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Ceri Allen – (Painting, Drawing, Fine Art)

www.ceriallen.co.uk
  • contemporary fine artist from Carlisle
  • studied at City & Guilds School of Art, London
  • has exhibited widely
  • in international collections, in Carlisle City Museum & Gallery and St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington
  • awarded first prize in the Cumbrian Open exhibition in 2007

Ceri’s depth of knowledge about artists and styles is exceptional and filters through to her courses. She is a stunning artist in her own right and, as evidenced by those who know her, a generous and lovely person – ideal for Higham.

‘For many years I have been working on a recurring theme, that of the figure in a mainly urban environment. I am interested in creating a sense of place and sometimes a sense of separateness. My work has been developed from preparatory sketches, photographs and memories’. CA

Upcoming Courses

January 2018

EXPRESSIONISM! A WORKSHOP WITH CERI ALLEN

January 16th at 18:30 to January 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore vibrant works of 'Der Blaue Reiter', namely Marc, Münter, Macke, Klee and Kandinsky. Be inspired to be more expressive with shape and colour to paint more dynamically. Exploit the expressionists’ inspiration and the significance of colour to further your artistic ideas. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £319 Non-residential: £223

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February 2018

20TH CENTURY ENGLISH ROMANTICS’ PAINTING WORKSHOP

February 14th at 18:30 to February 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

England has produced some of the most Romantic painters of nature: the elements; the landscape and ancient buildings. Consider the likes of Paul Nash, John Piper and Graham Sutherland and the way our Fair Isle has inspired them. Use the immediate landscape surrounding Higham Hall or your own choice of subject matter for Studio work. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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March 2018

ART OF BLOOMSBURY WORKSHOP DAY 1 OF 2

March 21st at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

With inspiration from this colourful early C20th group of artists, explore ideas about shape, pattern, colour and the importance of composition. ‘The Bloomsbury Group were amongst the first British Artists to incorporate Post-impressionist ideas into their own works. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £62 includes lunch & refreshments Another DAY with Ceri follows. Attend both, save £10.

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ART OF BLOOMSBURY WORKSHOP DAY 2 OF 2

March 22nd at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

With inspiration from this colourful early C20th group of artists, explore ideas about shape, pattern, colour and the importance of composition. ‘The Bloomsbury Group were amongst the first British Artists to incorporate Post-impressionist ideas into their own works. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £62 includes lunch & refreshments Follows a first DAY with Ceri. Attend both, save £10.

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April 2018

PAINT YOUR LIFE IN ART

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

Extend your artistic skills to reveal yourself a little through your own artwork, inspired by examples. Bring something which represents memories for you and enjoy the journey! Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £418 Non-residential: £291

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PAIINTING IN OILS WITH CERI ALLEN

April 22nd at 18:30 to April 24th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

For beginners and revisitors to this most popular of mediums, favoured by artists for centuries. Explore the history along with demos of modern day techniques. Be guided through the processes with tips and gentle guidance. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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June 2018

WATERCOLOUR DAY WORKSHOP WITH CERI ALLEN

June 4th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Different approaches to this versatile medium with a number of interesting projects throughout the day. Bring paper, paints and brushes for expert tuition. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £64 includes lunch & refreshments First of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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WATERCOLOUR DAY WORKSHOP WITH CERI ALLEN

June 5th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Different approaches to this versatile medium with a number of interesting projects throughout the day. Bring paper, paints and brushes for expert tuition. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £64 includes lunch & refreshments Second of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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July 2018

PAINTING THE SUMMER GARDEN WITH CERI ALLEN

July 1st at 18:30 to July 4th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore ideas used by Greats: Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Kandinsky, Matisse - to name a few. Our beautiful gardens at Higham Hall are an opportunity to work outside with gentle, professional guidance. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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ACRYLICS DAY WORKSHOP WITH CERI ALLEN

July 9th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Get to grips with the basics of Acrylcis on this inspiring day. Projects will be set to explore their versatility, with dedicated guidance. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £64 includes lunch & refreshments First of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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ACRYLICS DAY WORKSHOP WITH CERI ALLEN

July 10th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Get to grips with the basics of Acrylcis on this inspiring day. Projects will be set to explore their versatility, with dedicated guidance. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £64 includes lunch & refreshments Second of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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EMPOWER YOUR DRAWING WITH CERI ALLEN

July 24th at 18:30 to July 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Be gently encouraged to approach Drawing in alternative ways. Experiment with the different media provided through interesting projects to enable you to free-up your technique. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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August 2018

WAYS WITH WATERCOLOUR DAY WITH CERI ALLEN

August 19th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore different approaches to this versatile medium with interesting projects through the day. Bring paper, paints and brushes for expert, guided tuition. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £64 includes lunch & refreshments First of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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WAYS WITH WATERCOLOUR DAY WITH CERI ALLEN

August 20th at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore different approaches to this versatile medium with interesting projects through the day. Bring paper, paints and brushes for expert, guided tuition. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) £64 includes lunch & refreshments Second of 2 consecutive DAYS - attend both, save £10

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September 2018

THE FAUVES AND COLOUR: ART WORKSHOP

September 14th at 18:30 to September 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The Fauves were the 'Wild Beasts' of colour in the early 20th Century. Studying the great Colourists: Henri Matisse, André Derain (and others) with their expressive colour, enliven your own Art with guidance. Ceri Allen (Carlisle www.highamhall.com/ceri-allen) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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