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November 2018

HOW TO IMPROVE TONAL CONTRAST IN WATERCOLOURS DAY

November 2nd at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A day to focus on how to get your tones right in watercolours under the beneficial tutelage of a hugely-experienced art tutor. Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) £64 including lunch & refreshments Jane's WATER-SOLUBLE PENCILS weekend follows.

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JOHN PIPER’S PAINTING TECHNIQUE

November 2nd at 18:30 to November 4th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

John Piper was one of England's finest 20th Century artists. In this course, we will study and paint in his style using Watercolour, Gouache and Inks. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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

November 2nd at 18:30 to November 4th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Water-soluble pencils are a very versatile medium on their own or in combination with other materials. Whether first timer or refresher, cover various techniques from use as a source of paint to creating a range of textures and effects. Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) Residential: £241 Non-residential: £174 inc. materials. Jane's WATERCOLOURS DAY precedes.

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CAPTURING SKYE: EXPLORING EXPRESSIVE MIXED MEDIA

November 4th at 18:30 to November 9th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Learn to work expressively and freely, combining drawing and painting mediums to create vibrant, atmospheric paintings inspired by source images of your Tutor's native Isle of Skye. For all levels wanting to loosen up, learn more about different mediums, and explore "what if...?" possibilities. Marion Boddy-Evans (Skye www.highamhall.com/marion-boddy-evans) Residential: £470 Non-residential: £309

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CHINESE PAINTING – WILDLIFE (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

November 7th at 18:30 to November 9th 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: £251 Non-residential: £184 inc. all materials

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KAY LEECH’S ‘CONNECTIONS’

November 11th at 13:00 to November 30th at 19:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Free exhibition by our first Friends of Higham Scholarship Student, who has incorporated aspects of several courses in a ranges of textile pieces linking geology, art and craft: a 6 ft quilted hanging based on the Geologic Timescale to a small 3D piece based upon a crystal geode and incorporating freeform crochet buttons. Exhibition runs from 11 - 30 Nov and Kay will be 'in residence' on Sat 17, Tue 20 and Thu 29 Nov (10am-5pm each day) FREE -…

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SCHOLARSHIP SHOWCASE AND EXHIBITION LAUNCH

November 11th at 14:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The winner of the first Friends of Higham Scholarship, Kay Leech, will present her final project, launching her exhibition of around 10 pieces of her subsequent work. Kay's scholarship funded her on several courses and challenged her to reflect elements of her learning. Kay Leech & Friends of Higham (Cumbria - www.highamhall.com/kay-leech) Places are FREE but must be reserved. Refreshments (honesty box). Supported by the Friends of Higham. Kay's Exhibition runs from 11 - 30 Nov and she will be…

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CHRISTMAS POINSETTIA IN PASTEL (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

November 11th at 18:30 to November 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* A seasonal twist to produce a very special picture - and, depending on your progress, try some other subjects. Tutor-led, step-by-step, so suitable for all. Paul Holmes (Staffordshire www.highamhall.com/paul-holmes) Residential: £344 Non-residential: £246 inc. all materials

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SEEING WITH ARTIST’S EYES – VICKI NORMAN WORKSHOP

November 11th at 18:30 to November 15th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Irrespective of subject choice, the most important skill for any artist is observation. It isn't all about pure talent; great artists have been taught what to look for! Through innovative and enjoyable exercises, study the traditional elements of line, tone, form and colour in an intensive, rewarding course. All levels, any media welcome. Vicki Norman (Shropshire www.highamhall.com/vicki-norman) Residential: £418 Non-residential: £291

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COLLAGE AND ACRYLIC WITH FRANCES WINDER

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

Create and explore using Collage to free up your work. Extend your Acrylic vocabulary, build up surfaces with Gesso and use Watercolour as well as Impasto effects. We will use rags and cards to paint as well as brushes and rollers. Frances Winder (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/frances-winder) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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