The Slade School of Fine Art is an experimental, research-oriented and imaginative art school with a world-leading reputation. Don’t let that intimidate you though: its short courses are open to everyone.
The Slade regularly opens its doors to anyone who wants to develop their artistic skills in a variety of formats. Come and learn from experienced artists and soak up the wonderful, creative atmosphere of the Slade.
The art school runs a number of evening classes and other short courses over the summer, all of which are now listed in the UCL Life Learning catalogue.
See what suits your creative needs below and join the Slade today.
Be part of The Slade in summer 2017
The Slade Summer School offers a unique opportunity for you to work within the studios and vibrant atmosphere of the Slade – a world-renowned school of fine art.
You’ll become part of a wider community of artists and will have a real sense of studying in an art school environment among Slade students and alumni.
You’ll test your abilities while learning new skills and different approaches to making art.
You can take part in a lively range of extra-curricular activities, including:
- art history lectures and artist talks introducing the varied contexts and histories of fine art
- exhibition openings and talks by Slade undergraduate and postgraduate students about their work
- a series of artists’ projects run by Slade tutors, alumni and recently graduated student residents – you’ll be invited into these studio spaces to discuss the works with the artists.
Slade Summer School Foundation - 10 weeks starting on 3 July
Good Artists Copy, Great Artists Steal: Drawing in London Museums and Galleries - 1 week starting on 10 July
Introduction to Contemporary Art - 1 week starting on 24 July
Material Journeys: Representation into Abstraction - 2 weeks starting on 14 August
Colour in Practice: Understanding Colour - 2 weeks starting on 28 August
Portraiture: A New Perspective - 2 weeks starting on 17 July
Portraiture: Drawing and Painting the Head - 2 weeks starting on 28 August
Drawing and painting
Drawing - 2 weeks starting on 3 July
From Drawing to Painting - 2 weeks starting on 17 July
The Expanded Field of Drawing - 2 or 3 weeks starting on 31 July
Painting - Evening Classes - 8 weeks starting on 5 July
Painting - Summer School - 2 weeks starting on 17 July
Painting in Contemporary Practice - 3 weeks starting on 31 July
Studio Landscape Painting - 2 weeks starting on 14 August
Life drawing and painting
Life Drawing - 2 weeks starting on 31 July
Life Painting - 2 weeks starting on 14 August
Life Painting: Perception and the Sustained Pose - 2 weeks starting on 28 August
Etching - 1 week starting on 10 July
Photo Etching - 2 weeks starting on 24 July
Low-Tech Photography: Part 1 - 1 week starting on 10 July
Low-Tech Photography: Part 2 - 1 week starting on 17 July
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