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June 2019

PAINT WITH ALEX JAKOB-WHITWORTH

June 24th at 18:30 to June 28th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Consider and develop crucial elements needed for truly high-quality artwork (including Tonality, Composition, Shape, Form, Texture, and Pattern). Bring unfinished work and/or follow Tutor's suggestions for projects to develop your artist's eye like a professional. Most media allowed except oils. Not for beginners. Alex Jakob-Whitworth (Eden Valley www.highamhall.com/alex-jakob-whitworth) Residential: £423 Non-residential: £294

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YOUR OWN PAINTED LONG SILK SCARF (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

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

After trying things out, use artistic skill to paint your own Silk Scarf. Aim for a professional finish for a unique piece of wearable Art. Pippa Sheather (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/pippa-sheather) Residential: £248 Non-residential: £181 (inc. all materials)

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WATERCOLOUR AND GOUACHE CHICAGO-STYLE: SIDE BY SIDE

June 30th at 18:30 to July 5th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A unique chance for Painters working in Water-media to receive mentoring from Chicago artist Ed Hinkley from Realism to Abstraction. Group and 1:1 demos, critiques and encouragement to broaden your personal boundaries. Ed Hinkley (Chicago, USA www.highamhall.com/ed-hinkley) Residential: £475 Non-residential: £313

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START WITH WATERCOLOURS (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

June 30th at 18:30 to July 4th 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 for patient, qualified instruction. LIMITED NUMBERS Angela Burton (Somerset www.highamhall.com/angela-burton) Residential: £407 Non-residential: £264 inc. all materials

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July 2019

ART JOURNEYS: BIRDS AND ANIMALS WITH ANNE CORLESS

July 5th at 18:30 to July 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Any Media. Enjoy creating dynamic artwork of birds and animals. Working with different media we will explore a range of visual art styles and ways of working. Suitable for all levels; all you need is a love of animal art! NEW TUTOR: Anne Corless (W. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/anne-corless) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166

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TRY FOR A DAY: BOTANICAL PAINTING FOR THE TERRIFIED

July 11th at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A (short and gentle) amble outside to photograph plants, taking pencils to capture the chorus and do short sketches. These will then be developed using watercolours. Anyone welcome, even if you feel you will be no good! All materials provided and you get to keep your sketchbook! Lis Bramwell (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/lis-bramwell) £76 including materials and lunch

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PAINTING RUSKIN’S DREAMS OF CONISTON

July 12th at 18:30 to July 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Inspired by Ruskin's principles and aesthetic sensibilities you will be guided by Tiana's expert eye and experience as an elemental painter of light to capture the truth of Nature. A field trip with lunch is planned to Brantwood, on the shores of  Coniston Water. (John Ruskin's former home) Suitable for all aspiring artists in water-media. Tutor Tiana has prepared this wonderful 2 minute video introduction to Ruskin (wow!): Tiana Marie (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/tiana-marie) Residential: £443 Non-residential: £314 (inc. Field Trip)

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PAINTING INSPIRED BY BEATRIX POTTER – NO BUNNIES!

July 12th at 18:30 to July 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A watercolour course exploring Beatrix Potter's landscapes that inspired her later books for children. Will include a trip to nearby restored Lingholme gardens, claimed to be the site of Mr McGregor's garden. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £176 inc. Field Trip

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EXPRESSIVE MIXED MEDIA LAKELAND LANDSCAPE PAINTING AND DRAWING

July 14th at 18:30 to July 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore a wide variety of painting techniques for contemporary landscape subjects in both the studio and the inspirational Lakes National Park using watercolour, gouache, acrylic inks and pastel. Demos & one-to-one tuition. For artists with some previous painting ability looking to loosen up their style. Robert Dutton (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/robert-dutton) Residential: £520 Non-residential: £363 (inc. Field Trips)

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FRENCH IMPRESSIONIST/FRENCH REALIST: CAILLEBOTTE AND TISSOT

July 16th at 18:30 to July 18th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

James Tissot focusing on the 'comedy of manners' in England and France, and Gustav Caillebotte's unique depiction of modern Paris and society, each responding differently to Baudelaires' challenge of depicting modern life. We shall look at the life and art of two remarkable Frenchmen. Tim Stimson (Lincolnshire www.highamhall.com/tim-stimson) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 A companion to Tim's HOLL, HERKOMER AND FILDES course: attend both, get FREE B&B (only) for the day off in-between to do your own thing.

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