Inspiring CSM Short Course tutor Pascal Anson fronts the BBC Big Painting Challenge!

BBC Big Painting Challenge 2017

Central Saint Martins Short Course Interior Design tutor Pascal Anson is currently on our screens as a mentor on The Big Painting Challenge! Pascal will be teaching our Interior Design Portfolio course this coming July.  For more information please visit the CSM Short Courses website. Catch Pascal on your TV screens at 6pm on Sunday’s… Continue reading Inspiring CSM Short Course tutor Pascal Anson fronts the BBC Big Painting Challenge!

Ideas Are Your Only Currency

We are proud to announce the new book by Central Saint Martins short courses tutor Rod Judkins Ideas Are Your Only Currency. We chat to Rod about how his Short Course, 100 Design Projects, provided inspiration for the book and ask that burning question, can non-creatives really become creative? You’re the author of The Art of… Continue reading Ideas Are Your Only Currency

VIDEO ART: AN INTRODUCTION TO MOVING IMAGE PRACTICE

Central Saint Martins Short Courses is very pleased to announce a new and exciting weekend course, that will examine Video art: an introduction to moving image practice, this coming December.  Taught by Dr. Azadeh Fatehrad, an artist and curator currently based at the Photography Programme of the Royal College of Art, we chat to Azadeh… Continue reading VIDEO ART: AN INTRODUCTION TO MOVING IMAGE PRACTICE

The Essential Guide to Business for Artists and Designers

Congratulations to CSM Short Course tutor Alison Branagan on the publication of the Second Edition of her book The Essential Guide to Business for Artists and Designers.  Alison’s popular online course, Self-Promotion for Creatives, is essential for anyone who desires to make a living from art, design, photography, image-making, or other creative activities. There are still a few… Continue reading The Essential Guide to Business for Artists and Designers

Short Course and BA Fashion tutor Esme Young judges on the Great British Sewing Bee!

Central Saint Martins Short Course tutor Esme Young is back on our screens tonight as judge in The Great British Sewing Bee. Esme will be teaching our Swimwear and Lingerie Workshop this summer, as well as our highly regarded Innovative Pattern Cutting for Graduates and Professional Course that starts in July. Catch Esme on your… Continue reading Short Course and BA Fashion tutor Esme Young judges on the Great British Sewing Bee!

INSIDE LOOK: Millinery Workshop

On the first day students learn to block felt in a variety of shapes

Judy Bentinck is a London based couture milliner with an international client base and is one of the tutors on our Millinery Workshop.  We chat to Judy about her course, advice for breaking into the millinery world and Royal Ascot! Who is your workshop targeted at and what should students expect to leave with by… Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Millinery Workshop

GUEST BLOG: Alison Branagan on the Routes to Business Success

Alison's students outside Central Saint Martins, Granary Square

Alison Branagan is an author and visual arts consultant and also teaches business, entrepreneurship and self-promotion courses for Creatives at Central Saint Martins Short Courses. Students who have attended Alison’s courses have gone on to set up innovative, experimental and commercial companies. We therefore asked Alison to give us more insight to the different routes of  business success… Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Alison Branagan on the Routes to Business Success

Meet Our Tutors Series: Schelay McCarter

Schelay McCarter is an Associate Lecturer at the University of the Arts London, a freelance designer/Art Director and has been teaching Art Direction for Fashion at CSM Short Courses since 1997.  Her expertise lies in commercial fashion branding and this includes fashion forecasting, journalism and creative project management. We spoke to Schelay about how she… Continue reading Meet Our Tutors Series: Schelay McCarter

Guest Blog: Giulio Mazzarini on the art of Food Photography

Giulio Mazzarini is an Italian creative director and photographer, with a masters degree in Design Studies from Central Saint Martins, UAL. Based in London since 1998 and teaching the popular Reportage Photography short course at CSM since 2009, he is launching our first ever Food Photography short course this coming August. You may be wondering why… Continue reading Guest Blog: Giulio Mazzarini on the art of Food Photography

Guest Blog, Elise Valmorbida: The first creative writing course at CSM Short Courses…

When I proposed ‘Fact or Fiction’ to Central Saint Martins in 1997, the response was “we’re better known for our visual side, but let’s offer it and see what happens”. My first course was sold out, and nearly all my courses since then have been too. Lucky me! I love teaching and I truly believe… Continue reading Guest Blog, Elise Valmorbida: The first creative writing course at CSM Short Courses…