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December 2020

ADVANCED STUDIO PAINTING IN OILS AND ACRYLICS – COMPOSITION, TECHNIQUE, STYLE

December 3rd at 18:30 to December 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

For those ready to transition from beginner/intermediate in Oils and/or Acrylics. To help you create better compositions, improve technical knowledge and skills, and evolve a personal style through focussed demonstrations and exercises, personal projects and positive critical discussion. Highly recommened for intermediate to advanced painters. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299 ART EXHIBITION: LIONEL PLAYFORD AND ALEX JACOB-WHITWORTH 1 Aug to 31 Jan.

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ART SELF-RUN WORKSHOP

December 3rd at 18:30 to December 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Tuesday 3 to Monday 7 Dece,ber 2020 For experienced Artists to take advantage of some Studio space (at a bargain price!) developing your own projects free of distractions, whilst enjoying the Higham magic, including the food! No tutor, but a chance to share ideas, relax and maybe enjoy the stunning surroundings a little. SPECIAL PRICE: Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239

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YOGA AND CIRCLE DANCE B

December 4th at 18:30 to December 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Yoga and Circle Dance complement each other beautifully. Yoga practice - postures, breathing techniques, relaxation - will alternate with sessions of circle dancing, which is drawn from many countries and cultures, celebrating the seasons, is enjoyable, easy to learn and no partners are required.An identical course precedes - this repeat will be ideal for newcomers! Gill Hunter (Yoga) & Anne-Lise Kryger (Circle Dance) Residential: £355 Non-residential: £254 Gill leads YOGA and WALKING several times a year; Anne-Lise does a Summer…

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RUSKIN LACE

December 4th at 18:30 to December 6th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A Lake District speciality since 1884, using Needlepoint Lace techniques for drawn thread and cut linen work with geometric designs. Suitable for both beginner and experienced. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 (If required, Starter Pack £12 from Tutor) Precedes another course.

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RUSKIN LACE

December 6th at 18:30 to December 8th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A Lake District speciality since 1884, using Needlepoint Lace techniques for drawn thread and cut linen work with geometric designs. Suitable for both beginner and experienced. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 (If required, Starter Pack £12 from Tutor) Follows another course.

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SEEING WITH ARTIST’S EYES – VICKI NORMAN WORKSHOP

December 7th at 18:30 to December 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Irrespective of subject, the most important skill for any artist is observation. It isn't all about pure talent; great artists have been taught what to look for! Through innovative and enjoyable exercises, study the traditional elements of Line, Tone, Form and Colour in an intensive, rewarding course. All levels, any media welcome. Vicki Norman (Shropshire www.highamhall.com/vicki-norman) Residential: £431 Non-residential: £299

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GREAT SCENES FROM OPERA II

December 8th at 18:30 to December 10th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Scarpia and the Te Deum from Tosca, Leonora despairing in the Miserere from Il Trovatore, Octavian presenting the silver rose in Der Rosenkavalier and Brunnhilde riding into the flames at the end of Wagner’s Ring stick in the mind visually and musically. Ian France (www.highamhall.com/ian-france) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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PORTRAITURE PAINTING (CLOTHED LIVE MODELS)

December 8th at 18:30 to December 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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, refine and challenge yourself reinforcing all the essential fundamentals in a small group. Catherine MacDiarmid (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/catherine-macdiarmid) Residential: £350 Non-residential: £249

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CHRISTMAS CREATIONS

December 11th at 18:30 to December 13th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Arrangements using artificial and fresh material will include a snowflake lit wreath, a cone and a candle table centerpiece, a star wreath, a book folded Fairyhouse/Birdhouse/Greenhouse, a long candlelit bauble arrangement, a lit wineglass and a candle platter. All materials provided so come along and enjoy! Karen Neville (N. Yorks www.highamhall.com/karen-neville) Residential: £270 Non-residential: £201 (inc. Materials) A repreat (due to demand) is on is 29/11.

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ESSENTIAL ART SKILLS: LINE AND MARK MAKING

December 11th at 18:30 to December 13th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A fun course with slideshows looking at work by Van Gogh, Morandi, Giacometti, Seurat. Try different Media, experiment and play! Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 Part of a hop-on, hop-off series with a Fine Arts-trained professional to gently refresh, refine and instil the fundamentals for being a good Artist. Each course includes a contextual slideshow and is ‘observational’ rather than working from photos.

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