Keeping a Sketch Book – Watercolour, Pencil & Pen – 2 Day Workshop

Tuesday 28 August – Wednesday 29 August, 2018
10am –  5pm
Venue: artsmart Studio Thame
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £149

EarlyBird discount applies

Keeping a Sketchbook in Pencil & pen

This is a two day course that will show you how to use watercolour with pencil and pen to produce lively sketches of trees, skies, landscapes and architecture. 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 course you will have produced a few sketches in your sketch book.

Recommended Materials
Tools and materials needed for the course
Surface: 1 x A4 or equivalent spiral bound 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 colour pencils such as Derwent, Faber Castell. Caran dache or WH Smith own brand.
If you have watercolour pencils then these will suffice.
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