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Jane Beech (Art)

  • hugely-experienced teacher in FE Adult sector from Cheshire
  • graduated in in Art & Design
  • worked as an Illustrator & designer
  • worked as a Centre Head for West Cheshire College while teaching part time, including at Burton Manor
Jane is another of our tutors who really, really knows how to teach the fundamentals to adults. She is particularly good at helping early stage or returning artists with their Watercolours, Drawing & Sketching and Pen & Ink, Drawing & Painting Buildings,  how to use water soluble pencils, stenciling and silk painting. She works thematically, based around the core skills needed to become a competent artist.

FEEDBACK FOLLOWING JANE’S COURSES:
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“Brilliant course – I learned loads. Hope Jane will be putting on more courses!”
“I liked the tutor’s responsiveness & ability to teach each person according to our needs. I learnt a lot about drawing techniques – which is why I enrolled.”
“… a great experience.”

 


November 2018

HOW TO IMPROVE TONAL CONTRAST IN WATERCOLOURS DAY

November 2nd at 09:30 to 16:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A day to focus on how to get your tones right in watercolours under the beneficial tutelage of a hugely-experienced art tutor. Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) £64 including lunch & refreshments Jane's WATER-SOLUBLE PENCILS weekend follows.

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MAKE THE MOST OF WATER-SOLUBLE PENCILS (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

November 2nd at 18:30 to November 4th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Water-soluble pencils are a very versatile medium on their own or in combination with other materials. Whether first timer or refresher, cover various techniques from use as a source of paint to creating a range of textures and effects. Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) Residential: £241 Non-residential: £174 inc. materials. Jane's WATERCOLOURS DAY precedes.

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February 2019

DISCOVERING PEN AND INK

Sunday February 17, 2019 at 18:30 to Tuesday February 19, 2019 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Learn how to create textures, tonal areas and decorative patterns in Pen and Ink, then how to combine them to create a finished drawing. With demos throughout and access to a variety of pens to experiment with, by the end you should be able to handle your materials with confidence. Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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