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Intro to Pen and Wash

A busy and creative day with Margaret Jarvis exploring the delights of Pen and Wash

Intro to Pen and Wash Workshop in Cumbria

This medium can also be known as 'Watercolour & Ink'.  This day will touch on colour mixing and using watercolours and it combines the subtle variable nature of the watercolour wash with finer detail picked out in black ink pen, allowing the artist different effects in shading and textures. 

9.30am – 4pm
£68 Lunch included
Material Charges may include a few pounds for specialist paper.

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Sun 8th March 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am -4:00 pm
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Wed 24th June 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 7
Thu 1st October 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 7
Tue 1st December 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 8

Pen & Wash: Beyond Beginners

A busy and creative day with Margaret Jarvis exploring the delights of Pen and Wash

Advanced Pen and Wash Workshop in Cumbria

A day with Margaret, exploring further the possibilties with Pen and Wash,looking at  how to put a composition together and including how to apply pen work to your watercolours as well as water and washes to intricate pen work;  both yielding very different results.

9.30am – 4pm
£68 Lunch included
Material Charges may include a few pounds for specialist paper.

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Sun 23rd August 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 1

Discovering Watercolours

A day of exploring colour washes and the blending of colour palettes for landscapes and more, with Margaret Jarvis

Discovering Watercolours Workshop in Cumbria

First Steps in Watercolour paints looks in depth at colours, colours mixing techniques washes shading and brush techniques. It is the most useful place to start for those wishing to learn the basics in an enjoyable, thorough day of discovering the world of watercolours.

9.30am – 4pm
£68 Lunch included
Material Charges: possible small fee for extra paper

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Sun 15th November 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 7

Loose Botanical Watercolours with Lyn Evans

Lyn will teach you how to employ loose watercolour techniques.

Loose Botanical Watercolours with Lyn Evans

Lyn likes to paint her watercolours largely from life, choosing blooms which will stay open for a couple of days. She likes interesting shapes so Iris, Lilies and Tulips feature largely in her work.

10am – 4pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges : £5 approx

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Thu 4th June 2020 10:00 am 10:00 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 1

The Art of Calligraphy

A fascinating 2 day course with top calligrapher Gaynor Goffe- suitable for all abilities.

Calligraphy Workshop in Cumbria, the Lake District inc. Modern Calligraphy

A two day course including the popular 'Modern' calligraphy script, which is written with a pointed pen, and is a hybrid between copperplate and italic handwriting. It is particularly useful - and indeed quite beautiful - for invitations, place cards, greetings cards etc. as well as other special uses. 
Ideal for beginners as well as those with experience. Your own dip pen, nib to suit your script & ink reservoir is included to take home along with your practice sheets, tags and all you have produced.

2 days 9.30-4pm
£170 Lunch included
Material Charges  inc.

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Fri 5th June 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am - Sat 6th June 2020 4:00 pm 4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 4

'Breaking the rules of Painting' ~ Landscapes with Roy Simmons

Forget any 'rules' you may have picked up even without realising. Some rules to break.

'Breaking the rules of Painting' ~ Landscapes with Roy Simmons

This one day course is for anyone who wants to discover their own natural way of painting. We will be using acrylics. I tend to paint in a very intuitive way, and believe that with guidance you can learn to 'let go' of the limiting beliefs that prevent your own way of painting coming through.

10.00am – 4.00pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges: possible small fee for extra paper

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Fri 26th June 2020 10:00 am 10:00 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 2

'Painting Boats in the Harbour' with Roy Simmons

We will look at various ways of painting using this medium, by producing 3 simple studies.

'Breaking the rules of Painting' ~ Landscapes with Roy Simmons

On this one day course you will learn the technique of pen and wash or extend your existing skills. This is a way of painting using waterproof pen that is then enhanced with watercolour. Using my methods you will find this is a very enjoyable way of capturing a harbour scene.

10.00am – 4.00pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges: £5

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Fri 24th July 2020 10:00 am 10:00 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 7

Eco printing ...Botanical printing on Silk with Deborah Dawn

A fascinating day with Deborah Dawn printing with selected leaves and seed heads.

Eco printing Workshop in Cumbria

A fascinating day with Deborah learning how to create your own botanical contact prints with real leaves on fabric and paper and make your own unique silk scarf. In this workshop, suitable for all abilities, freshly collected leaves will be wrapped in pure silk, cotton and paper before being steamed to release their natural dyes and tannins in an eco friendly process.


10.00am – 3.00pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges £30

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Sat 11th July 2020 10:00 am 10:00 am -3:00 pm
Places Remaining : 6
Sun 12th July 2020 10:00 am 10:00 am -3:00 pm
Places Remaining : 4

Lino Cut Print

A day with talented lino-cut artist printer, Laura Sowerby recreating Botanical and natural forms on paper.

Lino Cut Print Workshop in Cumbria

Over the day you will learn how to plan your original design, the principles of lino cut and master various cutting techniques with the goal of producing your own multi-coloured linocut print by the end of the day. (up to A4 in size)

9.30am – 4.30pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges £5-£10 

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Tue 21st April 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am -4:30 pm
Places Remaining : 4
Tue 7th July 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am -4:30 pm
Places Remaining : 7

Pastels for the faint-hearted

A day with artist Lyn Evans discovering the delights of using Pastels

Pastels for the faint hearted in Cumbria
A lovely day with this much acclaimed artist being guided through the composition process of creating your picture and will introduce you to the various ways of using pastels.

She will help you to recreate a scene or landscape from a favourite photo or reference that you bring- or choose from the choice that Lyn will provide.

10.00am - 4.00pm
£75 inc a tasty 2 course Aga lunch
Material Charges from approx £5-10

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Thu 9th July 2020 10:00 am 10:00 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 6

Cyanotype Printing

A fascinating day with Kim Tillyer using the exposure of natural sunlight to create beautiful blue-tinted natural images.

Cyanotype Printing Workshop in Cumbria

During this fascinating day with Kim you will learn about the history and technical process of cyanotype and proceed to coat papers and/or material to create unique prints (using objects from the garden, stencils or prepared negatives) and watch as the sunlight magically develops your works of art.

10am – 4pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges approx £10

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Wed 5th August 2020 10:00 am 10:00 am -4:00 pm
Places Remaining : 6

Ink and Bleach

A day of exploration and experimentation incorporating a very mild bleach into the medium of Pen and Wash.

Ink and Bleach Workshop in Cumbria

“Accidental’ reactions between both mediums create dramatic landscape and sky effects, or a more controlled approach can be taken to keep the work ‘tight’. The stunning scenery of the Lake District will be our inspiration for the day. 

10am – 4pm
£68 Lunch included
Material Charges: £5 

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Paint, Print and Stitch

Paint, print and stitch a canvas with Kay Leech

Paint, Print and Stitch Workshop in Cumbria

 A lovely day with Kay being guided through the process pf creating using paint, then print,and stitch. Working in mixed media you will create a picture based on flowers, you can bring your own image or use one of the ones provided for inspiration.  

You will paint the background directly onto calico and then add layers with simple stencils and print blocks that you have created.  Finally you will add stitch which can be machine and or hand embroidery and embellish with beads and buttons.

9.30am – 4.30pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges £15

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Upcoming Dates


Tue 4th August 2020 9:45 am 9:45 am - Sat 29th August 2020 4:30 pm 4:30 pm
Places Remaining : 8
Fri 9th October 2020 9:45 am 9:45 am - Tue 29th October 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm
Places Remaining : 3

Watercolours: Beyond Beginners

A day of exploring colour washes and the blending of colour palettes for landscapes and more, with Margaret Jarvis

Advanced Watercolours Workshop in Cumbria

Another day with Margaret looking further into Watercolours in Nature, exploring depth, shading, colours and further colour mixing and brush techniques.

9.30am – 4pm
£68 Lunch included
Material Charges: possible small fee for extra paper

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Lampshade Print Workshop

Design, block print and hand roll a drum lampshade with Georgia Wilkinson

Lampshade Print Workshop in Cumbria

Over first coffees Georgia will tell you a little about herself and explain what is possible over the day, with hints and tips for any design you may have in mind to make it suitable for a repeat pattern. Once your design is finalised on paper you will learn to make block prints using a variety of mixed media tools and you will practise on paper before turning and printing up the cotton Panama fabric she supplies.

10am – 4pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges from approx £10-15

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How to Draw

A day with artist Lyn Evans who shares the magic of drawing what you see.

How to Draw Workshops in Cumbria
A day with this much acclaimed artist who will demonstrate that drawing is basically quite simple.....you put down what you see and the trick is to use all the tools at your disposal to make it easier.

10.00am - 4.00pm
£75 inc a tasty 2 course Aga lunch
Material Charges from approx £5-10

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Wildlife Illustration

A flexible course with Simon Williams of one, two or three days exploring Botanical and /or Wildlife Illustration in Watercolours and/or gouache

Wildlife Illustration Workshop in Cumbria, art courses Lake District

You may join for 1, 2 or 3 days to learn about Watercolour and also Gouache painting techniques. You may interchange between Wildlife and Botanical and demonstrations are given in both. Any combination of days is possible but some watercolour experience is recommended - even if only a half day.

9.30am – 4pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges not applicable

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Botanical Illustration

A flexible course with Simon Williams of one, two or three days exploring Botanical and /or Wildlife Illustration in Watercolours and/or gouache

Botanical Illustration Workshop in Cumbria

You may join for 1, 2 or 3 days to learn about Watercolour and also Gouache painting techniques. You may interchange between Wildlife and Botanical and demonstrations are given in both. Any combination of days is possible but some watercolour experience is recommended - even if only a half day.

9.30am – 4pm
£75 Lunch included
Material Charges not applicable

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