Pen & Wash – Spring Garden

Saturday 10 March
10am – 5pm
Venue: artsmart Studio Beaconsfield
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £75 Includes lunch (please indicate any dietary requirements when booking)

On this one day workshop you will be shown how to sketch spring flowering gardens using waterproof black sketching pens and watercolour paint. Techniques will include how to paint flowers, mix greens and create texture. For beginners and students with some experience.

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