ONLINE: Drawing in Pen and Ink

ONLINE: Drawing in Pen and Ink (10 Weeks)

Level: MultiLevel

Price: LAC Members $370.00 / Non-Members $375.00

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.

6-9 pmMonday, April 05, 2021 to Monday, June 07, 2021Alex BoersmaRegister Online

Student Information

Blick U Link:

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)


- A single sheet of Canson vidalon vellum (

- Plastic well palette with at least 4 sections

- graphite pencil

- eraser


Optional items:

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

This interactive online class is presented via Zoom. Please download Zoom (, and register your email address prior to your first class.

You will be emailed Zoom meeting instructions, including a unique URL and meeting code to join the class at least 1 day before the start of the class. If you do not receive an email from your instructor or registered within 24 hours of the first scheduled class, please contact the front desk ASAP.

Class cancellations can happen if enrollment minimums are not met 2 days prior to the first class. If your class is canceled, you will be contacted via phone or email.

If your class comes with a required or optional kit:  All kits will be available for contactless pick-up the weekend prior to the session's start date. Please call before picking up to confirm that the kit is ready.