technical drawing techniques to help you get your portfolio started, or develop your drawing skills further. Creativity is at the centre of what we do, with practical studio activity including experimental sketchbook work, constructing spatial models with expressive materials and generating drawings and images to communicate your ideas. Interior design is also a precise and technical subject, where...
Ten week course of weekly evening classes in printmaking techniques. This printmaking workshop is a practical studio based programme for beginners and intermediate students. You will gain a good overview of the printmaking media and grounding in a wide range of techniques such as Drypoint, Collagraph, Lino Cut, Monoprinting, Etching and Photo-Etching. You will learn to work in the light and the well-equipped print studio with specialist facilities and develop your ideas and imagery into...
8 week Saturday morning watercolour course in London. This course will provide the student with a wide range of techniques, old and new, to produce the excitement and satisfaction of creating a successful watercolour painting. Explore Watercolour will demonstrate ways to achieve a balance between spontaneity and control that encourages the student to find freedom in their own personal style whatever the subject matter may be. This course caters for all abilities from absolute beginners...
10 week printmaking course in London - one day per week. Beginners welcome. This is a structured course for those who would like to explore the potential and possibilities of conventional printmaking mediums, such as monoprint, drypoint, etching, aquatint etc. Beginners are welcome. We are a well resourced department and have a well equipped printroom. You do not need to source your plates or paper for the course, we have large stocks of different materials...
This 5 week course is for learners wanting to further develop their 2D Vectorworks skills. You should have successfully completed the course in Intermediate Vectorworks at KCC . Each 2.5 hour session will cover the following: Session 1 Overview of Interface Introducing new 2D icons and shortcut keys Session 2 Graphic attributes Fill options – solid, hatch or gradient Session 3 Creating and Editing symbols Session 4 Classes and Layers Applying attributes to classes Session...
Four intensive work shops over eight weeks. Eight evenings with five Saturdays. Two evenings and one Saturday each of Life Drawing, Sculpture, Printmaking and Photography including darkroom. Followed by one Saturday of Portfolio organisation, presentation and assessment. Build your portfolio for application to full time courses. Suitable for all ages over 19. Includes college certificate and reference. Additional materials costs tbc. Please get in touch for more information or click through at the button above...
Evening dressmaking classes in London - 9 week course. Students are introduced to sewing and to using commercial patterns to make a simple garment. This useful course includes measuring, cutting, sewing techniques, fitting and pressing. Whatever your interests or ambitions, we offer an exciting range of fashion courses in our dedicated department, taught by specialist fashion professionals. We have a reputation for the high standard of work produced, and entry to our courses is often...
8 week glass making course in London - afternoon or evening sessions available. 2.5 hours per week. Extend your skills or learn to make ‘fused’ and ‘slumped’ kiln formed glass items in the kiln, as well as the traditional techniques of copper foiling and stained glass . All levels welcome. We offer a large range of kiln formed glass and architectural stained glass courses in London at the Kensington Centre. These courses range from introductory...
The Level 3 Diploma in Graphic Design incorporates twelve challenging and exciting units of project-based work that lead to a substantial portfolio of skills to take to interview for further education or to employment application. This course is taught over three days per week for one year and includes workshops and group tutorials. You will benefit from the study of a wide range of activities including typography, poster design, publication design and design for packaging....
35 week course in Graphic Design leading to a professional qualification. Build skills and knowledge in Graphic Design and Multimedia applications, via the setting of art and design briefs that mirror industry and professional standards. The course is tailored for students wishing to start their journey into the design industry and will give you the portfolio you need to progress. You will use Macs and professional standard computer software. Course includes Photoshop, Illustrator, IN Design...
30 week HNC photography course at the Chelsea Centre, London. Sometimes seen as an alternative to going straight to higher education, the HNC in Photography takes you into professional practice, editorial and fine art photography or can be used as a stepping stone to place you in a very competitive position when applying for a degree or even a masters course later on. The course is intensive and project based with options to cover both...
Life drawing class in London - 8 week course, one session per week. In a critical and supportive environment this course will encourage the development of individual expressive interpretation when working from the life model. Through a series of drawing activities and exercises this course will focus upon developing the necessary skills and techniques for observational drawing. Examining factors such as expression allied to the use of medium and establishing a contemporary and historical context...
8 week drawing course in London - Friday mornings. Measured Drawing classes will teach students measuring systems and will concentrate on the process of drawing rather than the subject. It is a drawing from observation class that examines; sight, size, comparative measurement, tonal, actual size and total view. Many different systems of drawing clearly and simply laid out will be explored over the weeks. This is a good class for beginners or practicing artists. Tough...
A substantial two-day per week course for students wishing to explore the vast subject of Interior Design and prepare a portfolio of work for entry into more advanced courses. Through a series of challenging projects, you will learn to create successful designs and exciting styling solutions both for domestic spaces. You will learn to work to a brief, to survey and plan a space, to produce technical and free-hand drawings, to select appropriate colours and...
This 5 week course is for learners wanting to learn more about 2D Vectorworks. You should have completed the Beginner’s course in Vectorworks, have technical drawing skills and computer literacy already in place. Each 2.5 hour session will cover the following: Session 1 Overview – Setting up a drawing – units, scale, paper, pens, palettes, saving and 2D CAD drawing tools selection and line tool Create and edit 2D objects Session 2 Create complex objects...
6 week course of evening classes in Indesign. InDesign is the industry standard page-layout application for publishing, editorial design, and on-line magazines. This introductory course will give you a fundamental understanding of the tools required for print and digital magazine design. Suitable for beginners. Please get in touch for more information or click through at the button above to enrol online. Full Fee £145 Non-EU Fee £284 Concessionary Fee £105
Join the Introduction to Interior Design courses and discover a new career in Design - one day per week for 8 weeks. This course is the equivalent of one unit of a Level 1 Qualification in Interior Design. Taught by R. Rubio an Interior Architect who will introduce you to the principles of Interior Design and the latest trends in the Interior design and Architecture. You will learn How to design challenging spaces with a...
Ten week course in pattern cutting in London - one evening per week. This structured programme is for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some pattern cutting techniques. Whatever your interests or ambitions, we offer an exciting range of fashion courses in our dedicated department, taught by specialist fashion professionals. We have a reputation for the high standard of work produced, and entry to our courses is often competitive. We cater for...
8 week course of pottery evening classes - Tuesday or Wednesday evening 6.30 - 9pm. On the Pottery Workshop course you will learn a variety of new skills that cover; hand building, throwing on the wheel, glazing and surface decoration. This course includes mixed levels and is a great opportunity to refresh existing skills or build up your confidence as a ceramicist. Our workshops are equipped with specialist tools and equipment including wheels, spray equipment,...
Ten week course of pottery evening classes in London. Learn ceramic techniques such as coiling, throwing and slab building while developing your visual design ideas and decoration techniques. These classes will take place on Wednesday evenings from September. Our workshops are equipped with specialist tools and equipment including wheels, spray equipment, a variety of kilns, clays, slips and glazes. We fire to earthenware and stoneware temperatures and stock basic materials which students can buy at...
10 week printmaking course in London - one afternoon per week. Beginners welcome. This Introduction to Printmaking course is a practical studio based programme and combines structured teaching and informal workshop time. You will gain a good overview of the printmaking media and grounding in a wide range of techniques such as Drypoint, Collagraph, Lino cut, Monoprinting, Etching and Photo-Etching. You will learn to work in the light and the well-equipped print studio with specialist...
Jewellery evening classes in London - learn to make your own beautiful jewellery. A mixed level course which covers a range of jewellery and silversmithing techniques. This course offers the opportunity to learn metal-working skills for making decorative objects such as jewellery, or functional objects such as spoons or bowls. The department is well connected with the industry and current events and benefits from links with businesses in Hatton Garden’s jewellery quarter and with galleries,...
8 week course of jewellery making in London. One morning per week (10am - 1pm). A mixed level course which covers a range of jewellery and silversmithing techniques. This course offers the opportunity to learn metal-working skills for making decorative objects such as jewellery, or functional objects such as spoons or bowls. The department is well connected with the industry and current events and benefits from links with businesses in Hatton Garden’s jewellery quarter and...
This is a unique photography course run on the Greek island of Syros in the Cyclades group, organised by Kensington and Chelsea College. It combines landscape and environmental photography with the chance of a full time week of photographic projects with others who have a passion for photography. The course includes, but is not limited to, camera skills, location and editorial photography techniques, story telling, using flash on location and, for the first time this...
One week printmaking technique course in London. Among many printmaking techniques and processes, mezzotint (half-tone) in particular stands out when it comes to creating rich, velvety blacks, and delicate, soft mid-greys. It is a perfect medium for reproducing dramatic light effects and contrasts. After a detailed demonstration, you will be using your own drawings or photographic references which will be developed into a suitable image to transfer on to a pre-rocked copper plate. Before working...
3 day printmaking masterclass at the Chelsea Centre in London. If you enjoy using colour in your printmaking or painting why not try this exciting multi-colour printing technique which allows you to print several colours from a single plate or image. By rolling different viscosities of ink across the surfaces of the plate, the process combines the principles of relief and intaglio printing achieving exciting, unexpected colour blends and effects. It was pioneered by British...
This is a 34 week course for students who wish to pursue a career in millinery. It focuses on designing hats and developing the advanced skills required to realize your ideas. The course is made up of 10 units that are integrated within a number of exciting projects including Felts, Theatrical Millinery, Commercial Millinery, Couture Millinery, Block Making and designing and realizing a Final Collection of 5 hats. Practical sessions are underpinned by illustration and...
Evening classes to learn pattern cutting in London - 6 week course. This structured programme is for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some pattern cutting techniques. Whatever your interests or ambitions, we offer an exciting range of fashion courses in our dedicated department, taught by specialist fashion professionals. We have a reputation for the high standard of work produced, and entry to our courses is often competitive. We cater for beginners...
Photography course at the Chelsea Centre, London - one day per week for 24 weeks. This is a new Level 2 Certificate in Photography which gives you a basic grounding in a range of areas. The course is structured around three units which will provide you with a broad range of skills and help generate work for your photography portfolio. You will learn all the basics and be ready to apply for our Level 3...
This is a full time 35 week photography course leading to a BTEC National Diploma in Photography. Every aspect of photography is covered here from using a camera, studio, darkroom and digital darkroom through to looking at the work of other photographers and how to present a professional portfolio including both a digital portfolio and a blog. Current photographic practice is discussed and used together with traditional and alternative processes to help you find your...
Using studio lighting, and your own film cameras, or our medium format cameras, you will learn how to take studio portraits in black and white. on film. Having shot them, you will then go into our darkroom and learn how to process and then print the film. No previous knowledge of studio or darkroom work is required. Even if you do not own a film camera, you will still be able to shoot on film...
Two days of advanced millinery technique at the Chelsea Centre, London - one day per week. Learn how to work in traditional and non-traditional ways with veling and crin to add drama to your millinery. Ideal for students with previous millinery experience who wish to expand their expertise with new materials and approaches. Courses are taught by industry professionals in a specialist millinery studio and our students are able to get a taste of what...
Course of three one-day millinery workshops at the Chelsea Centre, London. Learn how to extend your millinery or pattern cutting skills to create patterns for soft fabric hats for autumn/winter. Fabric hats constitute an important area of the millinery market. This course will help you to make your soft hat ideas become a wearable reality, whether for yourself or for others. Courses are taught by industry professionals in a specialist millinery studio and our students...
Course of three weekly millinery evening classes with milliner Ian Bennet in London. Learn from a true maestro of feathers- Ian Bennett – how to shape, curl, dye, assemble and create stunning, professional-looking feather trimmings for hats and headpieces. Ideal for those who wish to add these techniques to their arsenal of millinery skills. Feathers available to purchase in class. Please bring a basic sewing kit and note pad. Courses are taught by industry professionals...
4 week course of millinery evening classes in London. Learn how to create beautiful and individual headpieces and trimmings using straw and sinamay sculpting techniques. Courses are taught by industry professionals in a specialist millinery studio and our students are able to get a taste of what it’s like working as a milliner through live projects with industry. Through our links with many British milliners we can facilitate work experience opportunities for those who wish...
Two days of advanced millinery technique at the Chelsea Centre, London - one day per week. Learn how feathers may be used in traditional and non-traditional ways in millinery. Feathers can add an instant chic to a hat, used to create drama and mystery, be flamboyant or just plain wacky. This course is ideal for those with previous millinery experience who wish to broaden their expertise. Courses are taught by industry professionals in a specialist...
Course of three one-day workshops in millinery in London. The summer season is the busiest period for milliners. Special occasions such as weddings, Ascot, Glyndebourne and Henley demand headwear that makes the wearer look stylish and stand out from the crowd. This course covers some of the key techniques to create high fashion, statement millinery. Ideal for those with previous millinery experience who wish to broaden and refine their expertise. Courses are taught by industry...
Millinery classes in London - 6 week course, one day per week. The summer season is the busiest period for milliners. Special occasions such as weddings, Ascot, Glyndebourne and Henley demand headwear that makes the wearer look stylish and stand out from the crowd. This course covers some of the key techniques to create high fashion, statement millinery. Ideal for those with previous millinery experience who wish to broaden and refine their expertise. Courses are...
5 weeks of evening classes in portrait photography, London. Portraiture and photographing people has been central to photography from the beginning. This course looks at ideas around shooting people both on location (environmental portraits) and in the studio with a brief look at studio lighting techniques. You will learn about posing, setting up lights, using available light and hand held as well as studio flash. Our tutors are highly experienced photography practitioners offering a unique...
4 day life drawing and painting summer course in London. You will work observing directly from the model on short and sustained poses and experiment with a range of drawing & painting materials. The course will cover drawing with line and shape, modelling form and volume with tone and exploring mark making. Our lecturers are all practising professional artists and will help and guide you, whatever your level of artistic ability. One-to-one and small group...
4 day watercolour summer class at Chelsea College, London. Explore and experiment with this exciting and responsive medium. You will have the opportunity to learn about the techniques and methods used by professional artists whilst working in the studio and on location. Our lecturers are all practising professional artists and will help and guide you, whatever your level of artistic ability. One-to-one and small group tutorials are included to support you in your studies and...
8 week advanced pot throwing course in London - weekly evening classes. This 8 week course is ideal for students who wish to improve their throwing skills, ideally for students with some experience, although beginners will be accommodated. Our workshops are equipped with specialist tools and equipment including wheels, spray equipment, a variety of kilns, clays, slips and glazes. We fire to earthenware and stoneware temperatures and stock basic materials which students can buy at...