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Lionel Playford – (Painting)


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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“Lionel is an exceptional tutor and very generous with his time and patience. He never stopped teaching, demonstrating or helping with advice.
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February 2022


Sunday February 13, 2022 at 18:30 to Thursday February 17, 2022 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Suitable for intermediate to advanced level. Explore the Lake District in winter when colour and shadow are at their most varied and dramatic. With demos, exercises and expert artistic advice throughout, experience outdoor sketching trips (dress for weather!) using Mixed Media and develop a studio project in the painting medium of your choice. Lionel Playford (N Pennines www.highamhall.com/lionel-playford) Residential: £446 Non-residential: £314 (incl. field trips)

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