So, what is Reportage Photography anyway?

We are from the heart ©Kat Kotula

We chat to photographer and Central Saint Martins short course tutor Karl Grupe about the art of storytelling through photography and catch up with former students about the benefits the course has made to their own photographic creativity. From conceptual typologies to classical photo essays, the final projects presented by students on the Reportage Photography course… Continue reading So, what is Reportage Photography anyway?

Idea Generation Processes – How do you convert ideas into finished work?

What exactly is the creative process and how do we convert ideas into a finished piece of work? We chat to artist Madeleine Staubli about her experience on the Idea Generation Processes short course and how it taught her new ways of unlocking her creative ideas, plus experiment with new ones. What is your name… Continue reading Idea Generation Processes – How do you convert ideas into finished work?

Flash Fiction!

It is that time of year again, when all eyes are on the Man Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist, and this year it is said to be the best and most confident in years.  Literary prizes such as the Man Booker are certainly inspiring, and here at Central Saint Martins Short Courses, a new creative… Continue reading Flash Fiction!

Ceramics Short Course alumni Maria Gasparian wins MullenLowe Nova Award

Maria Gasparian with her Award Winning Colour Ceramic City

It’s been an interesting journey for Architect Maria Gasparian, who following an inspirational Short Course in Ceramics at Central Saint Martins, subsequently enrolled on an MA in Ceramic Design and graduated with distinction this summer.   Following this she won a MullenLowe Nova Award and Unilever Sustainability Award for her Colour Ceramic City, which aims to… Continue reading Ceramics Short Course alumni Maria Gasparian wins MullenLowe Nova Award

CSM Short Courses Easter School!

©Jet

Students travel from all over the world to study Short Courses at Central Saint Martins. We meet students who are changing career, preparing for a degree, beginners, enthusiasts, experimenters, and everyone in between. We spoke to some of our Easter School students about their Short Courses and why they chose to study with us What’s your… Continue reading CSM Short Courses Easter School!

Student Review: Total Drawing

Angelica Salvia is a recent graduate of our Total Drawing course, taught by Ilga Leimanis.  We had a chat to Angelica about her experience on the course and how it has benefitted her career and personal development Why did you choose to study Total Drawing? I chose the Total Drawing course because I needed to… Continue reading Student Review: Total Drawing

PPA Exposed! Final Exhibition

Students from the Professional Practice And Academic Portfolio Course (PPA) held their final exhibition earlier this month, with themes focusing on time, memory and family history, self-portraiture, fashion and performance, street portraits, appropriation and collage, repetition and taxonomy.  Speaking about the course, tutor Kathryn Faulkner said: The PPA is targeted at anyone who is passionate about… Continue reading PPA Exposed! Final Exhibition

Need some inspiration?

Central Saint Martins at King's Cross

Have you been thinking about mastering a new skill, expanding your knowledge, or boosting your career?  Liga Zemture, recently completed our Introduction to the Fashion Blogging Business Short Course and it changed her life and career.  Speaking of her experience over on her blog Marble Avenues, “Sometimes there comes the moment when you realize that… Continue reading Need some inspiration?

Instagram Competition Winner

Kateryna Solohub

During our Autumn Term we ran an Instagram competition for our Short Course students with a £50 Topshop/Topman voucher up for grabs.  The winner was Kateryna Solohub who took this wonderful snap during her Introduction to Drawing Short Course, taught by Peter Towse.  Well done Kateryna!  Studying a Short Course with us?  Share your experience! #MyCSM

Thinking about summer already?

Thinking about summer already?  Thinking about studying a Central Saint Martins Short Course?  Check out some of the students we met in summer in 2015 for some insight and inspiration! What’s your name and where do you come from? My name is Celine and I’m French but I live in London, working as a General… Continue reading Thinking about summer already?