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

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?

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

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

Guest Blog, Ilga Leimanis: Former CSM Short Course students invited to contribute to book

Creative Sketching Workshop: Inspiration, Tips and Exercises for Sketching on the Move

I was invited to write three chapters / workshops for a new book, Creative Sketching Workshop, by Pete Scully, published in October. It is a great new book of 20 workshops packed with different exercises to try out. There are a total of 12 contributors from around the world: Virginia Hein, James Hobbs, Nina Johansson, Ilga Leimanis, Kumi Matsukawa, Shiho… Continue reading Guest Blog, Ilga Leimanis: Former CSM Short Course students invited to contribute to book

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