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March 2019

TRY FOR A DAY: CHINESE PAINTING (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

March 30th at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Chinese painting techniques with soft brushes and ink are fulfilling for non-artists and artists alike. Absorbing and controlled, select from a range of demonstrated subjects such as bamboo and trees. Chi Zhang (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/chi-zhang) £76 inc. materials, lunch & refreshments

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PAINTING STILL LIFE

March 31st at 18:30 to April 3rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

What it says on the (paint) tin. Expert guidance on representing inanimate objects. Essential for all serious artists, leading to a greater capacity with form, tonal values and techniques for achieving highest quality and satisfaction. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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CAPTURING SKYE: EXPLORING EXPRESSIVE MIXED MEDIA

March 31st at 18:30 to April 5th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Learn to work with (not fight against) the fast-drying nature of acrylics and watercolours to create vibrant, atmospheric paintings (from reference images of your tutor's home on the Isle of Skye), layer by layer. For all levels wanting to loosen up with a willingness to get paint on hands, possibly clothes! Marion Boddy-Evans (Skye www.highamhall.com/marion-boddy-evans Residential: £475 Non-residential: £313

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April 2019

OILS WITH CERI

April 14th at 18:30 to April 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A workshop for Students serious about developing skills in Oils, capitalising on Ceri's Fine Arts background. Be encouraged and receive suggestions on how to improve ideas and essential skills with Form, Tone and Colour. Boost your own artistic strengths, challenge the things you find tricky. All levels welcome. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229

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LANDSCAPES IN LINE AND WASH

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

A useful addition for watercolourists. Pen helps render detail and the technique helps avoid some pitfalls like over- or under-working. Ideal for sketching techniques as well as more finished work. Explore various types of pen and other useful tools. For those with at least a year of watercolour experience to widen your skills. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229

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MAKE THE MOST OF WATER-SOLUBLE PENCILS (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

April 17th at 18:30 to April 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

An exciting and versatile medium that can be used solo or combined with other materials. See a variety of techniques, from using pencils as a source of paint to creating a range of textures and effects. Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £176 inc. materials

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WOMEN ARTISTS THROUGH THE AGES

April 17th at 18:30 to April 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

For the most part female artists have lived in the shadow of male counterparts who have dominated art production and the governing institutions. This course pays tribute to some of the women who have proved themselves equal in both regards. There will be a brief interval during each session. Bertram Aitchison (Dumfries www.highamhall.com/bertram-aitchison) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166

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ARTISTS’ STUDIO WORKSHOP (NO TUTOR – 3 NIGHT)

April 19th at 18:30 to April 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

For experienced artists to take advantage of an extended Higham Easter weekend in our Studio (at a bargain price!) developing your own projects free of distractions, whilst enjoying the Higham magic, including the food! No tutor, but a chance for students to share ideas and mutual support, and maybe enjoy the stunning surroundings a little. Any media except Oils (due to the odour which some others find uncomfortable when not controlled). VERY SPECIAL PRICE: Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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PAINTING WITH CERI (3-NIGHT)

April 22nd at 18:30 to April 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Workshop for Students of any painting medium, keen to gain from Ceri's Fine Arts background. Be encouraged, receive suggestions on how to develop ideas, and essential skills with form, tone and colour. Boost your own artistic strengths, challenge the things you find tricky. All levels welcome. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229 We offer also DAY and 2-NIGHTER with CERI, also an OILS course.

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LINO-CUT PRINT MAKING

April 22nd at 18:30 to April 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create professional-looking cards and pictures from several lino-cuts using Easycut lino under the guidance of one of the UK's best - Clare's illustrations appear in books, magazines and packaging (and not just any packaging!). Clare Melinsky (Dumfriesshire www.highamhall.com/clare-melinsky) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229 (Materials c£15)

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