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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

December 2017

ATMOSPHERIC PEN & INK: A CHRISTMAS CAROL

December 10th at 18:30 to December 12th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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A short seasonal course on using pen and ink to create mood and atmosphere with a project to try (plenty of reference available). Includes different techniques using pen and ink with mono printing, brush and white paint. Vast experience not necessary - play with new ways of working and have fun! Linda Birch (Co. Durham www.highamhall.com/linda-birch) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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January 2018

IMPRESSIONIST WINTERS – OILS (WATERBASED OR SPIRIT)

Friday January 19, 2018 at 18:30 to Sunday January 21, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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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

Tuesday March 13, 2018 at 18:30 to Friday March 16, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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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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