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April 2018

THE SECRETS OF GOOD PHOTOGRAPHY – MAINLY LANDSCAPE

April 11th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

In and around our grounds, views and neo-gothic building, explore how to take better photos. Proper guidance from a Pro - be a better photographer whatever your camera! Chris Freer (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/chris-freer) £64 including lunch & refreshments A PEOPLE AND THINGS DAY with Chris precedes - attend both days, save £20

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OIL PAINTING IN A DAY – LANDSCAPE (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

April 11th at 09:30 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create an oil painting on canvas in a day. Following a simple step-by-step demo of a wet-on-wet technique, learn as you go. All materials provided. Limited spaces. Carol Renshaw (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/carol-renshaw) £84 incl. all materials. Another day (WATERSCAPES) follows. Attend both, save £20.

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OIL PAINTING IN A DAY – WATERSCAPES (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

April 12th at 09:30 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create an oil painting on canvas in a day. Following a simple step-by-step demo of a wet-on-wet technique, learn as you go. All materials provided. Limited spaces. Carol Renshaw (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/carol-renshaw) £84 incl. all materials. Another day (LANDSCAPE) precedes. Attend both, save £20.

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HOW TO PAINT BUILDINGS IN WATERCOLOURS DAY

April 13th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A day to learn just how to get your buildings right, with a greatly-experienced tutor. Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) £64 including lunch & refreshments

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MAKE THE MOST OF WATER-SOLUBLE PENCILS (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

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

An exciting and versatile medium that can be used solo or combined with other materials. See a variety of techniques, from using pencils as a source of paint to creating a range of textures and effects. Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) Residential: £241 Non-residential: £174 inc. materials

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CAPTURING SKYE: VIBRANT AND ATMOSPHERIC ACRYLICS AND WATERCOLOURS

April 15th at 18:30 to April 20th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Work with (not against) the fast-drying nature of Acrylic and Watercolour to create vibrant, atmospheric paintings (from images of Skye), layer by layer. For all levels to loosen up, expect to get paint on hands (gloves provided) and best bring an apron or old shirt! Marion Boddy-Evans (Isle of Skye www.highamhall.com/marion-boddy-evans) Residential: £470 Non-residential: £309

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ART NOUVEAU (LINE AND WASH)

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

Art Nouveau became the late 19th Century link between Fine and Applied Art, its decorative organic form exemplified in the work of Alphonse Mucha. Explore his work using Ink and Watercolour. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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ART APPRECIATION: A JOURNEY INTO MODERNITY

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

The pioneering new direction for Western Art including Picasso, Matisse, Van Gogh, the Cubists and Surrealists - with a profusion of original styles and startling compositions, their contribution shaped early 20th Century Art. Bertram Aitchison (Dumfries www.highamhall.com/bertram-aitchison) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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SILVER CLAY JEWELLERY (WEEKEND)

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

Make fine silver jewellery with the ease of working with Silver Clay - an amazing material. Make three pieces of stunning professionally-styled hallmarkable jewellery. Those with good experience may work on their own projects. Tracey Spurgin (East Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/tracey-spurgin) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 plus Materials from Tutor c£55 (subject to silver prices)

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PAIINTING IN OILS WITH CERI ALLEN

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

For beginners and revisitors to this most popular of mediums, favoured by artists for centuries. Explore the history along with demos of modern day techniques. Be guided through the processes with tips and gentle guidance. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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