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START WITH WATERCOLOURS (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

July 19th at 18:30 to July 23rd at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Step by step, in a deliberately small group, explore the possibilities of Watercolour in its diverse forms: water-soluble oils, pencils, sticks etc. See how paint and blending work on paper, what works best for you and embark as an artist. Includes all basic materials to try, so just bring yourself! Angela Burton (Sommerset www.highamhall.com/angela-burton) Residential: 

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BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP

July 21st at 18:30 to July 24th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

This will be a weekend of catching up on some of those skills that might of slipped you by, in particular the sharpening of paring knives and Spokeshave blades, the Paring of leather and how to produce a gold tooled label for a book you have never put a title on. Not for beginners this 

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ART WEEKEND WITH FRANCES WINDER

July 21st at 18:30 to July 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Watercolour, gouache and acrylic paint are used with Gesso, you can choose to focus on one, but all are shown. We also use rags and palette knife techniques with acrylic paint to achieve bold or subtle techniques, good for the beginner or for the expert to recharge. Frances Winder (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/frances-winder) Residential: £228 Non-residential: 

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ACRYLIC CANVAS & PALETTE KNIVES – A CONTEMPORARY FEEL IN BOLD COLOUR

July 23rd at 18:30 to July 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

For those who want to try out different ways to see a subject and move it into a contemporary look. The shapes that make up everyday scenes and objects interpreted into colour and form with a dash of excitement. Hazel Lale (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/hazel-lale) Residential: £433 Non-residential: £308 inc. a little cultural trip out (for tea)!

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MUSIC APPRECIATION: ROMANTIC VIOLIN CONCERTOS

July 23rd at 18:30 to July 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Mendelssohn’s violin concerto blended virtuoso display and melodic expression. Popular Bruch (no.1), technically challenging Tchaikovsky and under-rated Saint-Saëns (no.3) followed the same path. Brahms looked back to Beethoven and Glazunov condensed the form into a single lyrical movement. Ian France (www.highamhall.com/ian-france) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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INTRODUCTION TO ABSTRACTION (ACRYLICS)

July 23rd at 18:30 to July 28th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Come on an adventure into the abstract! The course will lead in a number of gentle ways from representational painting into abstraction. Linda Birch (North Pennines www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £465 Non-residential: £305

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