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May 2018

SILK PAINTING DAY (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

May 16th at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Discover the secrets of creating vibrant, magical colour when painting on silk. Practise first, then design a main piece, choosing from scarf, cushion cover, cards etc. Design templates and images provided or bring your own. For beginners and experienced. Pippa Sheather (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/pippa-sheather) £74 inc. all materials, lunch & refreshments

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WOVEN TAPESTRY: DOUBLE AND SINGLE WEAVING

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

Combine single and double weave to create an interesting and sophisticated surface. Perfect for both beginners and those with some experience. Louise Martin (Clackmannanshire www.highamhall.com/louise-martin) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 Follows SOUMAK.

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PEWTERWORK ON GLASS

May 17th at 18:30 to May 20th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Cut your chosen designs from thin sheet pewter and apply them to coloured glass vases or mirror tiles. For Intermediate/advanced students with good knife skills, any Beginners will work on a mirror tile. Bonnie Mackintosh (W. Sussex www.highamhall.com/bonnie-mackintosh) Residential: £329 Non-residential: £231 Materials supplied by tutor at cost.

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PASTEL, WATERCOLOUR AND CHARCOAL: GARDEN IMPRESSIONS

May 20th at 18:30 to May 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore exciting watercolour, pastel, charcoal and mixed-media painting with colourful and dynamic painting subjects all over our wonderful grounds. Also, two excursions (weather permitting) to Mirehouse's mature gardens and the lakeshore to paint and draw amidst dramatic Lakeland scenery. Robert Dutton (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/robert-dutton) Residential: £539 Non-residential: £384 inc. Field Trips & Admission fees.

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TEXTILE ART USING HOOKY AND PRODDY

May 21st at 18:30 to May 25th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Design and create an artistic hanging or rug from non-furnishing fabrics using this traditional technique on hessian backing. Bring scissors and your own scraps if you like. Equipment provided. Easy to get started, but can become a worthwhile obsession! Heather Ritchie (N. Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/heather-ritchie) Residential: £418 Non-residential: £291

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SKETCHING AND WATERCOLOUR (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

May 27th at 18:30 to June 1st at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Relaxed small course with patient tutor to start or develop watercolour & sketching techniques, all kit supplied. A proper start for newbies, also for experienced wishing to develop. Viv Philpot (Hampshire www.highamhall.com/viv-philpot) assisted by Geoff Philpot Residential: £490 Non-residential: £329 inc. all materials

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June 2018

WATERCOLOUR DAY WORKSHOP WITH CERI ALLEN

June 4th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Different approaches to this versatile medium with a number of interesting projects throughout the day. Bring paper, paints and brushes for expert tuition. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £64 includes lunch & refreshments First of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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WATERCOLOUR DAY WORKSHOP WITH CERI ALLEN

June 5th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Different approaches to this versatile medium with a number of interesting projects throughout the day. Bring paper, paints and brushes for expert tuition. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £64 includes lunch & refreshments Second of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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PAINTING LAKE DISTRICT LANDSCAPES IN THE STYLE OF NORMAN WILKINSON’S TOURIST POSTERS

June 8th at 18:30 to June 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Norman Wilkinson, ('dazzle' WW1 ship camouflage), produced a series of 20's and 30's posters for railway companies - idealised mountains, lakes and coasts around Britain based on outdoor sketching with a degree of Studio simplification from experiments in European abstract. Learn how he developed ideas and create your own versions based on outdoor sketches. Beginners and Experienced welcome. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £339 Non-residential: £241 inc. Field Trips

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CALLIGRAPHY: POINTED PEN WITH JAMES FARRELL

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

*NEW* Develop and produce elegant shading and flourishes through Spencerian techniques and Round Hand scripts. Study form and structure, spacing, page layout and construction with narrated demos with an international Calligrapher. *NEW TUTOR* James Farrell (Buckinghamshire www.highamhall.com/james-farrell) Residential: £418 Non-residential: £291 (Materials at cost)

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