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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

February 2018

SKETCHING ATMOSPHERIC SKIES AND WEATHER

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

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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June 2018

PAINTING LAKE DISTRICT LANDSCAPES IN THE STYLE OF NORMAN WILKINSON’S TOURIST POSTERS

June 8th at 18:30 to June 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Norman Wilkinson, ('dazzle' WW1 ship camouflage), produced a series of 20's and 30's posters for railway companies - idealised mountains, lakes and coasts around Britain based on outdoor sketching with a degree of Studio simplification from experiments in European abstract. Learn how he developed ideas and create your own versions based on outdoor sketches. Beginners and Experienced welcome. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £339 Non-residential: £241 inc. Field Trips

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September 2018

DRAWING AND PAINTING – LAKELAND CHURCHES (EXTENDED)

September 28th at 18:30 to October 1st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The North Lakes landscape has some very characterful settings for churches. Explore their atmosphere and distinctive qualities through mixed media sketching and painting on location. We will take inspiration from some of the finest examples of evocative drawings and paintings of buildings, especially churches, in the works of John Piper and William Turner among other artists. Join Lionel, an experienced outdoor landscape artist, on 5 sketching expeditions helping you develop your drawing and colour skills and exploring new ideas in…

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