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Pen and ink courses

Find pen and ink workshops with talented artist tutors around the UK. Explore ink as an art medium, used with paints, water or bleach. Re-discover the simple fountain pen as a tool for creativity.

£35
Online & Cambridgeshire
One day calligraphy workshops near Ely, Cambridgeshire, taught by a leading professional calligrapher, ANY scripts can be learned including the currently very popular 'modern' pointed pen calligraphy. suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, flexible dates, approximately fortnightly, no commitment beyond each workshop. Intensive tuition for longer periods eg 5 days or more, available on request. Small groups of 3-6. Individual tuition with plenty of demonstration. Long-standing Fellow of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts...
£170
Cumbria - Next course on 23rd May 2019
Gaynor Goffe is one of the UK's foremost calligraphers and teachers in the country; she has produced many Calligraphy books, and is able to turn her hand to any style of lettering including her own beautiful typeface (Hamada) as well as the currently popular modern scripts. She is teaching in Greystoke, Cumbria on Thu 23 & Fri 24th May 2019. Her last course here was attended by both beginners and experience calligraphers alike, each working...
£75
Worcestershire
Bev Milne is running a beginners sketchbook workshop. This would be ideal for those who lack confidence and would like to develop their artistic skills. The theme is based on nature. You may choose to work with seed heads, flowers, shells or birds. Through the course of the day you will experience: Drawing and sketching Printmaking Mixed Media Painting You will explore your chosen theme through line, shape and colour and experiment freely with materials...
£335
East Sussex - Next course on 4th June 2019
Learn the alchemy and processes involved in making your own set of watercolour and gouache paints. The roots, berries and minerals that we will be precipitating, grinding and binding, all have layered correspondences that link to the planetary archetypes. Using compasses and straight-edge we will create mandalas that also resonate with the planetary patterns. The symbolism and character of colour in different traditions will be explored as we apply our paints to patterns to reveal...
£18
Staffordshire
A relaxing arty evening with wine! Suitable from complete beginners to professionals. The monthly ‘theme’ is revealed when you arrive. Artwork samples are available to inspire you with lots of different media to experiment with! I’m available all evening to help & there is a cheese & biscuits break. Perfect art class for those unable to commit to regular class, & an unusual gift idea!
£75
Online
I am a professional artist and teacher who loves nothing more than travelling and collecting in my sketchbooks. I have taught 1000's of people on workshops, art holidays and in the classroom. I truly enjoy sharing the sketchbook techniques that I have learnt through the years, which have developed from my own collage paintings and observation drawing. In this course I will share with you these techniques using drawing and collage in concertina sketchbooks. In...
£17.5
Online & Cambridgeshire
Half day calligraphy workshops at my home near Ely, Cambs, all script including 'modern' pointed pen calligraphy, suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, flexible dates, approximately fortnightly, no commitment beyond each workshop. Small groups of 3-6. Individual tuition with plenty of demonstration. Well-known professional calligrapher, fellow of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society and the Society of Scribes & Illuminators. You can learn a script of your choice, experiment with scripts and work...
£55
Lothian
Release your inner creative on our Introduction to calligraphy workshop run by Edinburgh calligraphy artist Panna Chauhan. Calligraphy is an art form lasting over centuries. Even in its simplest form it can look beautiful, and it is an art form that can be learned...with patience. On the Introduction to calligraphy workshop you will begin by learning the basics of calligraphy including the different types of nibs, correct sizing of letters and how to hold the...
£75
Cumbria - Next course on 5th July 2019
Simon travels up once every year from his Dorset studio to take this class. Students may attend for any, either or all of the 1, 2 or 3 days he will be here and can choose whether they wish to paint a Wildilfe or Botanical illustration. He will demonstrate and teach in each subject each day as required. You will be painting and receive instruction in the illustrative use of watercolours and also gouache if...
£95
Greater London - Next course on 5th June 2019
Do you know your Baroque from your Bauhaus? In this survey of design and decorative style from the Renaissance to the Post-war period, learn how to look at objects with a connoisseur ‘s eye. By the end of the course you will be able to Recognise mainstream decorative trends in Western decorative art and design through visual analysis. Gain confidence in dating works of art through knowledge of key motifs and ideas Enrich your experience...