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January 2019

LIFE DRAWING AND PORTRAITURE – EXPRESSIVE TECHNIQUES, CREATIVE INSIGHTS

Sunday January 27, 2019 at 18:30 to Friday February 1, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore Mark-making, Drawing and Visualisation through accessible short and longer poses with demos and 1:1 guidance, fully explaining how to achieve convincing likeness in image-building through expressive ways of working. Patrick Oates (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/patrick-oates) Residential: £525 Non-residential: £368 Each part of DRAWING AND PORTRAITURE (Jan, Apr and Sep) is attendable separately. The full set of courses is below for your information. LIFE DRAWING AND PORTRAITURE Three residential workshops in the Lakes Explore techniques and skills, develop your own style An…

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INTRO TO MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION (EVERYTHING INCLUDED)

Wednesday January 30, 2019 at 18:30 to Friday February 1, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Skills passed down by medieval craftspeople to create small-scale designs using 24 carat gold leaf and pigments. No drawing experience necessary, choose from a selection of medieval designs, including illuminated letters. Toni Watts (Lincoln www.highamhall.com/toni-watts) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £176 inc. all materials Toni's FURTHER ILLUMINATION follows.

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COLOURED PENCILS: BOTANICAL STILL LIFE

Wednesday January 30, 2019 at 18:30 to Sunday February 3, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Accurately draw a botanical subject in a container, on a plate, table or similar surface, 'anchoring' it with shadow. Choice of subjects or bring your own and also a suitable container if you wish. Possibilities: grapes, tangerines, apples, nuts, vegetables (asparagus, pakchoi, fennel), plants (flowers, winter shrubs, beautiful leaves - an endless variety, even in the winter. Time with one of the UK's foremost pencil artists. Janie Pirie (Suffolk www.highamhall.com/janie-pirie) Residential: £418 Non-residential: £291 Followed by Janie's DRAWING A BIRD…

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February 2019

FURTHER MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION (EVERYTHING INCLUDED)

Friday February 1, 2019 at 18:30 to Sunday February 3, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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 Tutor help and advice. Toni Watts (Lincoln www.highamhall.com/toni-watts) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £176 inc. all materials Toni's INTRO TO ILLUMINATION precedes.

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BRIGHT COLOURS IN A DARK MONTH: WATER-SOLUBLE BLOCKS ON QUALITY PAPER (EVERYTHNG PROVIDED)

Sunday February 3, 2019 at 18:30 to Wednesday February 6, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Explore Derwent's Inktense blocks on Canson's Moulin du Roy paper, utilising Robert's expressive use of colour using a very different media. Be inspired also en plein air by our stunning winter Lakeland scenery. (Come prepared to venture out into the amazing hivernal landscape, if the weather allows.) This courses is not sponsored - it's just a great opportunity to use a very versatile media to inspire a new creative direction with your art and to try something new under…

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COLOURED PENCILS: DRAWING A BIRD OR ANIMAL

Sunday February 3, 2019 at 18:30 to Wednesday February 6, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Draw a bird or animal of your choice or from a supplied image (must be a very clear picture so you can see detail). Following demos, apply colour, copy onto good quality paper and then colour step-by-step. The result will be a stunning piece to be proud of, inspired by one of the UK's foremost pencil artists. Janie Pirie (Suffolk www.highamhall.com/janie-pirie) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226 Preceded by Janie's BOTANICAL STILL LIFE - attend both, save £30.

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ANIMAL PORTRAITS IN PASTEL (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

Sunday February 3, 2019 at 18:30 to Wednesday February 6, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Starting with basic skills, complete a Tutor-led Highland Cow portrait, followed by an Animal Portrait from your own photograph or from supplied photographs. Beginners and improvers. Paul Holmes (Staffordshire www.highamhall.com/paul-holmes) Residential: £344 Non-residential: £246 inc. All Materials

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PAINTING WITH CERI ALLEN (NO OILS, DAY)

Thursday February 7, 2019 at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Day workshop for Students of any medium (except Oils), keen to gain from Ceri's Fine Arts background. Be encouraged, receive suggestions on how to develop form and colour, boost your own artistic strengths and challenge the things you find tricky. All levels welcome. See also 8 Feb. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £64 includes lunch & refreshments. First of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10. We offer both DAY and 3-NIGHT versions of PAINTING WITH CERI and also an…

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PAINTING WITH CERI ALLEN (NO OILS, DAY)

Friday February 8, 2019 at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

See 7th Feb. £64 includes lunch & refreshments. Second of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10. We offer both DAY and 3-NIGHT versions of PAINTING WITH CERI and also an OILS residential.

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DRAWING MADE EASY WITH VICKI NORMAN

Friday February 8, 2019 at 18:30 to Sunday February 10, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Relaxed and friendly for beginners and improvers. Learn fast, accurate drawing methods, enjoy some practice and see your work improve. Drawing is primarily a thought process, let us give you some new ways to think about image creation on paper. Through a variety of methods, develop skills applicable to any creative process. Vicki Norman (Shropshire www.highamhall.com/vicki-norman) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 Vicki's DEMO follows.

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