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June 2020

BREAKING THE RULES OF WATERCOLOUR: MODERNISTIC, MAGICAL TREES

June 1st at 18:30 to June 5th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Mon 1 Jun - 13:30 Fri 5 Jun 2020 For artists wishing to be less predictable, looking to modernise painting approaches and re-ignite painting passion. Explore ways of seeing and illustrating trees so your finished work expresses a little of the joy you perhaps could feel as a child, when imagination took you wherever you wanted to go. Jason Skill (Northumberland jason skil) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299

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CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING – LAKELAND LANDSCAPE (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

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

18:30 Mon 8 Jun - 13:30 Thu 11 Jun 2020 *NEW* One of the most popular Chinese brush painting subjects, Shan Shui translates as 'mountain and water'. Apply a unique flavour to our wonderful summer Higham scenery, sketch and paint inside and outdoors. All materials provided - but maybe bring some of your favourite landscape images. Chi Zhang (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/chi-zhang) Residential: £355 Non-residential: £254 (inc. all materials)

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COLOURED PENCILS: TREASURES OF THE SUMMER GARDEN

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

18:30 Sun 14 Jun - 13:30 Fri 19 Jun 2020 The early summer garden is full of the most amazing subjects. Use this very forgiving medium, enjoy a relaxing few days of creativity. Draw your subject to show it at its best, choose the right colours, learn tricks to create a beautiful botanical illustration to be proud of. Demos and individual tuition throughout from an RHS gold medal awardwinning tutor. Janie Pirie (Suffolk www.highamhall.com/janie-pirie)j Residential: £515 Non-residential: £355

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WATERCOLOURS WITH CONFIDENCE

June 15th at 18:30 to June 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Mon 15 Jun - 13:30 Fri 19 Jun 2020 Paint in a variety of settings: Studio, Higham grounds and Lakes National Park. Enjoy demos, paint-alongs and painting en plein-air. Photograph and print your own scenes ready for painting in the studio. Develop skills, improve confidence. Beginners upwards. Mike Dobson MBE (N. Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/mike-dobson) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299

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WATERCOLOUR AND GOUACHE CHICAGO-STYLE: SIDE BY SIDE

June 21st at 18:30 to June 26th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 21 Jun - 9:00 Fri 26 Jun 2020 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: £485 Non-residential: £319

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TRY FOR A DAY: BOTANICAL PAINTING FOR THE TERRIFIED

June 25th at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

10:00 - 17:00 Thu 25 Jun 2020 A (short and gentle) amble outside to photograph plants, working in Pencils to capture the chorus and make 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) £78 (inc. Lunch and Materials)

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SCOTTISH COLOURISTS LANDSCAPE WEEKEND

June 26th at 18:30 to June 28th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 26 Jun - 13:30 Sun 28 Jun 2020 The legacies of just four Scottish painters Peploe, Cadell, Hunter and Fergusson enlivened their national image and still influence artists today with vibrant colours stemming from the Fauvist tradition. Let Ceri guide your painting to encapsulate this magic. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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PASTELS: PURE AND SIMPLE

June 28th at 18:30 to July 3rd at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 28 Jun - 9:00 Fri 3 Jul 2020 Learn and develop a mastery of chalk pastel as a medium in its own right delivering vibrant colours across a wide range of tones. Work from landscape and still life under the guidance of a professional who continues the authentic approach of the much missed Christopher Assheton-Stones. This course is suitable for all levels of ability and an individualised approach can be offered for those who attended previously. Graham Oliver…

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July 2020

IMPRESSIONIST WEEKEND: OILS

July 3rd at 18:30 to July 5th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 3 Jul - 13:30 Sun 5 Jul 2020 The many paintings done by Monet and Pissaro of the river at Argentuil are lovely examples of their technique. Look at their working methods and apply it to the riverscape near Higham. We may make a short trip to sketch and record references then Studio painting. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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HIGHAM HALL AND LANDSCAPE: AN ARTIST’S VIEW (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

July 3rd at 18:30 to July 5th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 3 Jul - 13:30 Sun 5 Jul 2020 *NEW* Combine Drawing and Watercolour using the live resource of Higham and its surrounding landscape and gardens. Covers the use of Pencils (Graphite and Watercolour), Watercolour Paints and various Brushes on a gentle course for all budding Artists. NEW TUTOR: Franky Rodwell (www.highamhall.com/franky-rodwell) Residential: £253 Non-residential: £184 (inc. Materials)

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