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August 2020

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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EXPRESSIVE MIXED MEDIA LAKELAND LANDSCAPE PAINTING AND DRAWING

August 16th at 18:30 to August 21st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore a wide variety of painting techniques for contemporary landscape subjects in both the studio and the inspirational Lakes National Park using watercolour, gouache, acrylic inks and pastel. Demos and one-to-one tuition. For artists with some previous painting ability looking to loosen up their style. Robert Dutton (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/robert-dutton) Residential: £530 Non-residential: £370 (inc. Field Trips)

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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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BOTANICAL COLOURED PENCIL: WORKING WITH SUMMER COLOURS

August 28th at 18:30 to August 31st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Capture the brilliance of Summer colours, which should be at their best in both garden and countryside. Relaxed atmosphere, rotating individual attention so both beginners and experienced may work at their own pace. Susan Christopher-Coulson (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/susan-christopher-coulson) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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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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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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DRAW LIKE A PRO WITH JASON SKILL

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

18:30 Tue 15 Sep - 13:30 Fri 18 Sep 2020 *NEW* Jason will teach you how to draw like a professional artist. Tackle hands, feet and many objects using the secrets of the trade. Plenty of playing with form and shape to bring an artistic flair to what you draw. Just bring any set of pencils and an A4 sketchbook. Jason Skill (Northumberland www.highamhall.com/jason-skill) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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