Learn to capture an urban scene with a limited palette in this art class preview with artist Allan Kirk (@tarnincolour). Join us for a lesson in painting an urban landscape using ink and three washes of watercolour.

Topics Covered:

  • Choosing two colours for your limited palette
  • Understanding the difference between being carefree and careless
  • Achieving depth with a dark foreground element
  • Simplifying the details of a scene
  • Marking the position of the sun

Here is the sketch outline here if you want to paint along!

In the Mini Workshop art class, Allan will teach:

  • Using ink from the start
  • Starting in the centre and working out
  • Understanding why the story is more important than the reality
  • Using three washes
  • Getting light from shadow
  • Knowing when to stop

Enrol in Allan's Mini Workshop (Enrol in our US$6.00 Mini Workshops)

Etchr Products mentioned:
Paper Block A4
Etchr Black Graphic Pen Collection: Set of 16

Jackson's Art Products mentioned:
Watercolour sable brushes in sizes 12, 8, 6, 4, 2 (rigger), and 1 (rigger) 
Watercolour paints - Ultramarine Blue and Raw Umber

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    - Etchr Studio Team


    • Ellie said:

      what a great lesson. excellent explanation and an overall fun session. thank you!

      October 03, 2021

    • Kathleen said:

      When you pay for the class, do you have access to it indefinitely?

      August 16, 2021

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