Drawing ourselves out of our shells
Drawing | Mixed media | Watercolor

Drawing ourselves out of our shells

A testimonial from a reluctant online student: The class hours flew by so quickly and the experience gave me the momentum to dig out my desk making it usable again and not merely the repository for every random paper that enters my apartment. In short, the class is giving me motivation to rejoin the world outside my kitchen!

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Gift Certificates Available

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Studio Visit with Olaf Kühnemann
Painting

Studio Visit with Olaf Kühnemann

Studio visit with Berlin based contemporary artist and painter Olaf Kühnemann, teacher of Intro Painting Workshop at Berlin Drawing Room.

Sketchbook Creative Journey
Drawing | Featured | Mixed media

Sketchbook Creative Journey

We are excited to introduce a new workshop format the the Berlin Drawing Room. The new series Sketchbook Practice will take place over the course of an entire year, starting in January. This format enables participants to embark on a deep personal journey of not only learning to draw but developing a practice that they can choose to continue or always return to over the course of a life time.

Behind the Scenes at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin
Botanical | Drawing | Watercolor

Behind the Scenes at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin

During the Wunderkammer Drawing Workshop we’ve been so lucky to meet some of the scientists that work at the Natural History Museum and not only hear about their research but gain access to the research collections and draw from their specimens. It has been fascinating to learn how different disciplines within the natural sciences record…

BDR in der Tagesspiegel
Botanical

BDR in der Tagesspiegel

“Drawing and Wonder” read full article HERE. “Pilze können die Wahrnehmung verändern – und genau darum geht es Mira O’Brien: Mit der Hilfe von Pilzen will die 36-Jährige lehren, die Welt um sich herum anders zu sehen. Der Plan ist jedoch nicht, sie zu essen und auf eine halluzinogene Wirkung zu warten, sondern sie zu zeichnen….

Drapery in Art History and in the Sketchbook
Drawing

Drapery in Art History and in the Sketchbook

Flowing folds of fabric can be incredibly expressive, suggestive, or even uncanny, making drapery a crucial subject to master for artists throughout the centuries. The formal properties of drapery have been used to accentuate and guide compositions, even serving as emotional cues, within sculpture, drawing and painting. Being able to proper render drapery has also…

Josef Albers “Interaction of Color”
Painting

Josef Albers “Interaction of Color”

I first encountered Albers’ Interaction of Color as an undergraduate student at the Slade School of Fine Art, in London, U.K. The Slade had one of the original sets of screen prints that accompanied the first edition, so I spent hours poring over the prints and marveling at the mutability of color. Years later, when I was…

What is an Image Transfer Collage?
Mixed media

What is an Image Transfer Collage?

Watch a video demonstration and see examples of Keegan Luttrell’s ethereal work, using the same techniques that will be taught in the workshop, on the BLOG. Sign up for the upcoming mixed media workshop “Image Transfer Collage: Jan 22 – Feb 12” with Keegan, and find all details, here: REGISTRATION.

“Painting Exploded” Instructor Alisa Margolis
Painting

“Painting Exploded” Instructor Alisa Margolis

Upon first encountering Alisa Margolis’ paintings online I was unsure whether I was looking at paint. The American artist’s work ranges from technically rendered explosions and carefully constructed rubble to the Baroque meets deep space and the Athenians at a rock concert. “There’s something primal about painting, the materiality, the color- it produces endorphins,” I…