ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
This is a one day workshop that will show you how to sketch trees, skies and other features of the landscape with pen and watercolour pencil. You will be shown how to use the pen both before and after in conjunction with a coloured pencil that can be used wet and dry. Other techniques include colour mixing, achieving texture and how to use the pen to create expressive sketches. Ideal for beginners and students with some knowledge of the medium.
Please bring with you:
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.
Pencils: A selection or a starter pack of good quality watercolour pencils such as Derwent, Faber Castell. Caran Dache or WH Smith own brand.
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, pencil sharpener.
About the Tutor: Jonathan Newey