Sketchbook Practice: Mixed-Media Supply List

Sketchbook: you can watch the video (Link Here) but as a rule of thumb I suggest an A4 or A5 sketchbook, with paper at least 150gsm or more. Loose watercolor paper, rough, 200/300gsm Loose toned paper, kraft paper is ok too or we can recycle paper bags Tracing paper or satin paper or any semitransparent paper Scissors, stick glue, masking tape Some medium for line…

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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 – May 27Thursdays 6-8pm CET The scholarship will be granted…

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Printable Holiday Cards Gift

Print out these cards for your friends and family this Holiday Season! What a year! 2020 has been full of challenges and new discoveries. Thank you for joining us, if you are a new member of our community. THANK YOU for sticking with us, if you are one of our loyal repeat students. Our gift to you is a pair of high resolution greeting cards,…

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Drawing Monsters: an exploration of the shadow

Artists throughout history have used monsters and mythological creatures to explore their inner worlds and experiment in a free and expressive way. by Heidy Weingartner Monsters have been popular mythical creatures for as long as humans have been telling stories. Mythology has used monsters to describe something or someone outside the bounds of acceptable form or behavior. Artists have also used monsters and mythological creatures…

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Portrait Painting Materials List

Each student can use whatever set of colours they prefer or already have, between acrylics, gouache or oil paints. Color set (either acrylics, oil or gouache): primary colors+black and white. Extra useful colors: yellow ochre, sap green, payne’s grey, burnt umber. Canvas paper block for color testing and sketches Canvas cardboards, 20×30 or smaller. Sketching paper + 4B/soft pencil Paper towels or scrap fabric for…

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Sketchbook Practice: Pastels&Pencils Materials List

Canson Mi teintes/Lana rough colored paper/Any dark tonal pastel paper cut to the size of your sketchbook page. Pastel set, either stick pastels, or dry pastels in pencil form like carbothello Normal colored pencils, it can be oil based like polychromos or any soft not dry kind + White pencil for highlights, same kind.  White tissue/silken paper to protect paintings Pastel blenders (those wrapped paper…

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Drawing the City of Berlin at Berlinische Galerie

The exhibition at Berlinische Galerie displays a special selection of more than 175 paper-based works portraying the city of Berlin from 1945 to today. by Heidy Weingartner The Berlin Drawing Room team and students had the opportunity to take a guided tour through the ‘Drawing the City’ exhibition at the Berlinische Galerie. The tour was led by Sophie Vidal, one of our regular workshop participants…

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Sketchbook Practice: Monsters – Materials List

Mixed Media/Watercolor Sketchbook, min A5 size, paper min 200 gsm Colors: either watercolors, pencils, inks, gouache, acrylics… whatever you already have and are comfortable using. Permanent black ink, can be bottle and brush or brush pen Old naturalistic/animal/national geographic magazines or random animal/landscape/flowers images printed for the web. Scissors Glue Pigment liners/pens for contour lines/markers.