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August 2018

LACE GUILD SUMMER SCHOOL

August 11th at 18:30 to August 18th at 10:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Organised and run by the Lace Guild - www.laceguild.org Applications through them, in the first instance, please.

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PRINTMAKING SUMMER WORKSHOP

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

Explore techniques: woodcut, (cutting an image in plankwood); wood engraving (on endgrain hardwood or plastic); drypoint (drawing on metal with a steelpoint) and etching (using acid to etch on a zinc plate). Create 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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WAYS WITH WATERCOLOUR DAY WITH CERI ALLEN

August 19th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore different approaches to this versatile medium with interesting projects through the day. Bring paper, paints and brushes for expert, guided tuition. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £64 includes lunch & refreshments First of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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WAYS WITH WATERCOLOUR DAY WITH CERI ALLEN

August 20th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore different approaches to this versatile medium with interesting projects through the day. Bring paper, paints and brushes for expert, guided tuition. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £64 includes lunch & refreshments Second of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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CHAMBER MUSIC SUMMER SCHOOL

August 20th at 18:30 to August 24th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

For pre-formed Trios, Quartets & Quintets. Mornings, work together at self-selected repertoire. Afternoons, explore our beautiful surroundings. Other sessions mixed Ensemble work. Large music library to explore.Co-ordinator: Louise Latham (Gr. Manchester www.highamhall.com/louise-latham) Residential: £438 Non-residential: £311

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BOTANICAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTING: LATE SUMMER FLOWERS

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

Paint your chosen subject from the wonderful flowers in bloom. Tuition in botanical accuracy and composition to produce a pleasing finished piece of work. All abilities, Tutor will adapt for level of experience. Marion Wilson SBA (W. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/marion-wilson) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 Precedes Susan Christopher-Coulson's BOTANICAL COLOURED PENCIL.

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THE PURSUIT OF PAINTING AND DRAWING WITH THE IMPRESSIONISTS

August 24th at 18:30 to August 31st at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Monet, Degas et al. worked from Landscape, Still Life and the Figure, experimenting with ways of rendering subjects. Using any materials, we will work from these motifs, with support and encouragement throughout to develop all aspects of image making. More suitable for artists with some basic experience. Michael Stewart (W. Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/michael-stewart) SPECIAL PRICE: Residential: £637 Non-residential: £448

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RELIEF AND CREATIVE WOODCARVING SUMMER SCHOOL

August 24th at 18:30 to August 30th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Transform a block of wood into a unique picture. Bring ideas or use Sharon's books for inspiration. Transfer a pattern, use chisels, learn techniques. Beginners and experienced. Sharon Littley (S. Wales www.highamhall.com/sharon-littley) Residential: £552 Non-residential: £373

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BOTANICAL COLOURED PENCIL: A FLORAL CONFETTI

August 24th at 18:30 to August 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

With summer in full bloom, celebrate your favourite flowers by creating a colourful confetti composed of scattered petals or small flowers/florets, worked in Coloured Pencil. Beginners upwards, work at your own pace under individual attention. Techniques, papers and pencils to try out. Susan Christopher-Coulson (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/susan-christopher-coulson) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226 Follows Marion Wilson's BOTANICAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTING.

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PEN, INK AND PASTEL: INTO LANDSCAPE – DEVELOPING EXPRESSIVE STYLE

August 26th at 18:30 to August 31st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

This 3rd part*, we take image-gathering trips and consolidate previous approaches with deeper understanding of layering Pastel and Ink to create a wholly expressive experience in our work. Gain real richness and texture by enjoying the physicality and depth of surface as we build up successive colour blocks and drawn line. Dr. Patrick Oates (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/patrick-oates) Residential: £499 Non-residential: £344 *3rd of our 3 Masterclass PEN, INK & PASTEL programme, designed to guide artists swiftly from basic to advanced techniques.…

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