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Art, Design and Crafts - Part-time courses for adults

Art, Design and Crafts courses at Brighton MET

Our Art, Design and Crafts courses offer a varied range of learning opportunities for all abilities, from art and drawing skills through to jewellery, pottery and photography.

Available courses

  • Art and Design - Introduction to Art and Design

    This is a highly practical course to further your skills in art and design with the aim of producing a portfolio of work.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Oct 2018
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  • Art and Design - UAL Diploma in Arts & Design Foundation Studies - Exploratory Year Level 2/3

    This course builds on your previous experience in art and design and develop your creative potential.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Art and Design - UAL Foundation Diploma in Art and Design - Pathway Year Level 3/4

    This foundation course will provide the chance to explore the breadth and diversity of this creative sector.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Drawing Skills for Beginners

    This course will give you an introduction to drawing or help you rediscover a passion for drawing.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018, Jan 2019, Apr 2019
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  • Drawing Skills Intermediate

    This course will build on the skills learnt in the beginners drawing course.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018, Jan 2019, Apr 2019
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  • Floristry Intermediate

    This course moves on from the introduction to floristry course and builds on your skills.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018, Jan 2019, Apr 2019
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  • Graphic Novel

    This course gives you a working knowledge and a set of skills you to help you develop your own graphic novel.

    • Course type: International
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2017, Jan 2018
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  • Introduction to Floristry

    This course is suitable if you have no previous experience and will introduce you to floral arrangements and the basics of floristry.

    • Course type: International
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018, Jan 2019, Apr 2019
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  • Introduction to Pottery

    This course will introduce you to working with clay and is suitable for those with no previous experience in pottery.

    • Course type: International
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018, Sep 2018
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  • Jewellery Making in Metal Advanced

    This course follows on from the beginners metal making course to make more complicated pieces of jewellery.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018, Jan 2019, Apr 2019
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  • Jewellery Making in Metal for Beginners

    This course will give you the knowledge to design and create silver jewellery of your own.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018, Jan 2019, Apr 2019
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  • Life Drawing (Northbrook MET)

    The course is suitable for anyone wanting to learn and develop their observational and interpretive drawing skills. Beginners are welcome, as are those wishing to refresh their drawing skills or strengthen their drawing portfolios.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018, Apr 2019, Jan 2019, Apr 2019
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  • Porcelain Paper Clay – Jewellery, porcelain bunting and decorations (Northbrook MET)

    An opportunity to use porcelain paper-clay to make beautiful porcelain decorations, bunting or jewellery. A relaxed and friendly day, suitable for everyone from the complete beginner, or those with experience.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Day Course
    • Starting: Feb 2019
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  • Portfolio Building: Creative Arts Practice (Northbrook MET)

    Whether you are planning to apply to an art and design course or simply wish to develop your creative practice, our experienced tutors (who are also working artists/designers) will help you to build a portfolio of work.

    • Course type: Part-time professional
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Jan 2019
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  • Pottery Intermediate

    This practical and fun course develops your existing techniques in pottery.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Jan 2019
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  • Printmaking - Lino Printing workshop (Northbrook MET)

    A fun, hands-on workshop in linocut printing for both beginners and those with some experience of printmaking.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Day Course
    • Starting: Nov 2018
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  • Printmaking - Mixed Media Screen Printing Workshop (Northbrook MET)

    A fun hands-on printmaking workshop combining screenprinting with relief mixed media methods. Suitable for beginners and those with some experience of printmaking.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Day Course
    • Starting: Feb 2018
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  • Printmaking - Screen Printing Workshop (Northbrook MET)

    A fun and hands-on workshop in screenprinting. Suitable for both beginners and those with some experience of printmaking.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Day Course
    • Starting: Jan 2019
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  • Printmaking (Northbrook MET)

    An enjoyable hands-on printmaking course suitable for beginners and those with some experience of printmaking. You will be experimenting with four different techniques: Monoprinting, Lino printing, Drypoint etching and Screen printing.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Apr 2019
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  • Printmaking: Lino Printing Intermediate (Northbrook MET)

    A Lino printing course for those who with some experience of relief printmaking or who have taken the 8 week beginners course. Students will be able to develop and build on previous knowledge and skills in Lino printing.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Jan 2019
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  • Sculpture - an Introduction (Northbrook MET)

    Explore working in three dimensons, with work centred on figurative work and portraiture.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Oct 2018
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  • Sculpture – Intermediate (Northbrook MET)

    This course is for anyone with some experience of working in three dimensions who would like to develop their creativity further in a friendly and creative environment.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Jan 2019
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  • Silvermithing - Designing and Making Silverware

    This course is an introduction to the basics of silversmithing.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018, Jan 2019, Apr 2019
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  • Silversmithing and Jewellery – Design by Project

    If you have some prior experience in silversmithing (making functional products) or jewellery making, this is the course for you.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018, Jan 2019, Apr 2019
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  • Stained Glass

    This course takes you through the steps to make a stained glass panel.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Stained Glass - Make a Decorative Copper Foil Mirror (Northbrook MET)

    Use small pieces of coloured glass and glass globs to decorate your own unique mirror. A creative, fun and free-form day. Learn how to cut glass, apply copper foil & solder together to - also known as Tiffany glass work. No experience necessary and a...

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Day Course
    • Starting: Mar 2019
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  • Stained Glass - Make a Leaded Light Panel ( Northbrook MET)

    Make a beautiful traditional Leaded Light panel to hang in your window or put into a frame (not provided). Learn how to cut glass, lead together and solder. No experience is necessary and all materials are provided

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Day Course
    • Starting: Oct 2018
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  • Stained Glass - Make a Leaded Light Panel for the Garden (Northbrook MET)

    Make a beautiful traditional Leaded Light panel to plant in your garden. Learn how to cut glass, lead together and solder. No experience is necessary and all materials are provided

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Day Course
    • Starting: Feb 2019
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  • Stained Glass – Christmas Presents and Decorations (Northbrook MET)

    Impress your friends and family with some beautiful handmade presents and decorations this Christmas. Beginners and more experienced makers will make a selection of unique hanging and 3D gifts using the copper foil glass technique.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Stained Glass – Introduction to Copper Foil (Northbrook MET)

    Introduction to the art of making copper foil pieces. Suitable for beginners and those with more experience, you will learn basic techniques and progress to your own projects, e.g. a lampshade or terrarium.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Apr 2019
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  • Stained Glass – Introduction to Leaded Lights (Northbrook MET)

    Introduction to the traditional art of making Stained Glass Leaded Lights. Suitable for beginners and those with more experience, you will learn basic techniques and progress to your own project.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Jan 2019
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  • Textiles - Creative Textiles - surface design (Northbrook MET)

    Learn to create a range of fabulous surface designs, using textile techniques such as printmaking, applique, quilting and hand stitching. This course is suitable for students of all abilities.

    • Course type: Part-time leisure
    • Duration: Weeks
    • Starting: Sep 2018, Jan 2019, Apr 2019
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