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October 2021

JEWELLERY MAKING: SILVER CLAY

October 11th at 18:30 to October 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Silver Clay can be hand-crafted and fired to make fine hallmarkable silver jewellery. Make three stunning professionally-styled pieces. Those with good experience may work on their own projects. Tracey Spurgin (East Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/tracey-spurgin) Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239 (Materials purchasable from Tutor c£65 subject to silver prices)

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GRAVEN IMAGES: RELIEF CARVING IN STONE

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

*NEW* Learn how to carve into sandstone, slate, limestone: make cuts, deep, steep, curved, straight and shallow, finished surfaces rough chiselled to honed. Working from outline drawings, discover the techniques needed to make an image rise out of a stone surface. All materials and equipment provided. NEW TUTOR: Ros Bryant (Orkney www.highamhall.com/ros-bryant) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 (STONE LETTER CUTTING follows)

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WOVEN TAPESTRY: PIXELATED IMAGES

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

Embracing the qualities of pixelated images, tapestries will be woven using a grid of squares and a simplified palette of solid colours. Suitable both for beginners and those with some experience. Louise Martin (Orkney www.highamhall.com/louise-martin) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 (ANIMALS follows)

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WOVEN TAPESTRY: ANIMALS

October 13th at 16:30 to October 15th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A wonderful workshop to try out new ideas and techniques. Weavers have woven images of animals for hundreds of years and this workshop will look at traditional and contemporary tastes. Suitable both for beginners and those with some experience. Louise Martin (Orkney www.highamhall.com/louise-martin)

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A HANDS-ON INTRODUCTION TO STONE LETTER CARVING

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

*NEW* Learn how to work with dummy and chisel, control straight and curved cuts in all directions, about the anatomy of our familiar letterforms and how to render them in stone. We aim to complete a monogram or short word piece in a choice of stones. All materials and equipment are provided. Suitable both for beginners and those with some experience. NEW TUTOR: Ros Bryant (Orkney www.highamhall.com/ros-bryant) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 (GRAVEN IMAGES precedes)

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D2110LM DAY COURSE: HUMAN BEHAVIOUR

October 14th at 10:00 to 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

10:00 - 16:00 Thu 14 Oct 2021 *NEW* Make sense of being human: Lina Mookerjee presents four separate, standalone Days: BEHAVIOUR, GROWTH, AGEING and ENERGIES. This BEHAVIOUR day offers an introduction to Transactional Analysis (TA), a model for understanding how humans behave, communicate and relate. We will explore some theory of personality, the way we interface with others and even the psychological ‘games’ we play! Lina Mookerjee (N Cumbria www.highamhall.com/lina-mookerjee) £75 (incl. lunch and refreshments)

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AUTUMN COLOURS LANDSCAPE IN INK AND COLOURED PENCIL

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

Helen takes the rich autumn colours of the Lake District as a start for exploring a unique combination of ink and coloured pencil. Render fells, trees, water and sky with pen and artist-quality pencil, using rich, blended colour, mark-making and easy techniques like embossing and lifting out. Slow, small-scale art with scope for creativity and results to delight and surprise! Helen Hanson (Kent www.highamhall.com/Helen-Hanson) Residential: £407 Non-residential: £261

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ESSENTIAL ART SKILLS: VIEWPOINTS AND PERSPECTIVE

October 15th at 18:30 to October 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A starter, or refresher, to get to grips with the basics in drawing. Be set projects to work on. Experiment with a variety of drawing media and developing skills under the diligent tutelage of a practising fine artist. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 ESSENTIAL ART SKILLS is an on-going series to dip into as you wish.

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SOLWAY FIELD TRIPS: SHORTER WALKS

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

A journey through time visiting lesser-known heritage sites on the Solway coastal plains. See ancient places of worship, once thriving seaports, forgotten estuary crossings, learn about Solway World War history. Explore the sweeping Solway coastline and abundant wildlife habitats. Hear Solway stories. A mix of indoor and outdoor venues with short off-road walks, so dress for weather and walking. (Longer Walks version is in April) Fiona Stoddart (Solway Connections www.highamhall.com/fiona-stoddart) Residential: £380 Non-residential: £279 (incl. field trips and any lunches…

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PRINTMAKING WEEKEND

October 15th at 18:30 to October 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Transform your own designs into print, perhaps for a Christmas card, using the fascinating media of woodcut and wood engraving. Working with plywood, MDF, end-grain hardwood, or plastic blocks, a wide range of styles is possible, whatever your art background. Beginners or experienced, be inspired to start a home industry! Peter Collins (Gloucestershire www.highamhall.com/peter-collins) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172

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