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December 2020

ADVANCED STUDIO PAINTING IN OILS AND ACRYLICS – COMPOSITION, TECHNIQUE, STYLE

December 3rd at 18:30 to December 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

For those ready to transition from beginner/intermediate in Oils and/or Acrylics. To help you create better compositions, improve technical knowledge and skills, and evolve a personal style through focussed demonstrations and exercises, personal projects and positive critical discussion. Highly recommened for intermediate to advanced painters. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299 ART EXHIBITION: LIONEL PLAYFORD AND ALEX JACOB-WHITWORTH 1 Aug to 31 Jan.

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ART SELF-RUN WORKSHOP

December 3rd at 18:30 to December 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Tuesday 3 to Monday 7 Dece,ber 2020 For experienced Artists to take advantage of some Studio space (at a bargain price!) developing your own projects free of distractions, whilst enjoying the Higham magic, including the food! No tutor, but a chance to share ideas, relax and maybe enjoy the stunning surroundings a little. SPECIAL PRICE: Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239

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SEEING WITH ARTIST’S EYES – VICKI NORMAN WORKSHOP

December 7th at 18:30 to December 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Irrespective of subject, the most important skill for any artist is observation. It isn't all about pure talent; great artists have been taught what to look for! Through innovative and enjoyable exercises, study the traditional elements of Line, Tone, Form and Colour in an intensive, rewarding course. All levels, any media welcome. Vicki Norman (Shropshire www.highamhall.com/vicki-norman) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299

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PORTRAITURE PAINTING (CLOTHED LIVE MODELS)

December 8th at 18:30 to December 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

One of the essential skill sets for Artists, focusing on the human top third, including live subjects. Be guided to experiment towards a freer, yet meaningful style using paint. Expand, refine and challenge yourself reinforcing all the essential fundamentals in a small group. Catherine MacDiarmid (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/catherine-macdiarmid) Residential: £350 Non-residential: £249

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ESSENTIAL ART SKILLS: LINE AND MARK MAKING

December 11th at 18:30 to December 13th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A fun course with slideshows looking at work by Van Gogh, Morandi, Giacometti, Seurat. Try different Media, experiment and play! Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 Part of a hop-on, hop-off series with a Fine Arts-trained professional to gently refresh, refine and instil the fundamentals for being a good Artist. Each course includes a contextual slideshow and is ‘observational’ rather than working from photos.

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ESSENTIAL ART SKILLS: FORM, TONE AND PERSPECTIVE

December 18th at 18:30 to December 20th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Making studies from selected objects, learn how to create a purely tonal drawing. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 Part of a hop-on, hop-off series with a Fine Arts-trained professional to gently refresh, refine and instil the fundamentals for being a good Artist. Each course includes a contextual slideshow and is ‘observational’ rather than working from photos.

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January 2021

WINTER WATERCOLOURS

Tuesday January 5, 2021 at 18:30 to Friday January 8, 2021 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Total beginner or developing artist, be inspired to use watercolours to their full potential with demos, paint-alongs and individual tuition to develop skills and confidence. Produce an amazing amount of quality work! Mike Dobson MBE (N. Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/mike-dobson) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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DEMO & TEA: A LANDSCAPE IN OILS

Sunday January 10, 2021 at 14:00 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Watching an artist talk through the execution of a painting can be both fascinating and immensely informative for artists and non-artists alike. See how Oils can be used by a professional Artist to expertly produce a pleasing scene with both aesthetic and educational value. Vicki Norman (Shropshire www.highamhall.com/vicki-norman) £16 (inc. refreshments) Vicki's OILS course follows.

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OILS WITH VICKI NORMAN

Sunday January 10, 2021 at 18:30 to Wednesday January 13, 2021 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A comprehensive course for those who wish to master Oil painting techniques through a relaxed, methodical approach to this versatile painting medium. Dispel many myths and misconceptions. For painters of all abilities, even those who have never known where to begin with Oils. Vicki Norman (Shropshire www.highamhall.com/vicki-norman) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 Vicki's afternoon DEMO precedes - recommended as an introduction to this.

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DRAWING MADE EASY WITH VICKI NORMAN

Wednesday January 13, 2021 at 18:30 to Friday January 15, 2021 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Relaxed and friendly for beginners and improvers. Learn fast, accurate drawing methods, enjoy some practice and see your work improve. Drawing is primarily a thought process, let us give you some new ways to think about image creation on paper. Through a variety of methods, develop skills applicable to any creative process. Vicki Norman (Shropshire www.highamhall.com/vicki-norman) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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