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September 2019

LAND- AND SEA-SCAPE IN SOFT PASTELS WITH EILEEN GARDNER

September 20th at 18:30 to September 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

An exceptional chance to extend skills with Pastel for Seascapes and Landscapes, using also Ink and Watercolour. Demos throughout, support for beginners, encouragement for more experienced with demanding, yet supportive critiques to enable all to reach full potential. Eileen Gardner (Fife www.highamhall.com/eileen-gardner) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229

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INTRO TO MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION (EVERYTHING INCLUDED)

September 20th at 18:30 to September 22nd 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 (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: £245 Non-residential: £178 inc. all materials Toni's FURTHER ILLUMINATION follows.

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FURTHER MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION (EVERYTHING INCLUDED)

September 22nd at 18:30 to September 24th 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 help and advice from the tutor. Toni Watts (Lincoln www.highamhall.com/toni-watts) Residential: £245 Non-residential: £178 inc. all materials Toni's INTRO TO ILLUMINATION precedes.

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ACRYLICS: BOLD PAINTING WITH RAGS AND CARD

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

Painting with rags, straight onto the canvas, connects your whole body in the process. Enjoy more freedom to be expressive and bold, creating fresh and more vital work. Excellent for mountains forests and water. Using a card like a palette knife can create a new dynamic in your work. Frances Winder (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/frances-winder) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229

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SKETCHBOOK LATE SUMMER SAFARI

September 29th at 18:30 to October 1st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Observe and record Late Summer Lakeland plus some special interior locations with lightning sketches - a little flash mob with pencils, pens, sketch books and cameras. Back at Higham, work towards more finished drawings. See examples of Sketchbooks, reflect, renew and get creative yourself! Pam Grant (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/pam-grant) Residential: £243 Non-residential: £176 (inc. Field Trips and Tea stops)

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October 2019

ACRYLICS: BOLD PAINTING WITH RAGS AND CARD

October 1st at 18:30 to October 4th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Painting with rags straight onto the canvas, connects your whole body in the process. Using a card like a palette knife can create a new dynamic in your work. Excellent for mountains, forests and water. Enjoy more freedom to be expressive and bold, creating fresh and more vital work. Frances Winder (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/frances-winder) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229 Frances’ work will be on exhibition at Higham 1 October 2019 to 31 January 2020.

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DRAWING AND PAINTING WITH LINDA BIRCH

October 1st at 18:30 to October 4th at 18:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Three days for experienced artists (one year minimum) with Linda’s advice and direction. Your choice of medium – drawing, watercolour, pastels, acrylics, oils all welcome! Weather permitting, a plein-air trip. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £338 Non-residential: £239 (inc. Field Trip)

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DIGITAL PAINTING AROUND ENGLAND’S LAKE DISTRICT

October 2nd at 18:30 to October 6th at 18:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Spend three enthralling days with the dynamic of Lakeland creating live pictures using your own portable tablet device to refine back at base. Artistic, exciting and a tremendous way to explore with a leading tablet pioneer. The software you’ll require is typically £10. See Joseph’s tutor page for technical information on what to bring including a mobile charger if you have one. Joseph Anthony Connor (Gwent www.highamhall.com/joseph-anthony-connor) Residential: £432 Non-residential: £289 (inc. Field Trips)

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ACRYLICS FOUR WAYS (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

October 6th at 18:30 to October 11th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Discover working in the exciting medium of acrylics with all you need provided. Try a range of supports and techniques for a sound grounding and gain confidence to take it further. Suitable for beginner or acrylic-curious Artist of other paint media. Viv Philpot (Hampshire www.highamhall.com/viv-philpot) assisted by Geoff Philpot Residential: £495 Non-residential: £333 (inc. materials)

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OIL PAINTING IN A DAY (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

October 9th at 09:30 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create a complete oil painting on canvas in just one day. Follow simple step-by-step demos of a wet-on-wet technique and learn as you go. End with a completed canvas to take home and be proud of. Go on, surprise yourself! Carol Renshaw (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/carol-renshaw) £88 (inc. Materials and lunch) Other OILS courses: VICKI NORMAN 19 January; CERI ALLEN 7 February; CAROL RENSHAW 9 October and 26 February

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