ONLINE: Drawing in Pen and Ink

ONLINE: Drawing in Pen and Ink (5 Weeks)

Level: MultiLevel

Price: LAC Members $170.00 / Non-Members $175.00

Class Description

Learn how to draw in ink – from line-drawing and shading with pens to creating rich ink washes. You will discover different value-building techniques, such as cross-hatching and stippling, and discuss how to draw complex textures and patterns. Prerequisite: First-Time Drawing or equivalent experience.

5-8 pmTuesday, May 12, 2020 to Tuesday, June 09, 2020Alex BoersmaClass Full

Student Information

This interactive online class is hosted via Zoom. Before your first class, please download Zoom (, and register your email address.

You will be emailed Zoom meeting instructions at least 1 day before the start of the class. This email will include a unique URL and your meeting code.

Classes that do not meet enrollment minimums will be canceled two days prior to the class start date.

All class times are CST


Supply List (all supplies can be ordered online from Blick):

- Sakura Pigma micron pens (variety of sizes, at least 005, 01, and 03)

- Speedball Crow Quill Dip Pen Holder # 102

- Speedball Crow Quill Dip Pen Nib, pkg of 2 (#102, 107)

- Dr. Ph. Martin’s Bombay India Ink (Black)

- Selection of watercolor brushes (at least one round size 6 and one large filbert/flat, I recommend the Princeton Select Value Brush Set 21

- Bristol Pad, Smooth, 9x12”

- A few sheets of cold press watercolor paper (I recommend Arches 140lb Cold Press paper, if you buy one 22x30” sheet, you can cut it up into smaller pieces that will be sufficient)

- Plastic well palette with at least 4 sections

- graphite pencil

- eraser


Optional items:

  • Graphite transfer paper
  • Tracing paper
  • White liquid acrylic
  • White gel pen
  • Water soluble pens (ex. Pilot precise V5)
  • Ball point pen
  • X-acto knife
  • Sand eraser
  • Masking fluid