Pen & Ink- Introduction


Join us for a 2 Day Live Zoom Workshop on Traditional Pen & Ink Techniques

This workshop focuses on learning the Crowquill or “Dip” Pen. Techniques for creating form, graceful lines, and stipple will be demonstrated. Discussion on how to use for reproduction.

Saturday & Sunday: September 17 & 18, 2022   3:00 – 6:00pm EST

  • All Levels- Beginners to Advanced are welcomed. 
  • Medium: This workshop is working in Pen & Ink. Click here for the suggested supply list.

 Cost-  $99 Includes Templates are provided as handouts before the workshop begins. 

Class Content: This is a 2 Day, 3 hour workshop via Zoom (The Zoom link for both days will be sent 2 days prior to the workshop)

Day 1- Getting to Know the Crowquill Pen

  • Introduction to Pen & Ink with a Slide Presentation of examples of the type of contemporary work being done.
  • Getting started. The first dip into the ink well to get the ink flowing.
  • Mark making: How to hold the pen
  • Thick And Thin, Fine Lines, Long lines, crosshatching, stipple and more!

Day 2- Focus on translating a Drawing into a Final Inked Composition 

  • Discussion of paper choices and transfer methods
  • Demonstrations of interpreting the drawing into different combinations of mark making in graphite
  • Choosing the best option, enlargement size and rendering of final subject.
  • Techniques for correcting ink mistakes and mishaps.

Q & A Time during both days of the workshop + critique.

  • A supply list will be sent prior to the workshop with recommended options for working during the workshop. Click here for supply list
  • A follow up list of supplies and resources  will be sent afterwards for further exploration.
  • The Zoom workshop is recorded and a link will be sent to participants within 48 hours after the workshop is over. The recordings are available for 90 days after the workshop is over.

Cancelation Policy: Due to the popularity and limited participants, refunds are not available. If for some reason you are unable to attend the Live Workshop you will receive all the information provided before, during and after the workshop + the Live Zoom Recording to view 24/7 for 90 days after the workshop.