CAPTURE SCOTTISH SCAPES: EXPLORE EXPRESSIVE MIXED MEDIA

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Work with (don't fight against) the fast-drying nature of acrylics and use mixed media to create vibrant, atmospheric paintings (from excellent reference images provided by your Tutor), layer by layer. 

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EXPRESSIVE ACRYLIC MIXED MEDIA

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Explore contemporary acrylic techniques using lots of different acrylic media. We may venture outdoors (weather permitting) to gain inspiration amongst the Lakeland landscape, but this course mainly focuses on a 

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PAINTING WITH LIGHT IN WATERCOLOUR

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Capture living light in watercolour to bring a picture to life. Master the dynamics of light and shade using the drama and power of colour to intensify an artwork's luminosity. 

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ANIMAL PORTRAITS IN PASTEL (MATERIALS PROVIDED)

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

For beginners and improvers. The tutor-led portrait of a highland cow comes first then you may use the remaining time to try something from your own source material (bring your 

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CREATIVE ART JOURNALS: EXPRESS, EMBELLISH, EXPERIMENT

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Lest we forget, playing is an important part of making successful Art. This course will be all about that 'play'... using a wide variety of techniques and ideas to create 

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EXPLORING THE FORMAT WITH FRANCES WINDER

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Looking at changing your composition, dealing with square, long or wide formats, large and small and the advantages they bring. Demonstrations and advice, and projects to follow, getting the best 

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STEP TWO WATER-BASED OILS: WITH KNIVES

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Next stage for beginners or those wishing to apply thicker paint. The themes will be still life and some landscape. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £250 Non-residential: £180

CARTOONS FOR CHRISTMAS

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Similar to our March DRAW LIKE A CARTOONIST, but focused towards drawing Christmas cards (of course!) A fun seasonal course for anyone (whether you are an experienced artist or a 

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