Author: Alex Jakob-Whitworth

Busy summer ahead – workshops, exhibitions and explorations

 The following workshops are on offer over the next few months. For more details, go to What’s On: May 20 Monday  – Exploring Landscape in Mixed Media Langwathby Station Cafe FULL June 6th Thursday – Beginners Pastels All materials provided. Eycott Nature Reserve with Cumbria Wildlife Trust £40 donation/returnable deposit July 1st – Exploring Landscape in Mixed Media (repeat of…

February 2019

Being Dorothy It’s been a very busy few months indeed! Firstly, I have had an exciting and time-filled time doing my Being Dorothy project, in which I have dressed as Dorothy Wordsworth, walked Dorothy’s walks and read her journals to see how this would influence my practice. Being Dorothy, was part of This Girl Did – an exhibition put on…

Autumn Art Workshops at Langwathby 2018

What a wonderful summer, but now there are changes in temperature and changes in the light… So – three art workshops this autumn at Langwathby Station Cafe : Thursday October 11th Pastels – Colouring the Landscape You will be introduced to ideas and techniques with which to explore the landscape, and our response to it, with pastels. Creative and expressive…

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…