CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE PAINTING

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Look at fresh approaches to working from the landscape, via the lens of Contemporary Painting. With exercises, briefs and tutorials, be pushed to extend your responses to your chosen media 

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PORTRAITURE (CLOTHED LIVE MODELS)

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

One of the essential skill sets for artists, focusing on the human top third, including live subjects. Be guided to experiment towards a freer, yet meaningful style using paint. Expand, 

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DRAWING AND PAINTING BUILDINGS

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

*NEW* If you can master buildings in your artwork, you open up a rich source of subject to draw upon. Start off with a valuable and simple refresher on drawing 

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ESSENTIAL DRAWING SKILLS: DRAWING WITH THE OLD MASTERS

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

A starter or refresher to get to grips with basics in drawing. Projects will be set to explore the subject and develop your skills. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £250 

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LOOSENING UP WITH WATERCOLOUR

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

*NEW* Sometimes, artists want to move away from tight, realistic painting towards more relaxed, expressive ways of handling Watercolour. Escape rigid realism to become more playful with your painting. Dare 

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ANTI-WINTER BLUES WITH FRANCES WINDER

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Try some fun projects to shake off winter constraints. Big bold use of colour, tiny rich small works, and some experimental collage work to kick start your painting year. Any 

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BOTANICAL ART IN COLOURED PENCIL: WINTER GREENS

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

This time of year offers quite a variety of subjects and shades from garden, home and countryside including vegetables and houseplants (where the occasional flower may add colour!) especially when 

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PAINTING RETREAT: ART AND SPIRITUALITY

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Painting Retreat: Artist (Linda) and Theologian (Trevor) will offer artistic guidance and illustrated talks, respectively, as an enriching foundation to stimulate your creative juices and to maybe encourage a deeper 

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SKETCHBOOK: FAST AND LOOSE!

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Artful games to get creative inspiration flowing, all in the privacy of your own sketchbook. Be introduced to new ways of seeing objects, recording your impressions and using your sketchbook 

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