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March 2019

MAPPING YOUR LIFESTORY

March 15th at 18:30 to March 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* A fun, visual way of recording what you have done and where you have been. Create 'maps' as you reflect on your life, spot key locations and connections, reviving forgotten memories. Feel the benefit as you gently take stock of life's richness with both ups and downs. Be prepared to doodle - no skill needed at all - just you! Dr. Jo Stanley (Pennines www.highamhall.com/jo-stanley) Residential: £241 Non-residential: £174 inc. all materials

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BOLD EXPRESSIVE LANDSCAPE ACRYLIC MIXED MEDIA

March 17th at 18:30 to March 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Taking direct influence from our Lakeland setting - outdoors and in - explore a variety of painting and drawing techniques with an expressive approach. A need to be adventurous is an important pre-requisite of Robert's exciting art holiday to further develop your own personal style. For any experienced Artist (not beginners) seeking a more contemporary approach using mixed-media, b/w mixed drawing media, acrylic inks, acrylics and oil pastels on different surfaces. Robert Dutton (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/robert-dutton) Residential: £514 Non-residential: £359 inc.…

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YOUR OWN POLYMER CLAY TILED BOX OR MIRROR SURROUND

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

*NEW* Create your own polymer tiles, according to your own design to then decorate a small box or mirror surround. Explore colour, texture, embellishment and the wider applications of this versatile material with your own unique piece that could become an heirloom or gift. NEW TUTOR: Susan Treweek (Shropshire www.highamhall.com/susan-treweek) Residential: £241 Non-residential: £174 inc. Materials

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TRY FOR A DAY: CHINESE PAINTING (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

March 30th at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Chinese painting techniques with soft brushes and ink are fulfilling for non-artists and artists alike. Absorbing and controlled, select from a range of demonstrated subjects such as bamboo and trees. Chi Zhang (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/chi-zhang) £76 inc. materials, lunch & refreshments

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PAINTING STILL LIFE

March 31st at 18:30 to April 3rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

What it says on the (paint) tin. Expert guidance on representing inanimate objects. Essential for all serious artists, leading to a greater capacity with form, tonal values and techniques for achieving highest quality and satisfaction. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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CAPTURING SKYE: EXPLORING EXPRESSIVE MIXED MEDIA

March 31st at 18:30 to April 5th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Learn to work with (not fight against) the fast-drying nature of acrylics and watercolours to create vibrant, atmospheric paintings (from reference images of your tutor's home on the Isle of Skye), layer by layer. For all levels wanting to loosen up with a willingness to get paint on hands, possibly clothes! Marion Boddy-Evans (Skye www.highamhall.com/marion-boddy-evans Residential: £475 Non-residential: £313

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April 2019

OILS WITH CERI

April 14th at 18:30 to April 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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: £328 Non-residential: £229

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LANDSCAPES IN 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

A useful addition for watercolourists. Pen helps render detail and the technique helps avoid some pitfalls like over- or under-working. Ideal for sketching techniques as well as more finished work. Explore various types of pen and other useful tools. For those with at least a year of watercolour experience to widen your skills. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229

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

April 17th at 18:30 to April 19th 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: £243 Non-residential: £176 inc. materials

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WOMEN ARTISTS THROUGH THE AGES

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

For the most part female artists have lived in the shadow of male counterparts who have dominated art production and the governing institutions. This course pays tribute to some of the women who have proved themselves equal in both regards. There will be a brief interval during each session. Bertram Aitchison (Dumfries www.highamhall.com/bertram-aitchison) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166

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