STOICISM AND THE ART OF LIVING: THE DISCIPLINE OF DESIRE
Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 February 2023
This course will focus on what the Stoics referred to as ‘The Discipline of Desire’, which explores what it is, and is not, proper to want. In considering the application of Stoicism to the modern world, we will explore such questions as ‘What is in our power?’ and ‘How do we live according to Nature?’
Residential: £346 Non-residential: £244
PASTELS: PURE AND SIMPLE
Wednesday 15 to Sunday 19 March 2023
Learn and develop a mastery of chalk pastel on its own, delivering vibrant colours across a wide range of tones. Work from landscape and still life under guidance of an artist who continues the authentic approach of the much-missed Christopher Assheton-Stones. All levels of ability and an individualised approach is offered for previous attendees.
Residential: £445 Non-residential: £310
DRAW LIKE A CARTOONIST
Wednesday 22 to Friday 24 March 2023
Break free and get to grips with using simple lines to depict figures, faces and simple scenes. Fun for absolute non-artists and useful for artists alike. What’s more, your approach to life could change forever!
Residential: £255 Non-residential: £185
PIANO KEYBOARD IMPROVISATION MADE SIMPLE
Friday 17 to Sunday 19 March 2023
*NEW* Bring keys and cans to develop your improvisational skills based on well-known pop songs. Play tunes you know and like in the way you want to play them. Convert a melody into different styles. Don’t let dots get in the way. If this doesn’t get you tickling the ivories with more confidence, nothing will! For anyone willing to give it a go!
Residential: £250 Non-residential: £180
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