Short Courses

Art & Design

Browse short courses in Art & Design

Drawing and Painting courses

Drawing and Painting

Explore drawing and painting techniques, how to design and plan content and mood, whether working from the figure, locations or developing more personal ideas.

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Printmaking and paper courses


Printmaking and Paper

Develop and consider the uses and qualities of paper and a range of printmaking techniques skills which include relief and intaglio to create bespoke limited prints and artists books.

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Sculpture courses


Our sculpture courses provide an opportunity to use both traditional and non-traditional media and explore the creation of 3D art objects.

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Photography and Video courses

Photography and Video

Including both analogue and digital technologies, our courses are designed to introduce enough process and technique to explore photography and video.

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Portfolio Preparation: Art courses

Portfolio Preparation

These courses are specifically designed to support students thinking of applying to a course in Art or Design.

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Textiles courses


Gain insight and explore the nature of textiles and fabric manipulation as a creative and experimental process to create objects or garments.

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Jewellery and Glass courses


Learn techniques and create a range of ambitious jewellery or stained glass works.

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Visual Communication courses

Visual Communication

The role of graphic design, illustration and animation has never been more integrated in our everyday lives. These courses will introduce you to the principles of visual communication.

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Our Course Organisers can help you with enquiries about the content of courses.

You can contact course organisers by phoning +44 (0)131 650 4400 or by email.

Oliver Reed

Course Organiser, Art and Design

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