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February 2019

DISCOVER WHITE WORK EMBROIDERY (3 NIGHT)

Tuesday February 12, 2019 at 18:30 to Friday February 15, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Be shown White Work stitching techniques (white fabric, white thread) including Cut Work, Pulled work, Schwalm and Mountmellick - Choose your stitch! Suitable for embroidery newbies and experienced. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP

Wednesday February 13, 2019 at 18:30 to Sunday February 17, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore a wide range of techniques: woodcut (cutting in plankwood); engraving (on endgrain hardwood or plastic); drypoint (drawing on metal with steel); and etching, (using acid to etch on a zinc plate). Make handmade prints to your own design. Beginners or experienced. Peter Collins (Gloucestershire www.highamhall.com/peter-collins) Residential: £418 Non-residential: £291

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YOUR OWN PAINTED LONG SILK SCARF (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

Friday February 15, 2019 at 18:30 to Sunday February 17, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* With the right equipment, after a little practice, be guided to paint your own Silk Scarf with care and artistic skill. The finished article will have a professional finish as well as being a unique piece of wearable art! Pippa Sheather (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/pippa-sheather) Residential: £246 Non-residential: £179 inc. all materials

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PRINTING FROM NATURE

Sunday February 24, 2019 at 18:30 to Wednesday February 27, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Enjoy the privilege of guidance from lifelong professional artist Kevin O'Connor. Learn screen-printing, producing vibrant images to encourage development and experimentation. Experience not required, equipment provided, all materials are environmentally friendly and creativity will be the focus. NEW TUTOR: Kevin O'Connor (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/kevin-oconnor) Residential: £329 Non-residential: £231 inc. short Minibus foraging trip (outdoor clothes!)

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RAKU POTTERY WORKSHOP

Sunday February 24, 2019 at 18:30 to Friday March 1, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Chris will help you to create your own pieces of Raku pottery and sculpture, and experience the excitement of Raku firing. With lectures, demos and discussion, also visit places of interest to potters: Blackwell Arts and Crafts House and a local gallery or studio. Chris Barnes (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/chris-barnes) Residential: £514 Non-residential: £359 inc. potter's Field Trip & admissions

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C1902CM LINO-CUT PRINT MAKING (EXTRA COURSE)

Sunday February 24, 2019 at 18:30 to Wednesday February 27, 2019 at 18:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

EXTRA COURSE ADDED (November's is full): Create colourful-looking cards and pictures from several lino-cuts using Easycut lino under the guidance of one of the UK's best - Clare's illustrations appear in books, magazines and packaging (and not just any packaging!). Clare Melinsky (Dumfriesshire www.highamhall.com/clare-melinsky) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226 (Materials c£15)

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March 2019

CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (WEEKEND)

Friday March 1, 2019 at 18:30 to Sunday March 3, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Hand stitches in neutral shades with subtle enhancements creating texture and 3D effects. Beginners or experienced welcome, work on either a Calico Garden Sampler to frame or your own project. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 Join Angie's EASTER EMBROIDERY EXTRAVAGANZA 19 Apr.

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MONOPRINT WITH VEGA BRENNAN

Sunday March 3, 2019 at 18:30 to Wednesday March 6, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Create layered prints with vibrant colours using a range of monoprint and monotype techniques. Learn how to construct a composition, also when and how to play fast and loose with the rules, embrace the accidental and enjoy the process. Aim for a mounted piece of work! NEW TUTOR: Vega Brennan (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/vega-brennan) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226 (Materials c£12)

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HANDSEWN FABRIC BOXES (WEEKEND)

Friday March 8, 2019 at 18:30 to Sunday March 10, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create a practical and decorative rectangular fabric box. Ideas for newbies, more elaborate designs for the experienced. Elaine Hicks (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/elaine-hicks) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 (Specialist items available from Tutor)

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BOOKBINDING: BACK TO BASICS

Friday March 8, 2019 at 18:30 to Monday March 11, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

This back to basics masterclass will look at all these elements that go into the mechanics of books. You will be paper folding, sewing, making end-papers and constructing a pamphlet style binding followed by a hard case multisection binding, covering with coloured bookcloth and decorative papers, producing two very tactile, case books to take home. Doug Mitchell (Northamptonshire www.highamhall.com/doug-mitchell) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226 (Materials c£25)

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