Introduction to Ink (Recording)
Presenting "Inking: An Introduction," a 6-part Workshop series to introduce you to the world of inking, designed and taught by award-winning illustrator Mark Brewer (The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek).
This in-depth series will take you from being a total beginner to feeling confident about inking your own original drawings. Through these lessons on how to use various inking tools and identify the types of ink and paper, along with demonstrations and examples, you will be fully immersed in learning this medium. With time and practice, you’ll quickly develop your own style and approach to inking.
Mini Workshop Topics:
Introduction to Ink 1: Inking with Dip Pens - Look at the various types of nibs used with dip pen holders and learn how to choose the right nib for your drawing
Introduction to Ink 2: Fountain Pen Fundamentals - Learn the parts of a fountain pen including filling, cleaning, troubleshooting, and preparing a new nib for inking
Introduction to Ink 3: Inking with a Fountain Pen - Discover different types of fountain pen nibs and the various lines you can create with these to further define your style
Introduction to Ink 4: Inking with a Brush - Learn how to use a brush for inking to achieve varying line sizes, identify the differences between various brushes, and practice how to use a brush for ink
Introduction to Ink 5: Inks and Papers for Pens and Brushes - Discover the various types of inks and papers used with fountain pens, dip pens, and brushes, their similarities and differences, and how these affect your finished drawings
Introduction to Ink 6: Inking Techniques: Drop Shadows, Stippling, and Cross Hatching - Explore the various types of techniques used in inking such as crosshatches, drop shadows, and stippling to define the character of your drawings
Every Workshop Recording will run for approximately 60 minutes.
Note: The purchase of each individual product gives you access to that workshop alone, not the full series.
Purchase this video now and a downloadable PDF containing important details will be sent to you via email.
*Recordings of each Workshops will be available once the session has taken place.
Additional materials are listed in the PDF you'll receive upon purchase.
- Pen holder (either regular and/or crow quill) and nib(s) of your choice
- Black ink well for dipping
- Fountain pen(s)
- Black ink specifically made for fountain pens
- Scrap paper
- Container of water for rinsing
- Pencil & eraser
- Paper towel
- Hot press (smooth) watercolour paper (suggested: 140 lb/300gsm)
- White gel pen (optional)
- Hair dryer (optional)
If you don’t love it, it’s free.
If you’re not happy, we’re not happy. That’s why if you don’t love this Mini Workshop or Class as much as we know you will, we will give you your money back.