Visual Arts

Art is a big deal at Morley. Our team of expert tutors are professional artists and makers in their own right, so you’re in excellent hands. Whether you want to experiment with newfound creativity, hone your existing artistic skills or turn your passion into a specialism, you’ll find the perfect course at Morley. You’ll enjoy working in our stunning, purpose-built studios and workshops, and get to exhibit your own work to the public in our galleries.

Art History

Learn about the histories and movements that have inspired the greatest works of our time with art walks, gallery visits and deep-dives into art history.

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Ceramics

Explore emerging technologies and gain hands-on knowledge of ceramic materials and techniques in our specialist studios with expert tutors and visiting artists.

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Fashion 

Design and make your own clothes from scratch, learn specialist couture techniques and learn how to upcycle clothing and fabrics to create a more ethical fashion industry with our expert team.

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Fine Art

Take your artistic practice to new heights with our qualifications in fine art

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Glass

Learn to engrave glass and create beautiful stained glass panels in an experimental and supportive environment.

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Interior Design

Develop your understanding of space, how lighting, colour, pattern and texture can transform interiors, and various design methods to take your steps into the interior design industry.

Jewellery

With a huge variety of techniques from wax working and coppersmithing to stone setting and laser cutting and so much more, our specialist team will help you develop your jewellery skills.

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Millinery

Fascinated by hat making? Learn the secrets to make fantastic hats, whether it’s for a special occasion, or learning to give an old

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Painting and Drawing

Whether your interest lies in portraiture, the human figure, still life, landscape, or abstraction, our expert tutors will guide you in the techniques and styles of painting and drawing.

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Photography

Learn to make the most of your DSLR camera, and the techniques and styles of editorial, commercial and fine art photography with our expert photography team.

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Printmaking & Bookbinding

Discover both traditional and digital printmaking processes and bookbinding techniques from conservation to artistic practice led by our team of tutors in specialist studios

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Sculpture

Enjoy learning about sculptural processes from clay life modelling to Bronze casting in our sculpture department in the historic Pelham Hall in Lambeth Walk

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Textiles

Discover a wide range of handicrafts and techniques, like silkscreen printing, embroidery, quilting, knitting and natural dye methods at every level.

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Morley as an amazing range of Facilities across our three centres

Visual Arts students have access to a number of studios and design suites to help support their studies.

Find out more information and take a virtual tour of our facilities