Florals in Pen & Ink and Watercolour

$180 + $4 Material List + Material Fee

Instructor
Michael Spillane
Course Code
CRS-ADU-21052
Skill Level
All Levels
Date
  1. July 24 - 25, 9AM - 4PM
Location
The Art School, 201 High St Ontario
Ages
16+

This workshop is ideal for the botanical artist looking for something a little different. Two step-by-step floral projects will be the focus for the two-day workshop with demonstrations, one-on-one interaction with students and detailed instructional handouts. Studies will lead up to the completion two tonal drawings in graphite, followed by exercises designed to explore the intricate textures used in pen and ink drawings. The projects will then be completed in pen and ink with subtle watercolour washes.


THREE LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THIS COURSE:

1) Students will learn a variety of techniques relating to botanical illustration and pen & ink drawing.
2) Students will also learn about the drawing process, transferring drawings, composition and various approaches to floral and botanical work.
3) This workshop is a valuable resource for anyone interested in developing skills and knowledge required in botanical drawing and painting and pen and ink work


MATERIAL LIST:  As follows:
THERE WILL ALSO BE A $4 FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR FOR THE COLOURED PAGE HANDOUTS

2 x –10 x 13 inches – sheets of Arches or Fabriano 200 or 300 lb hot-pressed watercolour paper
2 x Masonite board – 11 x 14 inches
OR 2 Peterboro Hi-Art PK5 illustration board (for watercolour and pen & ink)
1 sheet graphite transfer paper
Coloured pencil (for transferring the drawing)
6H and 2H graphite pencil
Kneaded eraser  / Mono Zero (Tombow) 2.3 mm round tip eraser
Selection of blending stumps and soft makeup brush
Micron 005, 01 & 03 pens
2 glass water jars
Watercolour palette or white porcelain plate

Bring whatever watercolur paints and brushes you may already have

Watercolour Paints

Cadmium Orange OR:
Cadmium Yellow Pale &
Cadmium Red
Payne's Grey
Sap Green
Naples Yellow

Brushes
Escoda #6
Escoda #2
Escoda #0

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