Reportage Photography Exhibition Thursday 23rd June

It’s that time of year again when students of Central Saint Martins Reportage Photography Short Course present their final projects in an exhibition session entitled Documentaries. With invited questions and crits from the audience, the process will often tease out a depth of analysis and reflexive qualities that only a q+a and exhibition can. “The more a student engages in the… Continue reading Reportage Photography Exhibition Thursday 23rd June

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

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!

INSIDE LOOK: Expressive Painting

Expressive Painting ©Jet

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

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…

Interview Season! Fashion Folio: Design and Communication

Fashion Folio

Fashion Folio Course Coordinator Beckie Leach talks about BA and MA interviews season and the culmination of one year’s hard work on the Fashion Folio course. As spring arrives in London, the Fashion Folio studios are a flurry of nervous excitement as students set out their work for interview and portfolio review for some of… Continue reading Interview Season! Fashion Folio: Design and Communication