Tag: 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…

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…

Classes in the Autumn

C-Art approaches, so I’m trying hard to catch up on everything and and planning a series of workshops and classes for the Autumn term. Most popular are the Drawing Horses, either as a class, or as a day long workshop; and the You Can Draw :-), which will introduce drawers to the fundamentals of drawing; and Sparking Creativity, a workshop…

An Unusual Commission

Possibly one of my most unusual commissions… Phone call at 8.45 am: “Alex, are you free this afternoon?” “Possibly?” “A lady has rung from a charity called UserVoice needing an artist for the afternoon at Rheged. She wants someone to record the meeting by sketching it”. “Yes!” “You will?” It sounded fascinating and it was. Despite the slightly stressful journey…

Workshops, Weekends and Classes

STOP Press: Workshops and classes that have places remaining… I am delighted to be taking a workshop again at Greystoke Cycle Café’s in one of their highly popular Quirky Workshops. This workshop is Drawing and Painting the Horse. Tuesday April 2nd. Further details here The last one was very successful, “even” those who hadn’t “picked up a pencil since school”…

Calabash Cat

This week and last week I have been delivering workshops in schools in the Heart of Eden. The focus has been on working with the five to seven year olds, and I have resurrected a lovely little project my friend and I used to do when we worked together.It is using a rather beautiful children’s story byJames Rumford about a…

CSI @ Alnwick Garden

A friend’s daughter’s birthday was spent at the inspirational Alnwick Garden; my first visit there as well. Beautiful and restful yet exciting and mesmerising and contemplative and so well thought out with vista after vista opening up round each bend or turn you make. I took some of my little people, whom are currently called But Perfectly Formed (thanks Spot!)…