Lifelong Learning

Term 3 Short Courses Starting This Month!

It’s not too late to book a Term 3 Short Course this spring.

If you can’t wait until summer to learn something new, you're in luck. There’s still time to take one of our online Term 3 Short Courses starting this May and early June.

Whether you’re keen to enhance your artistic skills or learn more about the world of bird life, see what’s still available this month.

As always, the booking closing date is eight days before the course begins, so don’t miss out! 

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Introduction to Drawing with Ink and Wash (Online)

Starts: Monday 17 May

Would you like to improve your ink drawing techniques? From learning to use a dip pen to how to effectively use sticks and brushes to create inventive line and wash drawings, this course will also cover a range of drawing techniques to develop your pictorial scope.

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Introduction to Adobe Illustrator (Online)

Starts: Wednesday 19 May

Always wanted to further your design skills? This course provides a solid foundation into this specialised software for illustrators and graphic designers. Whether you’re new to this programme or looking to refresh your knowledge, this five-week course will show you how to work with vectors and edit drawings for the web, print or video.

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Low Tech Printmaking: Relief (Online)

Starts: Wednesday 26 May

Now’s your chance to print from home with everyday household materials you’ll already have on-hand! In this three-week taster course, you’ll learn relief print techniques including collography, lino and woodcut. By the end of the course, you’ll know how to use a variety of tools to produce your own images using a range of practical printmaking methods. 

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The Biology of Birds: Ecology and Conservation (Online)

Starts: Wednesday 2 June

If lockdown has brought you closer to nature this year, this course is a great way to explore the vast array of bird life across the planet. From the evolution of our feathered friends to conservation efforts, you’ll also learn all about their behaviours and how they engage with each other and the environment.

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Don’t see anything for you? Have a look at our summer courses starting in August.

Browse our Summer Short Courses