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Mike Stewart – (Art)

  • a Fine Art Tutor with long a wide experience from West Yorkshire
  • worked for 17 years as a part time lecturer in Art History at Leeds University in 19th and 20thCentury French painting
  • has run study tours throughout Europe and North America focusing on Art and Architecture
  • also was a teacher for many years at Leeds College of Art
  • has published articles on contemporary international ceramics

Mike comes across the Penines to provide workshops for serious artists, using extensive experience to coach and instruct, with a solid grounding in the rudiments, principles and historical influences for Art. Here is a Tutor with a deep knowledge of his subject and how to teach it, able to guide you all the way from Foundation through to Advanced Art skills and techniques.

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“An excellent course with an excellent tutor – his knowledge and delivery of Art History is phenomenal.”
“Students are given opportunities and encouragement to develop their own style.”
“A top class course with an inspirational leader. Michael Stewart enables you to view your own work critically and hence improve. He is also entertaining and informative and his end of day lectures are a joy.”
“Mike Stewart is a superb teacher and master.”
“An excellent week with a very informative, entertaining and inspiring tutor.”

June 2021

LANDSCAPE AND STILL LIFE (5 NIGHT)

June 27th at 18:30 to July 2nd at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Monet, Degas et al. worked from Landscape and Still Life experimenting with ways of rendering subjects. Using any materials, work from these motifs, with support and encouragement throughout to develop all aspects of image making. For Artists with some basic experience. Mike Stewart (W. Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/mike-stewart) Residential: £499 Non-residential: £329

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September 2021

INSPIRED BY DEGAS: LIFE PAINTING AND DRAWING

September 28th at 18:30 to October 3rd at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Degas spent his life working from the figure. Inspired by him, respond to a model in poses of varied duration in your choice of media. Mike will direct, advise, encourage and support you throughout. For those with prior life drawing experience. Mike Stewart (W. Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/mike-stewart) Residential: £539 Non-residential: £369 An intro course will take place in March.

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