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July 2018

VICTORIAN ART, REALISM AND IDEALISM IN TOWN AND COUNTRY

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

Depictions of idyllic country scenes and grimy urban life reveal a deep tension in Victorian society; this course will examine the complexity of this society through the paintings, engravings, photographs and cartoons. Tim Stimson (Lincolnshire www.highamhall.com/tim-stimson) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 A companion to Tims's NORDIC ART course - attend both, get FREE Bed and Breakfast (only, not dinner, although you can book it if you wish to!) for the day off in-between to do your own thing.

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START WITH WATERCOLOURS (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

July 20th at 18:30 to July 24th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Step by step, in a deliberately small group, explore the possibilities of Watercolour in its diverse forms: water-soluble oils, pencils, sticks etc. See how paint and blending work on paper, what works best for you and embark as an artist. Includes all basic materials to try, so just bring yourself for patient, qualified instruction. LIMITED NUMBERS Angela Burton (Somerset www.highamhall.com/angela-burton) Residential: £403 Non-residential: £261 inc. all materials

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NORDIC ROMANTIC ART: CARL LARSSON AND ANDERS ZORN

July 20th at 18:30 to July 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The two greatest Swedish artists of the Nordic Golden Age; Larsson's homely watercolours of country family life, pioneering a new domestic aesthetic; Zorn, internationally-recognised oil painter, both influenced by French plein-air realism, returning to paint their home region of Dalarna. Tim Stimson (Lincolnshire www.highamhall.com/tim-stimson) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 A companion to Tims's VICTORIAN ART AND REALISM - attend both courses, get FREE B&B (only) for the day off in-between to do your own thing.

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SUMMER SKIES AND WEATHER (OILS) WITH LINDA BIRCH

July 23rd at 18:30 to July 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Summer skies offer so many possibilities: clouds, sunshine, rain, mist, storm, long sunsets, twilight and moonlight. Study the effects of weather and how to render it in Oils. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £418 Non-residential: £291

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EMPOWER YOUR DRAWING WITH CERI ALLEN

July 24th at 18:30 to July 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Be gently encouraged to approach Drawing in alternative ways. Experiment with the different media provided through interesting projects to enable you to free-up your technique. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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August 2018

WAYS WITH WATERCOLOUR DAY WITH CERI ALLEN

August 19th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore different approaches to this versatile medium with interesting projects through the day. Bring paper, paints and brushes for expert, guided 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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WAYS WITH WATERCOLOUR DAY WITH CERI ALLEN

August 20th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore different approaches to this versatile medium with interesting projects through the day. Bring paper, paints and brushes for expert, guided 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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BOTANICAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTING: LATE SUMMER FLOWERS

August 22nd at 18:30 to August 24th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Paint your chosen subject from the wonderful flowers in bloom. Tuition in botanical accuracy and composition to produce a pleasing finished piece of work. All abilities, Tutor will adapt for level of experience. Marion Wilson SBA (W. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/marion-wilson) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 Precedes Susan Christopher-Coulson's BOTANICAL COLOURED PENCIL.

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THE PURSUIT OF PAINTING AND DRAWING WITH THE IMPRESSIONISTS

August 24th at 18:30 to August 31st at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Monet, Degas et al. worked from Landscape, Still Life and the Figure, experimenting with ways of rendering subjects. Using any materials, we will work from these motifs, with support and encouragement throughout to develop all aspects of image making. More suitable for artists with some basic experience. Michael Stewart (W. Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/michael-stewart) SPECIAL PRICE: Residential: £637 Non-residential: £448

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BOTANICAL COLOURED PENCIL: A FLORAL CONFETTI

August 24th at 18:30 to August 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

With summer in full bloom, celebrate your favourite flowers by creating a colourful confetti composed of scattered petals or small flowers/florets, worked in Coloured Pencil. Beginners upwards, work at your own pace under individual attention. Techniques, papers and pencils to try out. Susan Christopher-Coulson (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/susan-christopher-coulson) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226 Follows Marion Wilson's BOTANICAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTING.

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