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October 2020

A2010PO LANDSCAPE DRAWING AND PAINTING PROGRAMME: ADVANCED

October 25th at 18:30 to October 30th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

This Course* incorporates image gathering trips and consolidates a deeper understanding of 'Tissue Layering' combining Acrylics, Pastel & Ink to create wholly expressive works. Gain real depth & texture by enjoying richness of surface with successive layers of Colour Blocking & Drawn Line. Dr. Patrick Oates (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/patrick-oates) SPECIAL PRICE: Residential: £450 Non-residential: £299 *3rd of 3 individual Workshops in Landscape Drawing & Painting progressing the ideas of 'Layered & Structured" surfaces; offering a continuum from basic to more advanced…

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PATCHWORK QUILTING: STAINED GLASS APPLIQUE

October 26th at 18:30 to October 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Using quick-bias tape you have the choice of 2 small or 1 large throw, with the choice of modern or traditional blocks. Janette Fairer (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/janette-fairer) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 Second of two successive courses due to demand.

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MAKE THE MOST OF WATERCOLOURS (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

October 30th at 18:30 to November 1st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Be guided as to how to make use of Watercolours to achieve the essential elements for successful paintings. Get used to colour-mixing, composition and different ways of achieving effects in a simple way, with time to experiment and develop various techniques. Just bring yourself! Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) Residential: £248 Non-residential: £179 (inc. Materials)

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THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES

October 30th at 18:30 to November 1st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Superficially, the art of the Renaissance may seem old hat but it remains endlessly fascinating and continues to provide new insights. This course will range over many aspects and consider the impact of the phenomenon in a wider European context. Wayne Bennett (Dorset www.highamhall.com/wayne-bennett) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 Preceded by Wayne's PERFORMANCE ART course.

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LACE – AS YOU LIKE IT

October 30th at 18:30 to November 1st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Want to learn, or return to, the beautiful craft of Bobbin lacemaking? Have a lace pattern and need project advice? This is for you. All abilities welcome, including complete beginners. Jan Gardiner (Somerset www.highamhall.com/jan-gardiner) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 (Basic materials from Tutor c£5 -£10)

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November 2020

LOST CUMBRIA ON FILM

November 1st at 14:00 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

We will be travelling back in time for a nostalgic trip into the past all over the county with the Cumbria Film Archive. A unique afternoon of entertainment enjoying genuinely rare and unique footage - always fascinating and always something new. Andrew Leitch & Jim Bownass (Cumbria -www.highamhall.com/andrew-leitch-jim-bownass) £12 each including refreshments  

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TALK & LUNCH: THE FIELD OF CLOTH OF GOLD

November 3rd at 11:00 to 12:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A 500th Anniversary Talk - In 1520 Henry VIII and Francis 1 met to ratify an Anglo-French alliance and the betrothal of Princess Mary to the French Dauphin. An entourage of 6,000 each descended on a field near Calais for 18 days to display the skill and splendour of each King and country. Jo Mabbutt will tell you how the English achieved this spectacular event. Jo Mabbutt (Surrey www.highamhall.com/jo-mabbutt) Special Event: £22 inc. Lunch

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GILDED DECORATIVE TECHNIQUES

November 3rd at 18:30 to November 6th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Master a range of metallic media including real metal leaf, metallic transfer foils and metallic powders for flat and textured surfaces – suitable for use on a variety of artwork including paint, collage, print and card. Explore colouring and texturing techniques, layer and distress samples, and embellish your own artwork. Jo Mabbutt (Surrey www.highamhall.com/jo-mabbutt) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 (materials at cost)

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BEETHOVEN: A CELEBRATION

November 3rd at 18:30 to November 5th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

To mark the 250th anniversary of his birth we will take a fresh look at the revolutionary works which took existing forms and stretched them to the limits. Includes favourite piano sonatas, concertos and symphonies. Ian France (www.highamhall.com/ian-france) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE PAINTING WITH STEVE HUMBLE

November 5th at 18:30 to November 10th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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 and subject matter. Steve Humble (London www.highamhall.com/steve-humble) Residential: £500 Non-residential: £334 (inc. Field Trips)

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