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Lionel Playford – (Painting)

http://www.penninepainting.co.uk
  • 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
  • Lionel’s recent PhD researched links between art and climate change science – involving an expedition down the Atlantic to Cape Town.

Lionel is great at coaxing artists to be artists – allowing time for individuals to develop their skills under a wide range of themes. His expertise and knowledge spans all aspects of art, different eras and styles, enabling him to present many different contexts to stimulate and guide his students. One of our Tutors who other artists respect enormously.

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September 2019

DRAWING AND PAINTING LAKELAND CHURCHES (FIELD TRIPS)

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

The North Lakes has very characterful settings for Churches - atmospheric qualities ideal for mixed-media sketching and painting on location. Be inspired by some of the finest examples in the works of John Piper, William Turner and others. Join Lionel on five expeditions, develop your drawing and use of colour and contrasting materials. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £343 Non-residential: £244 (inc. Field Trips)

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October 2019

PAINTING INTERIORS IN THE STYLE OF VERMEER AND DE HOOCH

October 18th at 18:30 to October 22nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Develop powerful and poetic ways to draw and paint space and atmosphere using traditional and modern materials. Enjoy representing the aesthetic features inside Higham Hall inspired by the interior paintings of two C17th Dutch Masters. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £423 Non-residential: £294

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February 2020

PAINTING AND DRAWING THE LAND

Tuesday February 18, 2020 at 18:30 to Sunday February 23, 2020 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Lake District landscape is perhaps at its most inspiring for artists in late winter. Explore its beauty and connect with it through sketching expeditions and studio painting using your choice: charcoal, watercolour, acrylics and/or oils. Lionel Playford (N. Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £535 Non-residential: £378 (inc. Field Trips)

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