Seed heads and fruit in the hedgerow will inspire you to draw and paint from nature. Accurately portray them in watercolour with help and individual tuition. For both beginners and
Extend your artistic skills with pastel for seascapes, dramatic skies and landscapes. Demos throughout, support for beginners, encouragement for more experienced with demanding, yet supportive critiques to enable all to
*NEW*A chance for botanical painting alongside our annual MUSHROOMS AND TOADSTOOLS course which should mean a wide range of real examples and mycological expertise will be immediately to hand if
Touch the fire of inspiration through contemporary watercolour techniques. Discover your creative spark working in watercolour, ink or acrylic using nature-centred themes. Suitable for all aspiring artists, even beginners. Tiana
Aim for vibrant and atmospheric paintings, be inspired using soft pastels on a variety of different backgrounds. Step by step and personal guidance. For all levels to enjoy. Sue Ford
Work with (don’t fight against) the fast-drying nature of acrylics and use mixed media to create vibrant, atmospheric paintings (from excellent reference images provided by your Tutor), layer by layer.
From colourful pumpkins and squashes for Halloween to evergreens, berries, nuts and cones for Christmas festivities and even the skeleton seedheads of autumn, there is a lot of choice in
Explore contemporary acrylic techniques using lots of different acrylic media on different surfaces. We will venture outdoors (weather permitting) to gain inspiration from the immediate Lakeland landscape from Higham Hall,