DISCOVERING PEN AND INK

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

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 Create textures, tonal areas and decorative patterns 

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MAKE THE MOST OF WATERCOLOURS (MATERIALS PROVIDED)

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

Watercolour is a beguiling medium, fast-drying, responsive and versatile. Its transparency lends colour a luminosity that is unmatched by other media. Learn how to use watercolour with confidence over a weekend. Explore colour-mixing, composition and different painterly techniques to achieve simple yet striking effects with time to experiment, develop and consolidate your skills. Materials provided; 

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WATERCOLOURS WITH CONFIDENCE

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

Making the most of Higham’s beautiful building and grounds, we will paint from life in a variety of settings. Enjoy demonstrations and discussion in the studio, and painting en plein-air as the weather permits. Build your skills and technical understanding of the medium, try different compositional strategies and gain confidence with Jane’s gentle guidance and 

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PAINTING AND DRAWING SUMMER SCHOOL

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

A week of workshops, lectures and demonstrations led by four of our tutors, offering a broad mix of inspiration, approaches, techniques and styles intended to refresh and expand your painting and drawing skills. Bring your favourite media and equipment, use our beautiful setting, and devote some quality time to developing your creative practice. Residential: £640 

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