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May 2019

MOBILE WATERCOLOURS THE MODERN WAY (MATERIALS PROVIDED, NO FIELD TRIPS)

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

*NEW* Produce satisfying art work just with Watercolour Pencils and Waterbrush. With a small range of well-chosen, quality colours provided, make powerful and expressive work on paper, outdoors and in the studio. Guided by Lionel, enjoy experimenting with just the minimum of equipment to make beautiful results. We will use the grounds and building as subject matter. For anyone. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £443 Non-residential: £314 inc. Materials

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DRAWING AND PAINTING HORSES

May 28th at 18:30 to May 31st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Equine Art is a must for every serious Artist. Using tried and tested techniques, draw and paint these beautiful animals. Alex has exhibited at the Society of Equestrian Artists and for decades has owned and drawn horses. We will try to visit a real-life stables to for sketches! Alex Jakob-Whitworth (Eden Valley www.highamhall.com/alex-jakob-whitworth) Residential: £348 Non-residential: £249 (inc. Field Trip - dress for Cumbria weather!)

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KNOW YOUR TREES AND WOODLAND (3 NIGHT)

May 30th at 18:30 to June 2nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Some gentle level walking through woods to collect specimens and identify trees in leaf. Develop your relationship with trees and their ecosystem, guided by a respected, patient expert in one of the most stunning areas of our country. Paul Nichol (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/paul-nichol) Residential: £338 Non-residential: £239 (inc. Field Trips)

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June 2019

BREAKING RULES IN WATERCOLOUR: SEASCAPES AND BEYOND

June 2nd at 18:30 to June 5th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Suitable for everyone who wishes to stretch their Watercolour ability to achieve some spectacular results. Be shown how to represent water in nature to convey energy, life and dynamism. Enjoy the time to try fully the techniques yourself, going on to develop your own work in several different contexts including beach scenes with rocks . Your tutor can also advise you on other aspects of your watercolour work. Jason Skill (Northumberland www.highamhall.com/jason-skill) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229

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VICTORIAN ARTISTS: THEIR WORK, MODELS AND MUSES

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

*NEW* Examine various art genres of the exciting Victorian era: Pre-Raphaelitism, Neoclassicism, The Aesthetic Movement and Social Realism - with reference to the highly-significant role of Models and their relationships, professional and otherwise, with the foremost Artists of the day. Dr Peter Bryden (E. Sussex www.highamhall.com/peter-bryden) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166

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SKETCHING AND WATERCOLOUR (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

June 5th at 18:30 to June 10th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Record your travels with rapid sketches in pen and watercolour. Sketchpads and other materials provided. For beginners and painters to develop out-of-doors confidence. Involves minibus and short distances - destinations tailored to suit the group. Viv Philpot (Hampshire www.highamhall.com/viv-philpot) assisted by Geoff Philpot Residential: £495 Non-residential: £333 (inc. all Materials and Field Trips)

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CHINESE PAINTING (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

June 10th at 18:30 to June 12th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Extend creativity and be guided by an expert in a traditional craft reflecting both philosophy and tradition. Learn brush techniques, develop sensitive hand control. No experience, not even art, required! Chi Zhang (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/chi-zhang) Residential: £253 Non-residential: £186 inc. all materials

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WATERCOLOURS WITH CONFIDENCE

June 10th at 18:30 to June 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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: £423 Non-residential: £294

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HOW HISTORY INFLUENCED GREAT ARTISTS AND THEIR MASTERPIECES

June 14th at 18:30 to June 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A wonderful visually-rich art appreciation course led by one of our art tutors in the true collegiate spirit of lifelong learning! Aimed at any who wish simply to delve deeper into the world of art, even from an artist's perspective. Relaxed and superbly-illustrated talks and some enjoyable interaction allowing you to explore how time and culture impacted on the development of individual Artists and Genres. Personal opinion will be valued so expect to participate in discussions! For anyone with a…

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COLOURED PENCILS: TREASURES OF THE SUMMER GARDEN

June 16th at 18:30 to June 21st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The early summer garden is full of the most amazing subjects. Using the very forgiving medium of coloured pencil, be guided through an exciting and relaxing few days of creativity. Draw your subject to show it at its best, choose the right colours, learn tricks of the trade to create a beautiful botanical illustration to be proud of. Demos and individual tuition throughout from your RHS gold medal award-winning tutor. Janie Pirie (Suffolk www.highamhall.com/janie-pirie) Residential: £505 Non-residential: £348

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