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Lionel Playford – (Painting)

www.lionel.playford.net
  • Master of Fine Art & professional landscape painter from the North Pennines
  • Likes to incorporate influences such as setting, architecture & industrial heritage
  • Very experienced tutor having taught hundreds of courses in painting and drawing in adult ed for over 23 years
  • Experienced in helping people of a wide range of ability in painting and drawing
  • Range of teaching is broad from life drawing and portraiture to still life and landscape in all the main media
  • Currently working on his PhD researching links between art and climate change science – involving an expedition down the Atlantic to Cape Town.

Upcoming Courses

October 2017

PAINTING THE AUTUMN LAKE DISTRICT: THE CONTEMPORARY PICTURESQUE

October 13th at 18:30 to October 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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In the C18th, artists and writers visited the Lakes for a rough and rugged landscape that mirrored the new aesthetic of the Picturesque. Much abused, the ideas behind it remain just as valid in a natural world under enormous pressure. Visit some classic locations to sketch and develop paintings later in the studio. All abilities. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £329 Non-residential: £233 inc. Field Trips (minibus) PAINTING ON LOCATION with VICKI NORMAN precedes. Book both courses, save £40.

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February 2018

SKETCHING ATMOSPHERIC SKIES AND WEATHER

Tuesday February 13, 2018 at 18:30 to Friday February 16, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Shake off the winter blues and draw outside in the Lake District weather-world. Taking our chances with sunshine or showers, engage authentically with the feeling as well as the look of mountain skies in winter on 3 sketching expeditions. See demos combining 2 or more different media, including found natural materials, for a more powerful expression of Nature's moods and energies. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £334 Non-residential: £238 inc. Field Trips

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