Spring and Summer Programme 2018

I run most of these popular workshops mainly at Langwathby Station Café in Langwathby, near Penrith, Cumbria. A highlight is always Janet’s glorious food which is included in the price – as is seeing the trains going by – which sometimes includes a steam engine! Alex has over over 25 years’ experience in exhibiting, teaching, tutoring and delivering workshops. She…

What’s On in October and November.

October is looking busy – much as September has been! C-Art is over – a successful exhibition at Mrs Millers Cafe, Culgaith. I am currently enjoying teaching at Higham Hall – “Art Journals – Express, embellish, Experiment” (a six-week course will be available shortly at Morland) and look forward to the following:   Friday 6th October Describing Nature Through Pen…

Last Workshop at Langwathby Station Cafe!

A Fresh Approach to Landscape 26th September at Langwathby Station Cafe (inclusive of Janet’s superlative food!) We will explore ideas and techniques to explore the landscape and our response to it. Creative and expressive methods will be demonstrated and taught; showing you imaginative ways of responding to the landscape using a mixture of pastel, charcoal, and ink together with paint.…

Summer Art Workshops – at Langwathby Station Café

I run these popular workshops mainly at Langwathby Station Café in Langwathby, near Penrith. A highlight is always Janet’s glorious food which is included in the price – as is seeing the trains going by – which sometimes includes a steam engine! Alex has over over 25 years’ experience in teaching, tutoring and delivering workshops. These day workshops deliver experienced…

Summer Workshop details…

Workshops Summer 2015 Further details below. Please make contact for detailed information or questions. Drawing Essentials Newbiggin Village Hall 26 April £50 Life Drawing Essentials Newbiggin Village Hall 30 April £35 Comics and Manga Essentials Newbiggin Village Hall 30 May tbc £50 Landscape Essentials High House Centre, Kendal 3 June £60 Painting Essentials Newbiggin Village Hall 20 June tbc £50…

Newbiggin Art Workshops

Incorporating Drawing Essentials and Just Paint It! Alex is a Professional Associate with the Society for All Artists and has been teaching art for over twenty years. For these workshops/classes she has been sponsored by the SAA, who have supplied materials. Participants will also receive a complimentary copy of the SAA magazine should they so wish. Workshops can be attended as standalone…

Creative Futures Cumbria – Spotlight Artist

I told the pupils I had berthed my pirate ship at Whitehaven, and it hadn’t been an easy drive in the Mini, because the steering wheel was so small in comparison to a ship’s wheel. The Year Two pupils were excellent at suspending their disbelief as I turned up in full pirate outfit, treasure and accent. I told them I’d…

C-Art 2014 is here!

C-Art is here! This year I have been lucky enough to have a piece of work in Rheged’s Pocket Exhibition. The exhibition is on until November 2nd. As well as my studio being open Thursdays through until Sundays 12 ’til 5pm, I will be running a workshop here at Milburn, on Oct 2nd on Experiential Drawing. Cost £40, hours 10-4pm.

Looking VERY far forward…

Funny (serendipitous?) how various strands of one’s creative adventures begin to entwine; the more one explores them, and importantly, exchange ideas with others, the more those ideas plait together… I am hoping that the variety of threads I follow, will begin to tie together in practice. As part of this, we will be holding some exploratory workshops where participants can…