FULLY BOOKED: PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Explore a wide range of techniques: woodcut (cutting in plankwood); engraving (on endgrain hardwood or plastic); drypoint (drawing on metal with steel); and etching, (using acid to etch on a zinc plate). Make handmade prints to your own design. Beginners or experienced. Peter Collins (Gloucestershire highamhall.com/peter-collins) Residential: £465 Non-residential: £330

RUSKIN LACE

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

A Lake District speciality since 1884, using Needlepoint Lace techniques for drawn thread and cut linen work with geometric designs. Suitable for both beginner and experienced. If required, a starter pack (£15) is purchasable from Karen. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £270 Non-residential: £190 Precedes another course.

RUSKIN LACE

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

A Lake District speciality since 1884, using Needlepoint Lace techniques for drawn thread and cut linen work with geometric designs. Suitable for both beginner and experienced. If required, a starter pack (£15) is purchasable from Karen. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £270 Non-residential: £190 Follows another course

GET WEAVING!

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

18:30 Thu 18 Jan to 13:30 Sun 21 Jan 2024 Explore the use of colour and texture. Dress a loom. Understand how to read pattern draft. Suitable for both absolute beginners and developing weavers. Jan Beadle (Cumbria highamhall.com/jan-beadle) Residential: £365 Non-residential: £255 (Yarns £15 purchasable from Tutor)

FULLY BOOKED: ENAMELLING WEEKEND

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

18:30 Fri 19 Jan to 13:30 Sun 21 Jan 2024 Work on copper, silver, or steel; make enamelled jewellery, small tiles, or panels. Skills include: enamel application, kiln use, control and safety, foils, stencils, sgraffito and other techniques as desired. Absolute beginners welcome. Materials purchasable from Tutor (£5- £20 dependent upon project). Tilly Wilkinson (Wirral 

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ENAMELLING WEEK

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Four full days for time-consuming techniques (painted enamels, advanced cloisonne, plique a jour). Work on copper, silver, or preprepared steel; making enamel jewellery, small panels, bowls, or kilnfired beads. Some experimental techniques may be tried; such as raku firing, solar Riso screens and marbled enamels. Beginners, or more experienced. Materials purchasable from Tilly (£5-£30 dependent 

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FULLY BOOKED: GET WEAVING!

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Explore the use of colour and texture. Dress a loom. Understand how to read pattern draft. Suitable for both absolute beginners and developing weavers. Jan Beadle (Cumbria highamhall.com/jan-beadle) Residential: £365 Non-residential: £255 (Yarns £15 purchasable from Tutor)

PICTURE FRAMING

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The right frame can make or break a work of art. Enjoy the satisfaction of making your own frames to complement your art competently and accurately. Learn about mount cutting, double mounts, glass cutting and wash lines. No experience required. Make at least two complete frames. Bill Davies (Wirral highamhall.com/bill-davies) Residential: £270 Non-residential: £190 (Materials 

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LACE AS YOU LIKE IT

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Want to learn, or return to, the beautiful craft of bobbin lacemaking? Have a lace pattern and need project advice? This is for you. All abilities welcome, including complete beginners. Jan Gardiner (Somerset highamhall.com/jan-gardiner) Residential: £270 Non-residential: £190 (Basic materials purchasable from Tutor c£5-£10) Precedes another course.

LACE AS YOU LIKE IT

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Want to learn, or return to, the beautiful craft of bobbin lacemaking? Have a lace pattern and need project advice? This is for you. All abilities welcome, including complete beginners. Jan Gardiner (Somerset highamhall.com/jan-gardiner) Residential: £270 Non-residential: £190 (Basic materials purchasable from Tutor c£5-£10) Follows another course.