An Interview with Ali Fitzgerald
Drawing | Featured

An Interview with Ali Fitzgerald

I interviewed Ali on her return to Berlin from her residency in France. I was curious about her personal relationship with her visual storytelling, how she brings together the written word and visual image, then how she passes on this wonderful knowledge as a tool for her students. I found her deep connection from mind…

Dynamic Anatomy Supply List
Drawing

Dynamic Anatomy Supply List

 • Light Tracing Paper   • Colored pencils or colored pigment liners/tratto pens 0.1/0.3. One or the other, depending on personal preference. + white pencil • Toned sketching paper/kraft paper/ recycled paper bags

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…

Drawing | Mixed media | Watercolor

Sketchbook Practice 2020 – A Virtual Exhibition

Visit out virtual gallery and take a look at some of the works that our students made during the workshop in the last year.

Scholarship: Figure Drawing & Painting
Drawing | 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…

Figure Up Exhibition at BcmA: Exploring Figurative Art
Drawing | Mixed media

Figure Up Exhibition at BcmA: Exploring Figurative Art

“The drawings are representational, descriptive and the emphasis is on the figure. Referencing film, novels, popular music, fashion, cartoons, and contemporary forms of social media…”

Drawing Monsters: an exploration of the shadow
Custom | Drawing | Featured | Mixed media

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…

Drawing the City of Berlin at Berlinische Galerie
Custom | Drawing | Featured | Mixed media | Printmaking

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…

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…

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,…