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August 2020

ACRYLIC: CONFIDENT MARKS – EXPRESS YOURSELF

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

18:30 Sun 9 Aug - 13:30 Tue 11 Aug 2020 The flexibility of the medium encourages you to experiment with mark making and colour selection to create the impression of a multitude of subject choice from landscape to buildings, figure and structures. Join Brian to free your approach and grow as an Artist. Brian Smith (Cotswolds www.highamhall.com/brian-smith) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 Brian's 3-night WATERCOLOUR COURSE follows.

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LANDSCAPE DRAWING AND PAINTING PROGRAMME: INTERMEDIATE

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

18:30 Sun 9 Aug - 13:30 Fri 14 Aug 2020 This Workshop* aims for short (fine weather) trips into local landscapes to gather images to progress into our Studio Works. 'Tissue Layering' and top-working with painted and various drawn 'marks' will be further explored, emphasising more traditional ways of representing Landscape. Dr. Patrick Oates (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/patrick-oates) SPECIAL PRICE: Residential: £450 Non-residential: £299 pat*2nd of 3 individual Workshops in Landscape Drawing & Painting progressing the ideas of 'Layered & Structured" surfaces;…

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WATERCOLOURS TO YOUR NEXT LEVEL

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

18:30 Tue 11 Aug - 13:30 Fri 14 Aug 2020 Allow Brian to help you develop and grow using this wonderful medium to express your ideas and expand your skills. Create paintings that will stretch and lift your expectations of what you can achieve. You will cover new techniques, grow your skill base as we explore. Brian Smith (Cotswolds www.highamhall.com/brian-smith) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 Follows Brian's 2-night ACRYLICS COURSE.

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TRY FOR A DAY: BOTANICAL PAINTING FOR THE LESS TERRIFIED

August 22nd at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

10:00 - 17:00 Sat 22 Aug 2020 A day for those who already consider themselves initiated (maybe following on from our FOR THE TERRIFIED course), wishing to go a step further. Slightly more ambitious in outcomes, still with gentle guidance. All materials still provided. Lis Bramwell (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/lis-bramwell) £78 (inc. Lunch and Materials)

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September 2020

PAINTING WATER IN ACRYLICS

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

18:30 Tue 1 Sep - 13:30 Fri 4 Sep 2020 Studying expressive painting of water. The use of paint, reflections in lakes and rivers and the ebbs and flows of tidal patterns of the sea, and atmosphere of lakes. Always considering composition and mood. Frances Winder (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/frances-winder) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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ART JOURNEYS: BIRDS AND ANIMALS (3 NIGHT)

September 7th at 18:30 to September 10th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Mon 7 Sep - 13:30 Thu 10 Sep 2020 *NEW* An extended workshop for any regular Media, except Oils. Enjoy creating dynamic artwork of birds and animals. Working with different media we will explore a range of visual art styles and ways of working. Aimed especially at those who may have done a little animal art before. Anne Corless (W. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/anne-corless) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 A WEEKEND version is on 24 Apr.

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OIL PAINTING WITH CERI (3 NIGHT)

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

18:30 Tue 8 Sep - 13:30 Fri 11 Sep 2020 A workshop for Students serious about developing skills in Oils, capitalising on Ceri's Fine Arts background. Be encouraged and receive suggestions on how to improve ideas and essential skills with Form, Tone and Colour. Boost your own artistic strengths, challenge the things you find tricky. All levels welcome. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £335 Non-resicdential: £234 CERI'S 4-NIGHT OILS is in Winter

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DRAWING AND PAINTING LAKELAND CHURCHES (FIELD TRIPS)

September 10th at 18:30 to September 13th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Thu 10 Sep - 13:30 Sun 13 Sep 2020 The North Lakes has very characterful settings for Churches - atmospheric qualities ideal for mixed-media sketching and painting on location. Be inspired by some of the finest examples in the works of John Piper, William Turner and others. Join Lionel on five expeditions, develop your drawing and use of colour and contrasting materials. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £350 Non-residential: £249 (inc. Field Trips)

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INTRO TO MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION (EVERYTHING INCLUDED)

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

18:30 Fri 11 Sep - 13:30 Sun 13 Sep 2020 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: £250 Non-residential: £181 (inc. Materials) Toni's FURTHER ILLUMINATION follows

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FURTHER MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION (EVERYTHING INCLUDED)

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

(EVERYTHING INCLUDED) 18:30 Sun 13 Sep - 13:30 Tue 15 Sep 2020 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: £250 Non-residential: £181 (inc.…

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