Sketching Landscapes in Pen & Wash


Wednesday 22 August
10am – 5pm Includes lunch
Venue: artsmart Studio Beaconsfield
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £ Includes lunch (please indicate any dietary requirements when booking)

This is a one day workshop that will show you how to sketch trees, skies and landscapes with waterproof ink pen and watercolour wash. Techniques covered will include colour mixing, texture, light and dark and how to use the pen. No previous experience needed. By the end of the day you will have produced a few sketches.

Surface: 1 x A4 or equivalent pad of ‘Not’ surface watercolour paper 140lb/300gsm ‘Not’ refers to the surface texture of the paper and is also known as CP (cold pressed) or Bockingford
Brushes: 1 x size 10 or 12 and 1 x size 4 round watercolour brush.
Paint: Watercolour paint, either tubes or pans. If bringing tubes then you will need 1 white mixing palette or china plate Recommended colours: Ultramarine Blue, Cadmium Yellow Pale, Burnt Sienna, Raw Sienna, Alizarin Crimson
White paint: either Gouache, Chinese white or white ink
Other: 1 x black waterproof ink pen size 03, 04 or 05 (I recommend one of the following: Pilot DR Drawing pen, Edding Profipen, Faber Castell Pitt Artist Pen, Mitsubishi PinPen)
1 x water receptacle (jam jar or plastic container)
Tissues, 2B pencil, eraser.

About the Tutor: Jonathan Newey