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July 2020

POST IMPRESSIONIST PAINTING WITH CERI ALLEN

July 12th at 18:30 to July 15th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 12 Jul - 13:30 Wed 15 Jul 2020 Be inspired in your own Painting by the ideas and working methods of Van Gogh, Gauguin and Cézanne with expert direction in a gentle workshop for any Media. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen)c Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234

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EXPRESSIVE MIXED MEDIA LAKELAND LANDSCAPE PAINTING AND DRAWING

July 12th at 18:30 to July 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 12 Jul - 13:30 Fri 17 Jul 2020 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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WRITING FICTION: SETTING AND SENTENCES

July 14th at 18:30 to July 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Tue 14 Jul - 13:30 Fri 17 Jul 2020 Develop and enhance your Writing skills in a friendly, easy-going workshop atmosphere. Enjoy time to work alongside helpful advice and discussion of effective examples to use as inspiration. Darren Harper (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/darren-harper) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 Some brief preliminary material will be sent out with Course Programme.

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SUMMER YOGA RETREAT WEEKEND

July 17th at 18:30 to July 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 17 Jul - 13:30 Sun 19 Jul 2020 Explore the Yoga tradition, balancing seasonal effects through diet, daily routine and yoga practice. Essentially practical, using posture, breathing, meditative techniques and just a tiny bit of theory. All levels. Amanda Oakes (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/amanda-oakes) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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SKETCHING OUTDOORS, INDOORS!

July 17th at 18:30 to July 20th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 17 Jul - 13:30 Mon 20 Jul 2020 Pam will take you with your sketchbook to superb indoor places the weather can't spoil, where you can sketch a variety of subjects including: Steamboats, Arts and Crafts, Scenery, Lakescapes etc. Minibus trips, through some incredible scenery, are to indoor, stimulating venues who will allow Higham in, some for lunch! Admissions included. Pam Grant (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/pam-grant) Residential: £365 Non-residential: £264 (inc. Field Trips, Lunches and Tea Stops)

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BOOKBINDING: PLAYTIME

July 17th at 18:30 to July 20th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 17 Jul - 13:30 Mon 20 Jul 2020 A weekend of completing projects you may have started elsewhere or an opportunity to begin a new one and need a helping hand. There will also be a chance to do some Gold Foil lettering on Skiver labels and maybe have a go at making Decorative Papers using paste or foam, acrylic paints and inks. Let's just see what can be accomplished. Doug Mitchell (Northamptonshire www.highamhall.com/doug-mitchell) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234…

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LIGHT ON THE LAND: LANDSCAPE IN INK AND COLOURED PENCIL

July 19th at 18:30 to July 23rd at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 19 Jul - 9:00 Thu 23 Jul 2020 The changing Lake District light always surprises, revealing dramatic contrasts and rich colours. Using mark-making in ink and blending, embossing and lifting out in pencil, build up a landscape full of life and light. Be encouraged to follow your own style. Patient guidance from an inspirational Tutor. Suitable for all. Helen Hanson (Kent www.highamhall.com/Helen-Hanson) Residential: £399 Non-residential: £254

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INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOURS (EVERYTHING PROVIDED – 4 NIGHT)

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

*NEW LONG VERSION* For all who ever wished to paint properly with Watercolours but are not sure how to start (including beginners). Through demos and exercises, learn tricks to boost confidence, create washes, put together simple landscapes, correct mistakes and lots more - producing quality finished work by the end. Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) Residential: £451 Non-residential: £319 (inc. Materials)

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WILLOW SCULPTURE (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

July 20th at 18:30 to July 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Mon 20 Jul - 13:30 Thu 23 Jul 2020 *NEW* Work with Cumbria basket maker Phil Bradley to learn techniques. We will cover some of the basic elements of working with willow as well as, taking a look at the growing, harvesting and managing of willow beds. Phil Bradley (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/phil-bradley) Residential: £355 Non-residential: £254 (inc. Materials)

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ENGLISH ATTITUDES TO CARTOONERY

July 21st at 18:30 to July 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Tue 21 Jul - 13:30 Thu 23 Jul 2020 The use of images to amuse, relate and express opinion should make a fascinating insight into society. Enjoy Tim's take as he looks back through some of the history that reflects our nation's attitudes. Tim Stimson (Lincolnshire www.highamhall.com/tim-stimson) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 A companion to Tim's new LAURA KNIGHT course: attend both, get FREE B&B (Dinner bookable separately) for the day off in-between to do your own thing.

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