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Linda Birch – (Drawing, Painting, Illustration)

http://theartistlindabirch.co.uk/
  • One of our country’s most treasured illustrators, based in Co Durham
  • A very popular and versatile tutor
  • Very talented artist
  • Worked with the legendary Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate on the children’s programmes The Clangers & Bagpuss
  • Her work also included Charlie and the Witch and Pogle’s Wood (check YouTube for clips!)
  • Writes for the art press regularly

 

FEEDBACK FOLLOWING LINDA”S COURSES:
(scroll this box for more)“Linda is an outstanding, widely knowledgeable, skilled and very supportive tutor.””Wonderful tutor individual and group help.””The course, as usual with Linda, was excellent, varied and exciting and full of tips and encouragement.””Another great time at Higham with your best tutor. Plenty of tips from Linda and one to one tuition.””Great course,
Great tutor,
Fab food,
Excellent””Enjoyed the course very much & my stay at Higham. The food remains excellent, and all the staff are most welcoming and helpful. I look forward to my next visit…””Excellent & thorough teaching and such a fun week. Wonderful tutor.”

 

Upcoming Courses

January 2018

IMPRESSIONIST WINTERS – OILS (WATERBASED OR SPIRIT)

January 19th at 18:30 to January 21st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Celebrate the beauty of winter as depicted in the works of Monet and his circle. The course will look at the methods of Monet and Alfred Sisley in particular with the opportunity to adapt their styles and techniques into your own piece of work. Participants require at least two years experience in oil painting. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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March 2018

MOODY LANDSCAPES IN OIL PASTELS

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

Explore ways of creating atmospheric subjects with oil-based pastel. If you have used only chalk-based pastels before, this is a chance to explore a different medium with different techniques. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £319 Non-residential: £223

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April 2018

ART NOUVEAU (LINE AND WASH)

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

Art Nouveau became the late 19th Century link between Fine and Applied Art, its decorative organic form exemplified in the work of Alphonse Mucha. Explore his work using Ink and Watercolour. Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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September 2018

MIXED MEDIA WEEKEND: A BIG LANDSCAPE

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

Bring Acrylics, A3 or larger sheets of card and drawing tools (e.g large felt tip pens, charcoal, coloured inks) and some Landscape reference to go big scale! Feel a sense of boldness and freedom, helped by the variety of materials and encouragement. Come and try! Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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