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3 Sessions / 1 hours of work per session
Skill Level
Beginner
Topics
Illustration, Art, Painting, Pen and Ink, Inking, Drawing
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Pen and Ink Illustration: The Basics for Creating Magical Drawings

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3 Sessions / 1 hours of work per session
Skill Level
Beginner
Topics
Illustration, Art, Painting, Pen and Ink, Inking, Drawing
Course Description

Ink is a really fun and versatile medium to explore. If you want to improve your inking, learn more about the medium, or are an absolute beginner, you will learn a lot from this class.

We're going to go in depth into all the different supplies and tools that you can use and how they all act so you can find your favorite fit. Then we're going to learn about line variation, how to do it and why it's so important. Next well learn about different ink shading techniques, and I'll even provide you with a worksheet to practice on. Then we'll dive into illustrated textures and patterns, in which you will also have access to a worksheet to create your own unique designs. We'll finish the lessons with a fun mark making exercise that will help you develop expressive painting techniques and textures.

For the final project, you will use the techniques that we learned to create magical illustrations. I will guide you through the drawings that I make to help you understand how to implement the techniques that we learned into different illustration styles. By the end of this class you will have a lot more tools and techniques under your belt and you should feel more comfortable working with ink and excited to try them out.

So, what are you waiting for? Enroll now to start your ink adventure! :)

schedule

This course is in adaptive mode and is open for enrollment. Learn more about adaptive courses here.

Session 1: Supplies (May 22, 2019)
We'll go over all kinds of supplies that you can use and what effects you can achieve with them.
3 lessons
1. Brushes & Brush Pens
2. Dip & Technical Pens
3. Ink, Paper, & Misc
Session 2: Techniques (May 29, 2019)
In this lesson we'll go over tons of fun techniques like line variation, shading, patterns & textures, & fun mark making!
4 lessons
1. Line Variation
2. Shading Techniques
3. Patterns & Textures
4. Mark Making Exercise
Session 3: Final Project (June 5, 2019)
In this lesson I'll illustrate three distinct illustrations in unique styles with different techniques/tools. Now it's your turn! :)
1 lessons
1. Illustrating the Final Projects
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We will go over all the supplies you could use and play with! The only requirement is a willingness to experiment! :)

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