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Alex Jakob-Whitworth – (Watercolour, Mixed Media)

  • highly-acclaimed contemporary artist from Cumbria
  • also a trained printmaker
  • background in studying Fine Art, Visual Arts and Art & Psychotherapy
  • has extensive experience of horses and has ave exhibited at the Society of Equestrian Artists and at The Pastel Society in London

There’s a contemporary feel to Alex’s take on all her subjects. Underpinning everything is the necessary theory that is needed for students to really succeed in their own work. We already feel like we are being taken on a wonderful journey led by a tutor who is both encouraging, vibrant and is strong in the fundamentals needed.

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“I recently attended the Art Journalling course by Alex Jakob Whitworth & this message is just to say thank you to her & to Higham Hall staff for making my visit so enjoyable. Lucky with the weather, the company, the food & such an enthusiastic tutor who could ask for more.”
“An ideal tutor, both stimulating and gently encouraging. Old techniques revisited and new ones experimented with.”
“Fabulous! I feel now I have come out of my shell thanks to Alex, who is an inspiration and an encouragement.”
“Loved it – thank you.”

October 2018


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

The pages look beautiful in the books but how do you make your own journal look like that? Enter the world of art journaling and enjoy playing with a variety of techniques to create exciting pages. Ideal if you are new to art journals/sketchbooking, or simply to explore surface and decoration. LIMITED SPACES. Alex Jakob-Whitworth (Eden Valley www.highamhall.com/alex-jakob-whitworth) Residential: £354 Non-residential: £256 inc. all materials

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December 2018


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

*NEW* Entirely Studio-based, consider and develop crucial elements needed for truly high-quality artwork (including tonality, composition, shape, form, texture, and pattern). Bring unfinished work and/or follow Tutor's suggestions for projects to develop your artist's eye like a professional. Most media allowed except oils. Sorry, this one is NOT FOR BEGINNERS, but for those who already are painting and who wish to take advantage of Alex's professional experience and insight to improve their work. Alex Jakob-Whitworth (Eden Valley www.highamhall.com/alex-jakob-whitworth) WINTER SPECIAL:…

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