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Viv Philpot – (Art, Watercolours, Acrylics)

  • experienced artist and teacher from Hampshire
  • teaching experience in colleges, art clubs and on cruise ships
With husband Geoff to assist – a useful asset for supporting the course with logistics and technical know-how, Viv explains and demonstrates techniques in a clear, expert way – enlightening without losing her student’s attention.
In 2017, Viv actually published a superb instruction book to accompany some of her courses! See the Post here.
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“Excellently tutored by Viv, her ability and knowledge both assisted and ‘drove’ us to good efforts.
Please have Viv hold another sketching course because I’d appreciate the opportunity to attend.””Excellent teacher.””Its been great fun, a good tutor.”

“Great course, well looked after by tutor.”

“an excellent course. They (Viv and Geoff) both worked extremely hard and were very helpful at all times. The meals were wonderful as always!”

“Course was excellent. Viv gave very well prepared and practical demonstrations & advice and also lots of indivual attention.”

“Course was excellent. Viv gave very well prepared and practiced demonstration and advice and also lots of individual attention.”

June 2019


June 5th at 18:30 to June 10th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Record your travels with rapid sketches in pen and watercolour. Sketchpads and other materials provided. For beginners and painters to develop out-of-doors confidence. Involves minibus and short distances - destinations tailored to suit the group. Viv Philpot (Hampshire www.highamhall.com/viv-philpot) assisted by Geoff Philpot Residential: £495 Non-residential: £333 (inc. all Materials and Field Trips)

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June 14th at 18:30 to June 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A wonderful visually-rich art appreciation course led by one of our art tutors in the true collegiate spirit of lifelong learning! Aimed at any who wish simply to delve deeper into the world of art, even from an artist's perspective. Relaxed and superbly-illustrated talks and some enjoyable interaction allowing you to explore how time and culture impacted on the development of individual Artists and Genres. Personal opinion will be valued so expect to participate in discussions! For anyone with a…

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