Elements of Pen & Ink and Wash at Somers Library

Event Type: Adult Program
Date: 3/10/2017, 3/17/2017, 3/24/2017, 3/31/2017
Start Time: 12:30 PM
End Time: 2:30 PM

Description:

 This four day workshop will focus on the traditional elements of pen & ink and its combination with wash. Black India and other waterproof inks are permanent in nature. This, together with the low cost and ease of reproduction, continue to make it a popular medium for commercial illustrations and architectural renderings.
Because the pen is essentially a linear tool, it can only delineate small areas that must be carefully planned. However, when combined with wash (diluted ink) or watercolor, it becomes tinted or painted drawing, capable of covering larger areas. Hatching, cross-hatching, stippling and wash will all be presented so that students may develop a personal style.

Materials List
Waterproof black India ink
Speedball sketching kit with pen nibs and holder
# 8 or 10 Winsor-Newton watercolor brush
Watercolor tubes: burnt umber/sienna,  yellow ochre, ultramarine blue
#2B and #3B Derwent or Staedtler graphic pencil
Kneaded rubber eraser
Pencil/ink combination eraser
Drawing board (18”x24”) - optional
Bottle holder
Blotting paper and cloth
Art supplies box
Recommended papers (choose one of the following):
Strathmore 11”x14”medium drawing pad/ Aquabee heavyweight drawing paper 11”x14”
Cold pressed watercolor block 11”x14”
Any drawing paper that will accept pen, pencil and wet media
The following are only needed for architectural subjects (optional):
Draftsman’s erasing shield - Draftsman’s ruler with ink lip - Draftsman’s clear triangle with ink lip


Location: Program Room
Presenter: Professor Mark Cassata
Status: Openings
Please Note
  • Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.
Contact Information
  1. Somers Library
  2. 9142325717
  3. somers@wlsmail.org
Fri, March 24
12:30 pm — 12:30 pm
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Event Type: Adult Program
Date: 3/10/2017, 3/17/2017, 3/24/2017, 3/31/2017
Start Time: 12:30 PM
End Time: 2:30 PM

Description:

This four day workshop will focus on the traditional elements of pen & ink and its combination with wash. Black India and other waterproof inks are permanent in nature. This, together with the low cost and ease of reproduction, ...

80 Primrose Street, Route 139 & Reis Park Somers, NY 10589

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