Nottingham Trent University

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Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
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Nottingham Trent University
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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 16th August 2021
£425
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...
Drawing for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Drawing for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th January 2021
£350
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...
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 5th July 2021
£990
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 Printing Workshop - Nottingham Trent University
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3D Printing Workshop - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 10th March 2021
£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 23rd January 2021
£14
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 21st April 2021
£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 2nd August 2021
£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 12 - 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Animation for 12 - 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 16th August 2021
£475
If you enjoy drawing and creating characters then this one-week course is for you. The week will provide you with an introduction to animation starting with some practical activities like...
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 26th July 2021
£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...
Architectural Model Making for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Architectural Model Making for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th July 2021
£495
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 12 – 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Architecture for 12 – 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£450
This summer course explores creative thinking, drawing, model making and advanced technologies that architects use today. The course will introduce you to contemporary approaches to architecture, with ingenious projects that...
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 2nd August 2021
£450
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...
Architecture, Drawing and the City - Nottingham Trent University
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Architecture, Drawing and the City - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 12th July 2021
£395
This course will explore the concept of place through drawing. It will introduce you to the notion of drawing and design as tools for recording, reflecting and communicating ideas around...
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 26th July 2021
£450
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 Studio for 12 - 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Art Studio for 12 - 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd August 2021
£450
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...
Be Your Own Publisher: A Real Guide to Self Publishing - Online - with Nottingham Trent University
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Be Your Own Publisher: A Real Guide to Self Publishing - Online - with Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 22nd April 2021
£325
Become part of the ‘indie’ crowd. On this online course delivered via Zoom, you will develop the skills needed to self-publish a novel or short story. It provides a realistic...
Botanical Drawing and Illustration - Nottingham Trent University
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Botanical Drawing and Illustration - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 24th April 2021
£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 20th April 2021
£395
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 28th June 2021
£650
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 14th April 2021
£650
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 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 9th August 2021
£625
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 Domestic Machine Knitting - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Domestic Machine Knitting - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd August 2021
£520
This course will develop your approach to creating knitwear designs, focusing on the skills required to make your own patterns and punch cards using computer-aided design (CAD) software. After first...
CAD for Interior Design (Level One) - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Interior Design (Level One) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 4th August 2021
£390
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 4th August 2021
£350
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 - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Textile and Fashion Print Design - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th July 2021
£650
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 2nd August 2021
£475
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 (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Children's Book Illustration (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st May 2021
£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...
Composing by Colour - Nottingham Trent University
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Composing by Colour - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 28th June 2021
£195
This course will teach you a range of practical compositional skills based on ‘optical sound’ - an alternative way of producing music outside of traditional approaches to how music should...
Concept Art for Game Design for 12 - 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Concept Art for Game Design for 12 - 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th August 2021
£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...
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 2nd August 2021
£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 13th May 2021
£14
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 life drawing - Nottingham Trent University
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Contemporary life drawing - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd May 2021
£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...
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 23rd August 2021
£775
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...
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 26th July 2021
£650
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 (Chapter Two) - Nottingham Trent University
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Creative Writing for 15 - 17 Year Olds (Chapter Two) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th August 2021
£375
If you have completed the course for 15 – 17 year olds (either this year or a previous year) and want another week of writing, then book your place today....
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 21st April 2021
£375
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 (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Creative Writing for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 30th January 2021
£375
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,...
Creative Writing: Essential Skills for Beginners (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Creative Writing: Essential Skills for Beginners (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 6th February 2021
£20
On this 100% online course delivered via Zoom, you’ll develop the skills needed to effectively plan and write your own fiction. It’s aimed at anyone interested in creative writing for...
Developing Your Voice in Creative Writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Developing Your Voice in Creative Writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Online on-demand course
£14
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 T-Shirt Design and Promotion - Nottingham Trent University
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Digital T-Shirt Design and Promotion - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 26th July 2021
£650
So, you have a great idea for a t-shirt print range - but how do you get those ideas digitised and printed? This Mac-based course is about the art and...
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 8th May 2021
£14
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 (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 1st July 2021
£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...
Draw like a Design Pro - Nottingham Trent University
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Draw like a Design Pro - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd July 2021
£150
This is not an old-fashioned still-life drawing course. Over the two days, you’ll learn how to draw and illustrate your own imagined designs and concepts, using drawing to refine and...
Drawing with Scissors: Contemporary Collage - Nottingham Trent University
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Drawing with Scissors: Contemporary Collage - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th July 2021
£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 5th July 2021
£395
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 2nd August 2021
£540
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 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 15th July 2021
£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 for 12 - 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Design for 12 - 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 26th July 2021
£450
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 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 2nd August 2021
£450
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: design / create / construct - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion knitwear: design / create / construct - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th July 2021
£1595
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 26th July 2021
£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 12th July 2021
£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 for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Photography for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 26th July 2021
£495
This practical, hands-on course will introduce you to the world of fashion photography. You’ll develop your photography skills and build an understanding of contemporary fashion photography and its context within...
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 26th July 2021
£450
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 20th August 2021
£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 9th August 2021
£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...
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 12th June 2021
£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...
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 21st July 2021
£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 21st April 2021
£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 26th July 2021
£425
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  - Nottingham Trent University
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Illustrator for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 13th March 2021
£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...
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 26th January 2021
£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
Silver AWARD
Interior Design for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 26th July 2021
£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 for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
Silver AWARD
Interior Design for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th June 2021
£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 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 2nd August 2021
£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...
International Fashion Branding and Design - Nottingham Trent University
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International Fashion Branding and Design - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th July 2021
£990
Research, design and create a new brand identity for a collection of your own fashion garments, accessories or products! This course is perfect for fashion design and marketing students who...
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 2nd August 2021
£325
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 (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 1st February 2021
£175
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...
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 26th July 2021
£425
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...
Journalism for Beginners - from News to Reviews at Nottingham Trent University
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Journalism for Beginners - from News to Reviews at Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 20th April 2021
£375
This course is about how to develop your journalistic skills, and the best routes to get your words and pictures noticed. It’s ideal of you like to research ideas and...
Laser Cutting Workshop - Nottingham Trent University
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Laser Cutting Workshop - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 20th April 2021
£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 26th July 2021
£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...
Magazine Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Magazine Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£425
This unique one-week course focuses on the creative side of magazine design and production. You’ll be given the opportunity to explore ideas, photography, storytelling, marketing and art direction. You’ll generate...
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 27th March 2021
£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 28th June 2021
£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...
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 2nd August 2021
£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...
Mindfulness through Drawing (three days) - Nottingham Trent University
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Mindfulness through Drawing (three days) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd August 2021
£295
This course combines mindfulness meditation techniques with drawing to enable greater focus and concentration, which in turn can lead to more creative outcomes. Mindfulness is a proven method of maintaining...
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 6th May 2021
£14
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...
Original Song Writing for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Original Song Writing for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 26th July 2021
£425
This course is ideal if you’re interested in writing or music and wish to develop competent song writing skills. Rather than following rules and rigid formulas, the emphasis is placed...
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 2nd August 2021
£595
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...
Photography and Alchemy of the Darkroom - Nottingham Trent University
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Photography and Alchemy of the Darkroom - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th July 2021
£495
On this course you will create innovative images that combine digital technology with primitive photographic processes. This practical course combines digital photography, darkroom processes and the self-published artists’ book. You...
Photography and Architecture (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Photography and Architecture (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 12th July 2021
£495
This course will teach you the necessary skills to capture the identity of a place in your photographs. Previous courses have explored the skyline from NTU’s rooftop, Bromley House Library’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 2nd August 2021
£450
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 (four days) - Nottingham Trent University
Silver AWARD
Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches (four days) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 27th July 2021
£595
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 - Nottingham Trent University
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Photoshop for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th July 2021
£260
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...
Portrait Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches - Nottingham Trent University
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Portrait Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£575
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 26th July 2021
£450
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...
Product Design for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
Silver AWARD
Product Design for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th July 2021
£375
This course combines practical workshops, lectures and group critiques that will introduce you to product design and innovation, from idea to manufacture. It’s an ideal introduction, especially if you are...
Product Design for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Product Design for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th July 2021
£375
This course combines practical workshops, lectures and group critiques that will introduce you to product design and innovation, from idea to manufacture. It’s an ideal introduction, especially if you are...
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 16th August 2021
£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 for more...
Short Story Success - Nottingham Trent University
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Short Story Success - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 12th August 2021
£120
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 - Nottingham Trent University
Silver AWARD
Start Writing your Novel - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th August 2021
£180
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,...
Summer Painting Studio - Nottingham Trent University
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Summer Painting Studio - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th August 2021
£1175
This summer creative retreat is for artists who are looking for less structure in their learning and more time for personal development in a relaxed studio environment. It provides the...
Sustainable Fabrics for Fashion: Creative and Technical Approaches
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Sustainable Fabrics for Fashion: Creative and Technical Approaches
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th July 2021
£1100
On this practical design course, you’ll develop your fabric development skills and learn how to apply them to emerging green markets. You will learn about the origins of fibres, their...
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 2nd August 2021
£425
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 (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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The Comfort of the Cosy Crime: How to tap into your Inner-Detective (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 20th April 2021
£14
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...
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 9th August 2021
£750
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 2nd August 2021
£425
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...
Watercolour Painting Now (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Watercolour Painting Now (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 16th August 2021
£395
This course is ideal if you wish to immerse yourself in the fascinating medium of watercolour. You’ll be trying out new ideas and new ways of working, and ultimately developing...
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 27th February 2021
£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 in the Peak District - Nottingham Trent University
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Wildlife Photography in the Peak District - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Derbyshire - Next course on 13th August 2021
£495
This course is for photographers, ramblers and outdoor enthusiasts who are interested in taking amazing wildlife photographs. Based in the heart of the Peak District, it is the perfect opportunity...
Writing for Children and Young Adults (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Writing for Children and Young Adults (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th July 2021
£325
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...