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Nib and Ink Illustration Workshop

Master the art of ink illustration and watercolour wash


Dianne Kelly
Work-Shop

Work-Shop

4.8 (2241)
30k

2.5 hours Class size 1 to 16     label $95

In this two-and-a-half-hour class you will learn to create fluid, magical line, texture and shading techniques using traditional split nib and Calligraphy nibs. You will also learn to master the art of illustrating with fine waterproof felt tip pens to create beautiful lines and watercolour wash flowers, foliage, animals, figures, and small landscape artworks.

All your work will be made into your very own hand-pleated 300gsm watercolour booklet which we will be making in class. Complete with silk ribbon tie.

What you will learn:

  • How to draw up each subject in pencil using the simple shapes method.
  • How to create line, texture, and shading using a traditional split nib and fine waterproof felt tip pen.
  • How to add watercolour washes over your pen works.

During the workshop, you will be making your own hard-covered folded watercolour booklet which can sit on your shelf as a finished artwork or be sent as a beautiful gift.

Your teacher Di will supply many different images so you can customize your own booklet. You will be taught to draw each subject using simple shapes with drawing instruction. handouts supplied. These are just a few examples: Doorways of the world, window sills with flowers, flowers, patterns/abstract, foxes, chooks, hedgehogs, wombats and birds.

Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class.



What you'll get
  • Your expert teacher's knowledge and tuition for two-and-a-half-hours
  •  Quality brushes, paper, and materials provided throughout the class
  •  Pleated 300gsm hot pressed watercolour booklet (to take home)

What to bring
  • BYO wine or beer is totally a thing! (we have wine glasses)
  •  A big smile!
  • Willingness to experiment


Dianne Kelly (your teacher) adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days.

Location

WOODSTERS (Work-Shop Brisbane) - 16 Austin St, Newstead QLD

Your teacher
Dianne Kelly

Dianne Kelly


Dianne Kelly is a Brisbane born-and-based professional watercolour artist. Di was originally trained in commercial/fine art, working in advertising before pursuing her absolute love and sharing her passion of watercolour painting. Di is still teaching 32 years later and has now fulfilled her dream of writing her first book, The art of Watering Colour.

Over the years, Di has had several of her paintings published as limited edition prints, as well as producing several ranges of gift cards featuring watercolour images from her overseas travels. Di’s works hang in collections around Australia and overseas and are currently being incorporated into her new range of fabrics and wallpapers.




Your host
Work-Shop
Work-Shop

4.8 (2241)
30k

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill. From 3D printing and stencil art through to music and gardening – life skills and personal development through to cooking doughnuts and mushroom foraging, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Community values lie at the heart of our project. We collaborate with local artists and industry experts to teach classes and utilise local suppliers for any materials needed. We also provide a creative environment for emerging artists to produce and sell work, and meet like minded individuals. Work-Shop will be a space for everyone, with a rotating schedule of art shows, information nights on local issues and a whole range of events and community initiatives.

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