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March 2020

BOLD EXPRESSIVE LANDSCAPE ACRYLIC MIXED MEDIA

March 15th at 18:30 to March 20th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Taking direct influence from our Lakeland setting – outdoors and in – explore a variety of painting and drawing techniques with an expressive approach. A need to be adventurous is important to further develop your own personal style. For any experienced artist seeking a more contemporary approach using mixed-media: drawing, acrylic, ink and paint and oil pastel on different surfaces. Robert Dutton (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/robert-dutton) Residential: £520 Non-residential: £363 (inc. Field Trips)

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MODERN ART ON LOCATION: THE ARTISTIC HERITAGE OF CUMBRIA

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

*NEW* Let Art Historian Elizabeth introduce you to some very special places to appreciate. These special places include scenes, residences and collections that inspired artists particularly in the C20th. A wonderful trip out could offer opportunities for photography and sketching for those so inclined. NEW TUTOR: Dr Elizabeth Fisher (www.highamhall.com/elizabeth-fisher) Residential: £248 Non-residential: £181 (inc. Field Trip)

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WILDLIFE FROM GRAPHITE TO COLOUR PENCIL (TWO TUTORS!)

March 19th at 18:30 to March 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* A unique and innovative Wildlife Art course to explore both graphite and coloured pencils with not one, but two leading artists. A small project in graphite, then both graphite and coloured pencil and, finally, full colour. Two tutors (one graphite, one colour) allow for breadth and variation. NEW TUTORS: Karen Coulson and Mark Warner (Hampshire www.highamhall.com/karen-coulson-mark-warner) Residential: £412 Non-residential: £269

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CAPTURING SKYE: EXPLORING EXPRESSIVE MIXED MEDIA

March 29th at 18:30 to April 3rd at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Work with (don't fight against) the fast-drying nature of acrylics and use mixed media to create vibrant, atmospheric paintings (from reference images of your Tutor's home on the Isle of Skye), layer by layer. For all levels to loosen up with a willingness to get paint on hands, possibly clothes! Marion Boddy-Evans (Skye www.highamhall.com/marion-boddy-evans) Residential: £485 Non-residential: £319

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April 2020

A2004PO LANDSCAPE DRAWING AND PAINTING PROGRAMME: BASIC

April 12th at 18:30 to April 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

This Workshop* welcomes beginners, though more experienced Artists will derive significant benefit too. We will explore how 'Tissue Layering' Techniques influence our 'mark-making' and enhance our landscapes by introducing a tactile quality to our works. Dr. Patrick Oates (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/patrick-oates) SPECIAL PRICE: Residential: £450 Non-residential: £299 *1st of 3 individual Workshops in Landscape Drawing & Painting progressing the ideas of 'Layered & Structured" surfaces; offering a continuum from basic to more advanced techniques. Each can be attended individually. Attend all…

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MAKING YOUR OWN LANDSCAPE – LINE AND WASH

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

18:30 Wed 15 Apr - 13:30 Sun 19 Apr 2020 Explore creating your own Watercolour and Pen landscape or townscape: Sheer Flights of Fantasy, Castles in the Air, Escher-type Townscapes, Whimsy - yours to conjure! Play with ideas, get advice on technique. Previous experience can be minimal, just wish to create the Extraordinary with the Ordinary! Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299

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INTRO TO MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION (EVERYTHING INCLUDED)

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

18:30 Fri 17 Apr - 13:30 Sun 19 Apr 2020 Skills passed down by medieval craftspeople to create small-scale designs using 24 carat gold leaf and pigments (a small amount of lead is possible). No drawing experience necessary, choose from a selection of medieval designs, including illuminated letters. Toni Watts (Lincoln www.highamhall.com/toni-watts) Residential: £250 Non-residential: £181 (inc. materials) Toni's FURTHER ILLUMINATION follows.

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COLLAGE, PEN AND ACRYLIC WITH SUE FORD

April 19th at 18:30 to April 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 19 Apr - 13:30 Thu 23 Apr 2020 Incorporating collage techniques with your art work can expand your appreciation for colour and the possibilities of creative development. Existing artists may work on their own subject with professional advice, or you can be guided in a project of a Street Scene with buildings which will flex your artistic muscles. LImited Places. Sue Ford (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/sue-ford) Residential: £423 Non-residential: £294

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FURTHER MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION (EVERYTHING INCLUDED)

April 19th at 18:30 to April 21st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 19 Apr - 13:30 Tue 21 Apr 2020 More advanced illumination: make perfect manuscript gesso using a traditional recipe, lay it smoothly and gild with loose leaf gold. Practical tips on mastering technique, creating raised areas of gilding with a high shine. Those who are already able to make and lay Gesso are welcome to work on their own projects with help and advice. Toni Watts (Lincoln www.highamhall.com/toni-watts) Residential: £250 Non-residential: £181 inc. all materials Toni's INTRO TO…

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PAINTING CATS (WEEKEND)

April 24th at 18:30 to April 26th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 24 Apr - 13:30 Sun 26 Apr 2020 Draw and Paint our feline companions with imagination to capture the essence of these traditionally mystical creatures. Working in Water Media, suitable for beginners, cat lovers and all. Tiana Marie (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/tiana-marie) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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