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EXCITING COLLAGE & ACRYLIC PICTURES WITH SUE FORD

April 27th at 18:30 to April 30th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create a colourful picture with Collage, combined with acrylic and tissue papers. A great way to loosen your style and learn a lot about using different colours. Not for those who mind sticky fingers, but great fun, absorbing and properly artistic! Sue Ford (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/sue-ford) Residential: £319 Non-residential: £223

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COLOUR & CONTRAST WITH FRANCES WINDER

April 27th at 18:30 to April 30th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Using colour theories, colour wheel and colour experiments with complementary colours, create work both abstract and representational. Work with contrast to create subtle or strong pieces, and study emotional atmosphere to create drama and emotion. Consider work by significant artists using colour and contrast. Frances Winder (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/frances-winder) Residential: £319 Non-residential: £223

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THIEVES, SCHOLARS & DILETTANTI: THE REDISCOVERY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD

April 28th at 18:30 to April 30th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Explore the early history of the modern science of archaeology. From the barrow diggers of England and the tomb robbers of Egypt to the passionate quests of eccentric millionaires and the first truly scientific excavations. Robert Wright (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/robert-wright) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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TALK & TEA: FIGURATIVE ARTISTS: CONTRASTING STYLES OF EARLY C20TH ART

April 30th at 14:00 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The C20th saw the emergence of a great many stylistic variants in figurative painting and sculpture. This was an evolving story allowing individual artists to take possession of highly personal ways of representing the human story, finally liberated from the expectation that figurative art should always be a naturalistic representation. Many questions to discuss! Dr This is so interesting, let me read more...

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IN SEARCH OF KING ARTHUR

April 30th at 18:30 to May 3rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Explore the development and cultural significance of the fascinating Arthurian legends in the landscape and through early Welsh, Latin, French and English sources. Visit Mirehouse, where Tennyson composed ‘Morte d’Arthur’, and legendary sites at Penrith.Geoff & Fran Doel’s book ‘Worlds of Arthur’ (Tempus) was used for Channel 4's Time Team in which Geoff, (with This is so interesting, let me read more...

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LIFE DRAWING & PORTRAITURE – FINDING YOUR STYLE

April 30th at 18:30 to May 5th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Second part of our 3 level LIFE DRAWING & PORTRAITURE PROGRAMME, attendable individually. Developing controlled drawing styles and introducing both dry and oil pastel techniques. Discussing the implementation of perspective & foreshortening techniques in establishing full 3-dimensionality into the work. Includes the opportunity to draw and paint from live models. Dr Patrick Oates (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/patrick-oates) This is so interesting, let me read more...

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TORCH-FIRED ENAMEL BEADS

April 30th at 18:30 to May 4th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Learn to torch-fire beads. Experiment with different effects & colours, enough for an exciting necklace and earrings, or use just one to make an unusual pendant. Thread a necklace professionally and make earrings using a variety of findings. Inspirational and fun; no experience needed! Materials at cost (est £50). Janet Notman (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/janet-notman) Residential: £433 This is so interesting, let me read more...

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