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,…

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!

Sketchbook Practice Watercolor
Drawing | Painting | Watercolor

Sketchbook Practice Watercolor

The upcoming module of the yearlong Sketchbook Practice Workshop with G Caruso will be focused on watercolor. Find details HERE. Watercolor is a medium beloved for its immediacy and versatility. Centuries before the modern romantic age revival as a carnet de voyage (travel sketching) medium, watercolor was employed by old masters in their sketches. We will…

Botanical Watercolor Weed Diary
Botanical | Featured | Watercolor

Botanical Watercolor Weed Diary

For the first meeting of the Botanical Watercolor Workshop I would like each of you to collect a weed, or two, as your specimen. The more common and despised the weed, the better. Try to collect the entire plant, if possible. Also try to collect examples of every part of the plant that you can…

Watercolor

Figure Drawing Lockdown Supply List

Hi Everyone, Below you will find a list of recommended supplies for the Figure Drawing Workshop under lockdown. We understand that access to art supplies might be limited at this time, so if you are not able to obtain everything on the list don’t worry. For the first class paper and pencil will be sufficient….

Livestreaming Workshops FAQ
Botanical | Drawing | Featured | Mixed media | Painting | Printmaking | Watercolor

Livestreaming Workshops FAQ

Answers to some frequently asked questions from our international livestreaming participants regarding payment, participating, supplies, etc…

Painting on location and the practice of mindful observation
Drawing | Featured | Mixed media | Watercolor

Painting on location and the practice of mindful observation

Painting on location is a practice that requires mindfulness and kindness towards ourselves. What we put on paper may not always be perfect or satisfying to our inner critic, but the time we spend in communion with the beauty before us, our eyes wide open and receptive, is an invaluable gift.

Power Cage Exhibition
Watercolor

Power Cage Exhibition

Berlin Drawing Room instructor and founder Mira O’Brien will be exhibiting her artwork, as well as teaching two one-night workshops, within the exhibition Power Cage (22.11. – 07.12.19). Vernissage: November 22, 6-10pm.The interdisziplinary project “POWER CAGE – Experimentalraum Aquarium” will open with a concert by Tomoko Sauvage, who will present a sound work with underwater…