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

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

And it all began with a weekend Short Course….

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We love this article in Love My Dress about Jewellery Designer Nikki Stark, a former Short Course Jewellery Making student at Central Saint Martins. “I took at Saturday course at Central St Martins just over 10 years ago and since then haven’t looked back. I was instantly hooked.” Head over to www.lovemydress.net for the full article and Jewellery Making inspiration!    

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