Nottingham Trent University

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3D Animation and Character Creation - Nottingham Trent University
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3D Animation and Character Creation - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 18th July 2022
£950
This course is aimed at people wishing to be animators of the future. It combines an introduction to the creative and technical aspects of 3D animation with information about today’s...
3D Digital Technologies for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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3D Digital Technologies for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 8th August 2022
£525
On this course, you’ll learn about model-making and how new digital technologies are being used to enhance physical prototyping and visual presentation techniques. You’ll develop your skills in traditional drawing...
3D Printing Workshop - Nottingham Trent University
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3D Printing Workshop - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th March 2022
£195
On this course, you’ll gain a hands-on experience of 3D printing, with opportunities to explore materials and see how the equipment works, and to develop a personal project. Artists and...
A Critical Eye: Reading to develop your writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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A Critical Eye: Reading to develop your writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 5th March 2022
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop will help you examine the ways to ‘read’ a novel or text beyond its first impressions. It’s aimed at anyone interested in developing their creative...
Acrylics Now (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Acrylics Now (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th January 2022
£395
This course is ideal for those people new to acrylics and those with some experience. It will cover the basic tenets of acrylics; the materiality of the paint, the support...
Acrylics Now (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Acrylics Now (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th July 2022
£395
This course is ideal for those people new to acrylics and those with some experience. It will cover the basic tenets of acrylics; the materiality of the paint, the support...
Animation for 15 -17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Animation for 15 -17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th July 2022
£475
This course will provide you with an introduction to digital animation using Adobe Animate CC and Wacom Cintiq tablets. On this course you will: - learn the fundamentals of animation...
Animation for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Animation for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 20th January 2022
£450
Starting with what feel like simple projects such as flipbooks and zoetropes (the fundamentals of making moving images and tricking the eye), the course quickly moves on to more complex...
Architectural Model Making for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Architectural Model Making for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st February 2022
£395
This course will help you visualise a space, read and scale down technical drawings, and find solutions to some of the challenges of architectural model making. It's ideal for anyone...
Architectural Model Making for Beginners (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Architectural Model Making for Beginners (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 18th July 2022
£395
This course will help you visualise a space, read and scale down technical drawings, and find solutions to some of the challenges of architectural model making. It's ideal for anyone...
Architecture for 15 – 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Architecture for 15 – 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th July 2022
£475
This summer course explores new ways of thinking and advanced technologies that are being used by professional architects today. The course will introduce you to contemporary approaches to design, with...
Art Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Art Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th July 2022
£475
Art encourages you to be a spontaneous, original thinker and have a great imagination. Spark your creativity and express yourself on this exciting, experimental course. You will have the opportunity...
Art School Experience - Nottingham Trent University
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Art School Experience - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd January 2022
£450
Is immersing yourself in the art school way of life something you’ve dreamed about? If so, join this ten-week course and start developing your personal approach to creating art. This...
Be your own publisher: A real guide to self publishing
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Be your own publisher: A real guide to self publishing
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 14th May 2022
£225
This course will help you develop the skills needed to self-publish a novel or short story. It provides a realistic A-Z guide through the self-publishing process, delivered by an experienced...
Botanical Drawing and Illustration (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Botanical Drawing and Illustration (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 7th May 2022
£365
This course, aimed at beginners and improvers, will develop your knowledge and skills in the field of botanical art and illustration. Typically, the course will appeal to those who have...
Botanical Drawing and Illustration (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Botanical Drawing and Illustration (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 15th August 2022
£365
This course, aimed at beginners and improvers, will develop your knowledge and skills in the field of botanical art and illustration. Typically, the course will appeal to those who have...
Branding and Communication - for a Better World! - Nottingham Trent University
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Branding and Communication - for a Better World! - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 18th January 2022
£465
This course combines ethical brand development with industry-level graphic design. It’s for anyone with some design experience who wants to deepen their knowledge of branding through a structured, meaningful project....
CAD for Baby and Childrenswear - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Baby and Childrenswear - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 27th June 2022
£675
This course focuses on the creative use of CAD to produce an innovative and commercial garment collection for babies or children. You will learn how to produce product fabrication technical...
CAD for Beginners - evening course Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Beginners - evening course Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th January 2022
£650
On this course, you’ll learn the basics of the computer programmes needed for effective 2D and 3D design on the PC. Programmes taught will include AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and...
CAD for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 4th July 2022
£675
On this course, you’ll learn the basics of the computer programmes needed for effective 2D and 3D design. Programmes taught will include AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Solid Works. It's...
CAD for Interior Design - Level One (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Interior Design - Level One (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 15th January 2022
£430
This course provides you with technical skills related to interior design and, most importantly, the application of computer-aided design within the profession. It’s an ideal opportunity to enhance existing interior...
CAD for Interior Design - Level One (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Interior Design - Level One (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st August 2022
£430
This course provides you with technical skills related to interior design and, most importantly, the application of computer-aided design within the profession. It’s an ideal opportunity to enhance existing interior...
CAD for Textile and Fashion Print Design - Level Two - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Textile and Fashion Print Design - Level Two - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th September 2022
£410
This course is aimed at those who have gained an understanding of CAD for fashion print and textile design through professional experience or by having attended a beginner’s course at...
CAD for Textile and Fashion Print Design (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Textile and Fashion Print Design (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 8th August 2022
£675
On this practical, Apple Mac-based course, you’ll learn how to experiment with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to enhance your creativity and technical skills to create innovative digital textile designs and...
CAD for Textile and Fashion Print Design (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Textile and Fashion Print Design (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 26th February 2022
£675
On this practical, Apple Mac-based course, you’ll learn how to experiment with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to enhance your creativity and technical skills to create innovative digital textile designs and...
Car Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Car Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st August 2022
£525
Explore contemporary approaches to car design on this unique one-week course. The car industry has seen rapid changes to how vehicles are designed: whilst the trend is to use digital...
Children's Book Illustration (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Children's Book Illustration (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 15th August 2022
£450
This course will introduce you to the world of illustrated children’s books, focusing on the picture book (for younger children). This is a very practical course involving drawing, writing and...
Children's Book Illustration (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Children's Book Illustration (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd April 2022
£450
This course will introduce you to the world of illustrated children’s books, focusing on the picture book (for younger children). This is a very practical course involving drawing, writing and...
Concept Art for Game Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Concept Art for Game Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th July 2022
£475
On this practical course you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the latest concept art techniques and create successful characters and environments for game design using Adobe Creative Suite and...
Construct your Character: How to develop effective and relatable characters (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Construct your Character: How to develop effective and relatable characters (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 16th June 2022
£15
Characters are vital to fiction; long after the book has been placed back on the shelf, it is the impact of those characters who remain engrained in our mind. This...
Contemporary Drawing Summer School - Nottingham Trent University
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Contemporary Drawing Summer School - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd August 2022
£395
This course celebrates drawing in all its forms, from established approaches to digital discoveries. It explores drawing and mark-making as a tool for creating ideas, allowing you to relax and...
Contemporary Life Drawing (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Contemporary Life Drawing (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 11th June 2022
£190
On this course, you’ll learn key strategies to help you draw the figure and begin experimenting with new approaches. It’s open to beginners, but will also suit those already familiar...
Contemporary Life Drawing (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Contemporary Life Drawing (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 8th August 2022
£195
On this course, you’ll learn key strategies to help you draw the figure and begin experimenting with new approaches. It’s open to beginners, but will also suit those already familiar...
Corset Making for Fashion and Costume (one week) - at Nottingham Trent University
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Corset Making for Fashion and Costume (one week) - at Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd August 2022
£795
This practical course is for anyone who has a personal or professional interest in fashion, vintage dressmaking or costume who would like to develop the knowledge and skills needed to...
Corset Making for Fashion and Costume (Saturdays) - at Nottingham Trent University
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Corset Making for Fashion and Costume (Saturdays) - at Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th February 2022
£795
This practical course is for anyone who has a personal or professional interest in fashion, vintage dressmaking or costume who would like to develop the knowledge and skills needed to...
Crack the Case: Writing effective crime fiction - Online (six weeks) - Nottingham Trent University
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Crack the Case: Writing effective crime fiction - Online (six weeks) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 13th January 2022
£230
On this 100% online course delivered via Zoom, you’ll develop the skills needed to effectively plan, write and publish your own crime fiction writing. It’s aimed at anyone interested in...
Creative Graphics for Marketing and Communications (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Creative Graphics for Marketing and Communications (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 17th January 2022
£675
This weekly evening course will teach you the principles of effective desktop publishing on the PC. It's ideal if you're working in-house for a marketing or communications team, and it's...
Creative Graphics for Marketing and Communications (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Creative Graphics for Marketing and Communications (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 18th July 2022
£675
This course will teach you the principles of effective desktop publishing on the PC. It's ideal if you're working in-house for a marketing or communications team, and it's equally relevant...
Creative Writing for 15 - 17 Year Olds  - Nottingham Trent University
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Creative Writing for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st August 2022
£475
On this online course, you will learn how to turn ideas into creative, original writing. Whether you're interested in fiction or want to write screenplays, it'll help you to create...
Creative Writing for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Creative Writing for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th January 2022
£385
The aim of the course is to enable the beginner to work on developing their writing skills in a variety of different areas, including poetry, short story writing, flash fiction,...
Creative Writing for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Creative Writing for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st August 2022
£385
The aim of the course is to enable beginners to work on developing their writing skills in a variety of different areas, including poetry, short story writing, flash fiction, playwriting...
Creative Writing for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Creative Writing for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd January 2022
£385
This course is for anyone that wants to scratch their writing itch! You’ll develop your writing skills in a variety of different areas, including poetry, short story writing, flash fiction,...
Developing your voice in creative writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Developing your voice in creative writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 28th April 2022
£15
The term ‘voice’ is thrown about a lot in creative writing circles. This two-hour 100% online workshop will help you assess exactly what ‘voice’ is, and how you can strengthen...
Digital Editing for Photographers - Nottingham Trent University
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Digital Editing for Photographers - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 8th September 2022
£190
On this Mac-based course you’ll learn how to enhance still images in post-production, develop new editing techniques and unlocking the power of industry-standard image editing software. You might be a...
Digital pattern cutting - Nottingham Trent University
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Digital pattern cutting - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st August 2022
£675
This course is a practical introduction to digital pattern cutting and will provide you with the technical skills to develop and produce commercial garments through Computer Aided Design (CAD). On...
Direct Dialogue: How to create effective dialogue (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Direct Dialogue: How to create effective dialogue (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 7th May 2022
£15
This two-hour online workshop will introduce you to writing effective dialogue for your creative writing; whilst ensuring realism and its necessity to the plot. It’s aimed at anyone interested in...
Domestic Machine Knitting for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Domestic Machine Knitting for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd January 2022
£240
This course offers intensive instruction on domestic knitting machines. It’ll introduce you to thinking creatively about using a machine at home or at work, and how to exploit the equipment...
Domestic Machine Knitting for Beginners (two days) - Nottingham Trent University
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Domestic Machine Knitting for Beginners (two days) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 7th July 2022
£250
This course offers intensive instruction on domestic knitting machines. It’ll introduce you to thinking creatively about using a machine at home or at work, and how to exploit the equipment...
Drawing Dance and Movement (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Drawing Dance and Movement (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th February 2022
£215
This course is a lively exploration of the anatomy of the body - its proportions, silhouettes and movement through dance. It’s an ideal way to explore contemporary approaches to life...
Drawing Dance and Movement (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Drawing Dance and Movement (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 31st August 2022
£285
This course is a lively exploration of the anatomy of the body - its proportions, silhouettes and movement through dance. It’s an ideal way to explore contemporary approaches to life...
Drawing for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Drawing for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 17th January 2022
£295
This course is an energetic exploration of the ways in which people use drawing and mark-making to analyse and respond to physical (and metaphysical) spaces. It’s aimed at anyone who...
Drawing for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Drawing for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th July 2022
£395
This course is an energetic exploration of the ways in which people use drawing and mark-making to analyse and respond to physical (and metaphysical) spaces. It’s aimed at anyone who...
Drawing Now - Nottingham Trent University
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Drawing Now - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st August 2022
£395
This course is the ideal opportunity to explore traditional and modern approaches to drawing. You’ll experiment with drawing from observation using still life as inspiration and draw from your own...
Drawing with scissors: Contemporary collage (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Drawing with scissors: Contemporary collage (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 15th August 2022
£395
This course is designed to expand your existing skills in drawing, painting or illustration through an introduction to the art of collage. It will take you on a developmental journey...
Drawing with Scissors: Contemporary Collage (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Drawing with Scissors: Contemporary Collage (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd January 2022
£140
This course (classroom-based or online) is designed to expand your existing skills in drawing, painting or illustration through an introduction to the art of collage. It will take you on...
Drawing, Painting and Digital Floral Design - Nottingham Trent University
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Drawing, Painting and Digital Floral Design - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 4th July 2022
£675
On this course you'll be introduced to floral design for fashion, textiles, interiors and decorative arts applications. The course uniquely brings together trend awareness and floral design to build an...
Dubied Machine Knitting for Pattern and Texture - Nottingham Trent University
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Dubied Machine Knitting for Pattern and Texture - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 15th August 2022
£625
This course introduces a variety of methods to help you produce unique fabrics that display a range of properties whilst exploring the use of colour, textured structures and stitch manipulation....
Experimental Drawing and More Mark Making - Nottingham Trent University
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Experimental Drawing and More Mark Making - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd April 2022
£195
This course aims to provide a deeper insight into experimental drawing and mark making in an encouraging and gently challenging way. It’s an ideal opportunity to enhance the skills gained...
Experimental Drawing and Stitch (two days) - Nottingham Trent University
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Experimental Drawing and Stitch (two days) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th August 2022
£195
This is not a traditional sewing course. It begins with mark-making and drawing, and then transforms these sketches into a unique and personal collection of stitched work. The aim is...
Fashion Design - Draping and Silhouettes - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Design - Draping and Silhouettes - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 18th January 2022
£375
Draping on the stand is a proven, industry-standard approach to creating new fashion concepts. It’s a valuable and often playful approach that helps you develop ideas through the exploration of...
Fashion Design Portfolio for 15 - 17 year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Design Portfolio for 15 - 17 year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st August 2022
£475
Nottingham is famous for its fashion industry, being the home of international designer Paul Smith and a host of innovative boutique stores. And NTU students have been winning awards at...
Fashion Knitwear Summer School - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Knitwear Summer School - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 11th July 2022
£1795
This practical course combines the two interconnected disciplines of fashion and textiles through the medium of knitted fabric design. It will start with design and trend research, followed by technical...
Fashion Making for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Making for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th July 2022
£525
On this practical course, you’ll learn the three most important skills in making womenswear: how to cut a pattern, how to use a sewing machine and how to make adjustments...
Fashion Making: Clone Your Clothes - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Making: Clone Your Clothes - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 11th July 2022
£575
Do you have an item of clothing that you can’t seem to take off for sentimental reasons or because it’s just such a good, flattering fit? This course will teach...
Fashion Photography - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Photography - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 15th August 2022
£535
This practical course will introduce you to the aesthetics of digital fashion photography. It'll help you develop your technical photography skills and complement them with an understanding of contemporary fashion...
Fashion Styling - Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Styling - Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th January 2022
£465
With the influx of influencers, bloggers and celebrities dominating our social media feeds, the fashion stylist has become one of the most exciting, in demand and powerful roles within the...
Fashion Styling for 15 – 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Styling for 15 – 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th July 2022
£475
With the influx of influencers, bloggers and celebrities dominating our social media feeds, the fashion stylist has become one of the most exciting, in-demand and powerful roles within the fashion...
Free writing for beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Free writing for beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd April 2022
£60
This one-day workshop (classroom and online options available) will help develop your understanding of free writing, addressing its many benefits and assessing how it can be useful for one's well-being...
Furniture Making Workshop (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Furniture Making Workshop (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 4th July 2022
£770
This practical course is for anyone who has an interest in furniture design and making. No prior woodworking experience is necessary as you’ll be guided step-by-step through the different processes...
Furniture Making Workshop (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Furniture Making Workshop (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 15th January 2022
£725
This practical course is for anyone who has an interest in furniture design and making. No prior woodworking experience is necessary as you’ll be guided step-by-step through the different processes...
Getting paid for non-fiction articles (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Getting paid for non-fiction articles (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 29th January 2022
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop delivered on Zoom will introduce you to the world of writing creative non-fiction articles, which is a vital source of income for any writer. It’s...
Glove Making with Leather - Nottingham Trent University
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Glove Making with Leather - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 10th August 2022
£550
Using creative teaching techniques and clear, step-by-step guidance you’ll unravel the process of glove making with leather, a skill that’s traditionally thought of as difficult to master. With only six...
Graphic Design - Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Graphic Design - Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th January 2022
£465
Aimed at the beginner with limited or no knowledge of graphic design, this introductory course combines theoretical and practical content within a professional, commercial perspective. The development of ideas, the...
Graphic Design Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Graphic Design Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th July 2022
£475
This course will provide you with a grounding in graphic design and is ideal if you wish to dip your toes in creative waters. The main purpose is to help...
Illustrator for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Illustrator for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 10th May 2022
£270
Adobe Illustrator is the industry-standard illustration application for print, multimedia and online graphics. Whether you are a designer or technical illustrator producing artwork for print, an artist producing multimedia graphics...
Illustrator for Beginners (two days)  - Nottingham Trent University
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Illustrator for Beginners (two days) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th July 2022
£270
Adobe Illustrator is the industry-standard illustration application for print, multimedia and online graphics. Whether you’re a designer or technical illustrator producing artwork for print, an artist producing multimedia graphics or...
Innovative Printed Textiles - Nottingham Trent University
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Innovative Printed Textiles - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd January 2022
£295
Printing textiles is an exciting, colourful, and immediate way to transform fabrics and surface design. This course is a comprehensive insight into surface treatments for textiles; from heat transfer methods...
Interior Design for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Interior Design for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 18th January 2022
£495
This is a very practical course delivered via informal lectures and engaging, creative projects. It's ideal if you are looking to build a portfolio of design work or considering interior...
Interior Design for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Interior Design for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th July 2022
£495
This is a very practical course delivered via informal lectures and engaging, creative projects. This course is ideal if you're looking to build a portfolio of design work or considering...
Interior Design Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
Silver AWARD
Interior Design Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 8th August 2022
£475
This course will give you an insight into the world of interior design and inspire you with the confidence to present your own schemes. It's ideal if you are considering...
Introduction to Resist Dyes for Textiles - Nottingham Trent University
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Introduction to Resist Dyes for Textiles - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 14th July 2022
£195
This course is ideal for anyone who’s never attempted dyeing before. It’s also suitable for those who are familiar with the basics and are looking for an opportunity to develop...
Introduction to World Building in Fantasy and Sci-Fi Writing - Online - Nottingham Trent University
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Introduction to World Building in Fantasy and Sci-Fi Writing - Online - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 18th January 2022
£310
Travel to a world, or maybe a different planet, full of magic, from the comfort of your own home during this online course, delivered via Zoom. All stories have to...
Introduction to Writing Creative Non-Fiction - Nottingham Trent University
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Introduction to Writing Creative Non-Fiction - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 15th August 2022
£395
Courses that explore creative forms of non-fiction are few and far between. However, it’s one of the most up-and-coming forms of writing in contemporary literature and some of the most...
Introduction to writing horror fiction: The devil's in the detail - Online (evening) - Nottingham Trent University
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Introduction to writing horror fiction: The devil's in the detail - Online (evening) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 7th December 2021
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop delivered on Zoom will help you establish the fundamentals of writing horror fiction. It’s aimed at anyone interested in creative writing for the horror genre,...
Introduction to writing horror fiction: The devil's in the detail - Online (six weeks) - Nottingham Trent University
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Introduction to writing horror fiction: The devil's in the detail - Online (six weeks) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 7th February 2022
£230
During this 100% online course, delivered via Zoom, you’ll establish the fundamentals of writing horror fiction. It’s aimed at anyone interested in creative writing for the horror genre, whether you...
Introduction to Writing Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Magical Realism - Online - Nottingham Trent University
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Introduction to Writing Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Magical Realism - Online - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 17th January 2022
£310
Explore the world of speculative fiction and introduce a pinch of the unexpected to your everyday world. This course is aimed at anyone who has ever had an inkling of...
Journalism for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Journalism for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 8th August 2022
£475
This one week summer course introduces you to the craft of journalism. It will provide you with the basic skills journalists are required to have when working in both news...
Keyshot: Complete Rendering (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Keyshot: Complete Rendering (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 21st February 2022
£360
Many industry leaders use renders instead of photography now, and for good reason. On this course, you’ll learn how to create stunning renders of 3D CAD models using Keyshot. It’s...
Keyshot: Complete Rendering (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Keyshot: Complete Rendering (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 11th July 2022
£410
Many industry leaders use renders instead of photography now, and for good reason. In this course, you’ll learn how to create stunning renders of 3D CAD models using Keyshot. It’s...
Laser Cutting Workshop - Nottingham Trent University
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Laser Cutting Workshop - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd February 2022
£155
On this course, you’ll gain a hands-on experience of laser cutting, with opportunities to explore materials and see how the equipment works, and to develop a personal project. Artists and...
Leatherwork for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Leatherwork for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 15th August 2022
£595
This practical course will introduce you to the process of traditional, hand-crafted leatherworking and how to make belts, pouches and other accessories. You will also explore surface decoration techniques, along...
Life Casting for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Life Casting for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th August 2022
£250
Capture the human form on this practical workshop and learn to make your very own life cast sculpture directly from the body. Whether you’re interested in sculpture, design, prosthetics or...
Making a Monster: How to create a killer character - Nottingham Trent University
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Making a Monster: How to create a killer character - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 26th March 2022
£60
Frankenstein’s monster, Hannibal Lecter, Count Dracula... everyone knows their names and stories. This online short course will walk you through a mini history of the monster in horror writing, before...
Maya for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Maya for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 26th February 2022
£495
Studios today are looking for talented animators who are proficient in 2D or 3D animation using industry standard software. This course responds to this need, developing your skills in character...
Metalwork Sculpture for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Metalwork Sculpture for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd August 2022
£595
Metal has many unique qualities - its attributes of strength, delicacy, malleability and toughness have led to its use across many arts and design disciplines. In this course, you’ll be...
Millinery for Fashion and Costume - Nottingham Trent University
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Millinery for Fashion and Costume - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st August 2022
£595
This course is designed for people who’ve always thought ‘I’d love to do millinery’. It will appeal to professionals and hobbyists interested in making hats for fashion (for weddings, going...
Museums Today for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Museums Today for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st August 2022
£475
This course is for those interested in social and cultural history and how it is being curated in museums and galleries today. In Nottingham and the surrounding areas there are...
On a Dark, Dark Night: Worldbuilding in horror and crime (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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On a Dark, Dark Night: Worldbuilding in horror and crime (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 5th May 2022
£15
Horror and crime are both genres which immerse readers into the world that has been created; sometimes from the ‘real world’ and other times from imagined worlds. This two-hour online...
Painting Now - Nottingham Trent University
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Painting Now - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd August 2022
£395
This course is the ideal opportunity to explore traditional and modern approaches to painting in watercolour, gouache, acrylic and ink. You’ll have lots of opportunities to experiment with a range...
Pattern Cutting and Drafting for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Pattern Cutting and Drafting for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 4th July 2022
£675
On this practical course, you will be introduced to the skill of creating your own blocks and dress pattern from scratch - and work to develop fitting techniques and a...
Pattern Cutting and Drafting for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Pattern Cutting and Drafting for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd January 2022
£675
On this practical course, you will be introduced to the skill of creating your own blocks and dress pattern from scratch - and work to develop fitting techniques and a...
Pattern Cutting and Drafting: Methods of Creating Fullness - Nottingham Trent University
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Pattern Cutting and Drafting: Methods of Creating Fullness - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 12th March 2022
£395
This course will provide you with the techniques required for creating fullness in your garments, producing new shapes and silhouettes from a body block that you have already created. It’s...
Photography Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds  - Nottingham Trent University
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Photography Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st August 2022
£475
This course is a mixture of studio and computer-based activities. From setting up your lighting to editing your final images, this course will cover everything you need to know to...
Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches - Intermediate - Nottingham Trent University
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Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches - Intermediate - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 20th January 2022
£295
This practical course is aimed at enthusiasts who want to take their photography to the next level. This course is ideal for anyone with a grasp of the basics of...
Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 20th April 2022
£495
This course is responding to the huge growth in ownership of digital SLR (DSLR) cameras. It is designed to take you through the basic science, technology, craft and art of...
Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 11th July 2022
£495
This course is responding to the huge growth in ownership of digital SLR (DSLR) cameras. It is designed to take you through the basic science, technology, craft and art of...
Photoshop for Beginners (Saturdays)  - Nottingham Trent University
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Photoshop for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 7th May 2022
£270
Photoshop is the standard piece of kit for designers, image-makers and photographers. This course is therefore suitable for anyone who’s new to Adobe Photoshop who wishes to apply the software...
Photoshop for Beginners (two days)  - Nottingham Trent University
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Photoshop for Beginners (two days) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 4th July 2022
£270
Photoshop is the standard piece of kit for designers, image-makers and photographers. This course is therefore suitable for anyone who’s new to Adobe Photoshop who wishes to apply the software...
Planning to publish - Nottingham Trent University
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Planning to publish - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 12th March 2022
£60
Do you have a nearly finished draft that you would like to be published? This one-day course will provide you with the resources, skills and confidence to take your work...
Portrait Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Portrait Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd February 2022
£295
Most of us wish to be able to take great portraits of our family and friends, as well as be able to capture striking images of people and cultures when...
Portrait Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Portrait Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 8th August 2022
£595
Most of us wish to be able to take great portraits of our family and friends, as well as be able to capture striking images of people and cultures when...
Product Design for 15 -17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Product Design for 15 -17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th July 2022
£475
This course is a series of practical workshops that'll introduce you to product design and innovation, from idea to manufacture. You'll develop your design and interpersonal skills and consider new...
Professional Sewing Techniques (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Professional Sewing Techniques (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 15th August 2022
£495
Would you like to take your sewing to the next level? Perhaps you’ve already made a few dresses and even completed some trickier projects and now you’re ready to develop...
Professional Sewing Techniques (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Professional Sewing Techniques (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 26th February 2022
£495
Would you like to take your sewing to the next level? Perhaps you’ve already made a few dresses and even completed some trickier projects and now you’re ready to develop...
Short Story Success (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Short Story Success (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th March 2022
£150
Do you have an idea for a short story but don’t know how to begin? Or maybe you’ve an idea for a novel but writing a shorter version will help...
Short Story Success (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Short Story Success (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th August 2022
£240
Do you have an idea for a short story but don’t know how to begin? Or maybe you’ve an idea for a novel but writing a shorter version will help...
Start Writing your Novel (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Start Writing your Novel (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd January 2022
£230
Have you always wanted to write a novel? Whether you’ve got a great idea but aren’t sure how to begin or have an unfinished manuscript gathering dust under your bed,...
Start Writing Your Novel (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Start Writing Your Novel (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd August 2022
£230
Have you always wanted to write a novel? Whether you’ve got a great idea but aren’t sure how to begin or have an unfinished manuscript gathering dust under your bed,...
Still Life Photography (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Still Life Photography (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 26th January 2022
£295
This course will teach you how to capture the beauty of an object in a photograph. It blends theoretical and practical learning and will appeal to anyone interested in the...
Styling for Interiors (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Styling for Interiors (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th February 2022
£225
This course is all about how to make visual impact in what is a competitive industry, exploring the major influences on interior styling. You will review the most influential interior...
Styling for Interiors (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Styling for Interiors (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 18th August 2022
£225
This course is all about how to make visual impact in what is a competitive industry, exploring the major influences on interior styling. You will review the most influential interior...
Textile Design and Sustainability for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Textile Design and Sustainability for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st August 2022
£475
Become part of the creative action and develop your textile portfolio and sustainability knowledge on this summer course, perfect for the next generation of designers. The course provides you with...
The Comfort of the Cosy Crime: How to tap into your inner detective
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The Comfort of the Cosy Crime: How to tap into your inner detective
Live online course
- Next course on 26th February 2022
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop will help you to investigate what cosy crime is, and why it is one of the most engaging genres within fictional crime writing. It’s aimed...
The King of Horror: What we can learn from Stephen King (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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The King of Horror: What we can learn from Stephen King (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 1st February 2022
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop will help you to examine some of Stephen King’s works (both fiction and non-fiction) and begin to thread through some of the key lessons his...
Theatre Design Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Theatre Design Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th July 2022
£475
This practical and technical course is ideal for anyone who’s interested in theatre and performance design. Whilst open to everyone, it'll be of particular interest to those who might be...
Tutu Making for Costume - Nottingham Trent University
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Tutu Making for Costume - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th July 2022
£795
This is an exciting course designed for anyone who has an interest in theatre costume or ballet. It'll teach you how to make a professional tutu base and bodice for...
Visual Merchandising for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Visual Merchandising for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st August 2022
£475
This practical course will give you the opportunity to experience what is it like to design and develop your own ideas through visual merchandising in the exciting and fast paced...
What’s at stake? Writing vampire and zombie fiction - Nottingham Trent University
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What’s at stake? Writing vampire and zombie fiction - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 30th April 2022
£60
Vampires and zombies fiction is still alive and kicking (well, not quite!) in the horror genre. This one-day online course will help you understand its current position in the industry....
Wildlife Photography - Nottingham Trent University
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Wildlife Photography - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 4th July 2022
£575
This inspiring course is for photographers, ramblers and outdoor enthusiasts who are interested in taking amazing wildlife photographs. It’s the perfect opportunity to hone your on-location camera skills, capture amazing...
Woodcut and Relief Printmaking (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Woodcut and Relief Printmaking (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd January 2022
£360
This course is an exploration in the oldest form of printmaking. You’ll explore traditional relief printmaking techniques whilst researching, designing and creating your own contemporary artworks. On this course, you’ll...
Woodcut and Relief Printmaking (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Woodcut and Relief Printmaking (weekdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd August 2022
£390
This course is an exploration in the oldest form of printmaking. You’ll explore traditional relief printmaking techniques whilst researching, designing and creating your own contemporary artworks. On this course, you’ll...
Writing Children's and Young Adult's Fiction (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Writing Children's and Young Adult's Fiction (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 8th August 2022
£395
This course will be a clear starting point for anyone who wishes to write for children and young adults, but doesn’t know where to begin. The course is aimed at...
Writing Children's and Young Adult's Fiction (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Writing Children's and Young Adult's Fiction (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 20th January 2022
£385
This course will be a clear starting point for anyone who wishes to write for children and young adults, but doesn’t know where to begin. The course is aimed at...
Zine Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Zine Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st August 2022
£475
This unique one-week course focuses on the creative side of zine design and production. You’ll be given the opportunity to explore your ideas, photography, storytelling, marketing and art direction. You’ll...

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