Three Generations Paint Together in Online Class
Botanical | Featured | Watercolor

Three Generations Paint Together in Online Class

During the past year lockdowns around the world as well as the decrees or altogether halt of travel, due the pandemic, has kept quite a few families apart. Especially amongst an expat community, like the one I belong to in Berlin, many people have their families spread out across multiple countries. While video calls and…

Bestiarium: from science to fantasy
Drawing | Featured | Mixed media

Bestiarium: from science to fantasy

The history of drawing animals and inventing fantasy creatures is intrinsically intertwined. Albrecht Dürer’s rhinoceros for example, famously drawn from a written description of the animal and not from sight, is a combination of one man’s observations and the artists’ imagination. Sea creatures drawn into the uncharted waters of maps were similarly combinations of word…

Watercolor

Light and Shadow Supply List

Sketchbook – A3 or 11” x 14” – Qty 1Drawing Pencil 6B – Qty 2Drawing Pencil HB – Qty 4 (most standard pencils are this type)Vine Charcoal Extra Soft – 6 sticksMicron/Pigma/Sakura size 05 fine line pen (Black) – Qty 3Prismacolor Colored Pencil (non-photo blue*) – Qty 1Kneaded Eraser – Qty 1White Pencil Eraser –…

Scholarship: Figure Drawing & Painting
Drawing | Featured | Painting

Scholarship: Figure Drawing & Painting

Apply for a full scholarship to participate in the online Figure Drawing & Painting Workshop Series. The scholarship is for the first three modules of this yearlong series, with the possibility to continue: Structural Anatomy: Feb 4 – March 4Thursdays 6-8pm CET Morpho Anatomy: Mar 11 – April 15Thursdays 6-8pm CET Dynamic Anatomy: April 22…

Mixed media | Painting

The Art and Science of Color Supply List

Sketchbook – A5 or larger (something that will hold together with a lot of use) Set of colour pencils (12 pencils minimum) Metal trowel palette knife Box to store your paint and brushes 2 jars for water (glass or plastic) Masking tape 5 cm house painting brush (#12 or higher) Schmencke: 75ml Acrylic Paints: Black,…

Drawing and Painting with Ink
Drawing

Drawing and Painting with Ink

Ink is an incredibly versatile medium used for drawing, painting and writing. We will be diving into the ink pool during our upcoming module of the Sketchbook Practice Workshop learning how to draw and paint with ink, starting August 17, 2020. In order to wet your appetite, here are a few demo videos showing different…

Studio Visit with Ian Jehle
Featured | Mixed media | Painting

Studio Visit with Ian Jehle

Artist Ian Jehle, instructor of The Art and Science of Color, meets us in his studio to discuss art, science and color theory, and how his teaching practice ties it all together.

Watercolor

Ink Supply List

–  Sketchbook: Watercolor/mixed media low porosity paper. – Pigment/waterproof ink: either brush and ink bottle or a brushpen (options: https://www.pentel.co.uk/products.asp?group=5&type=32&pid=338 Usually the Pentel ones have the letter P in the code for pigment)     – Pigment liner: 0.1 or 0.2 and 0.5 or 0.7, suggested https://sakuraofamerica.com/pen-archival but any brand of waterproof one is ok.    …

Painting in the Park with Gouache
Watercolor

Painting in the Park with Gouache

Supply List Watercolor Sketchbook: A5, either landscape or portrait as preferred, min 200gsm LINK  Masking tape, 1,5cm width Water brushes, 3x LINK or LINK  Paper towels Color palette options: If you already have a watercolor box, just buy a tube of zinc white and you can already start learning how to work with opaque painting….

Travel Sketching Supply List
Drawing | Watercolor

Travel Sketching Supply List

Below you will find a list of the materials we will use during the workshop. Since we will be working on location, we suggest also to bring some snacks and drinks for the break, a folding chair/blanket to sit on the ground and a windbreaker/k-way jacket (Berlin weather is unpredictable). Sketchbook: watercolor paper, min 200gsm,…