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?

Central Saint Martins Foundation Show

The annual Foundation Show opens this week! The exhibition showcases work from students across the five curriculum areas: 3-Dimensional Design and Architecture | Fashion and Textiles | Fine Art | Graphic and Communication Design | Performance Design and Practice Opening times: Thursday to Friday: 12 noon – 8pm Saturday: 12 noon – 6pm This event is… Continue reading Central Saint Martins Foundation Show

CSM Short Courses Easter School!

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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!

Easter School Instagram Competition Winner

During our Easter School we ran an Instagram competition for our Short Course students with the lucky winner walking away with a £50 Amazon voucher.  We are happy to announce the winner as Mimi Ziv who instagrammed her experience of Experimental Fashion Drawing, taught by Alexis Panayiotou.  Mimi’s snap showcased what happens in the Fashion Drawing… Continue reading Easter School Instagram Competition Winner

INSIDE LOOK: Expressive Painting

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Ewa Gargulinska is the tutor of Expressive Painting and Imagination in Painting at Central Saint Martins Short Courses.  She is an internationally recognised Polish artist and the author of Poems. Her private collectors include Arthur Sackler (founder of the new wings to the Royal Academy in London and Metropolitan Museum in New York), Jeremy Irons… Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Expressive Painting

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

Easter School Instagram Competition #MyCSM

Easter School at Central Saint Martins is now under way and we are inviting all Easter School Short Course students to take part in our Instagram competition. Tag your Instagram photos with #MyCSM during your Easter School course, between 21 March and 15 April 2016 for a chance to win a £50 Amazon Voucher!! For some… Continue reading Easter School Instagram Competition #MyCSM

Central Saint Martins Short Courses at the Affordable Art Fair

Affordable Art Fair

Unleash your inner artist this weekend by heading down to the Affordable Art Fair Education Space to take part in one of our workshops. Thursday 10 March  Central Saint Martins Short Courses: Demystifying Drawing – 2pm Guy Noble will show you how a good understanding of the basics of drawing can open up a whole… Continue reading Central Saint Martins Short Courses at the Affordable Art Fair

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