*NEW* For experienced artists to explore combinations of soft and hard pastels (with fixative) on different surfaces. Weather permitting, Higham's grounds will provide direct inspiration from nature alongside studio-based direction. Some of the taught techniques on this workshop are not for complete art beginners but pastel newbies are welcome. Specialist paper available from Tutor. Robert
Imagine spectacular gatherings of Barnacle and Pink-footed geese against a backdrop of a winter sunset and the massed pipings of thousands of waders as they swirl in the sky. Our Solway and Cumbrian coast is wintering ground for many species prior to their northward migration, hosting an exciting array of raptors. Hone your identification skills!
Create textures, tonal areas and decorative patterns in pen and ink, then combine them to create a finished drawing. With demos throughout and access to a variety of pens to experiment with, by the end you should be able to handle your materials with confidence. Jane Beech (Cheshire www.highamhall.com/jane-beech) Residential: £250 Non-residential: £180
Hands-on! Bring chair, stool, ottoman, headboard... build up from scratch or just re-cover, tackle interior paddings with traditional or modern techniques. Please contact Cathy prior to your course to discuss your project needs 07770 714103. NEW TUTOR: Cathy Newbery (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/cathy-newbery) Simon Ireland has now retired and we welcome Cathy to the Higham team! Residential:
Explore the exciting potential of paper clay and papier mache to create a contemporary, seated, figure inspired by your imagination. No experience needed - more important is a willingness to let the medium take you on a journey of discovery to make a sculpture that has personal significance to you. As your piece will not
From country houses to the Cenotaph in Whitehall, from churches to the Viceroy's House in New Delhi, Lutyens dominated architecture in Britain in the early 20th century. Explore his varied achievements. Dr Andrew Lacey (Cambridgeshire www.highamhall.com/andrew-lacey) Residential: £250 Non-residential: £180 This course was postponed from May 2022 and is identical to last September's.
*NEW* Come and explore the relaxing free flowing brush strokes of this ancient artform. You will be surprised at how quickly a good painting can be formed. Traditional and modern topics covered. Lots of support for absolute beginners and interesting projects for the more experienced. NEW TUTOR: Peta Allingham (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/peta-allingham) Residential: £385 Non-residential: £275