In this 2.5 hour class you will learn to create fluid, magical line, texture and shading techniques using traditional split nib and Calligraphy nibs. You will also learn to master the art of illustrating with fine waterproof felt tip pens to create beautiful line and watercolour wash flowers, foliage, animals, figures, and small landscape artworks.
All your work will be made into your very own hand pleated 300gsm watercolour booklet which we will be making in class. Complete with silk ribbon tie.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
-How to draw up each subject in pencil using the simple shapes method.
-How to create line, texture, & shading using a traditional split nib and fine waterproof felt tip pen.
-How to add watercolour washes over your penworks.
YOU WILL BE MAKING
your own hard covered folded watercolour booklet which can sit on your shelf as a finished artwork or be sent as a beautiful gift.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DRAWING
Di will supply many different images so you can customize your own booklet. You will be taught to draw each subject using simple shapes with drawing instruction. handouts supplied. These are just a few examples:
-doorways of the world
-Window sills with -flowers
What you'll get
my knowledge and tuition for 2.5 hours
Quality brushes, paper, and materials provided throughout the class
- Pleated 300gsm hot pressed watercolour booklet (to take home)
what to bring
- BYO wine or beer is totally a thing! (we have wine glasses)
- Nibbles or a snack if you think you’ll need it
- A big smile!
- willingness to experiment
Be sure to check out our Terms & Conditions before grabbing a ticket.