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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...
£80
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 6th July 2019
This introduction to modern calligraphy will teach you how to create beautiful letters with a nib and ink. This course will introduce you to the basics of modern calligraphy, starting with the tools and strokes then leading on to the modern calligraphy alphabet. Once you have built up confidence with the alphabet we will move on to joining the letters to create seamless words. The day will end with a couple of projects putting your...
£80
Hertfordshire - Next course on 8th June 2019
4 Week Course - 8th/15th/22nd/29th June An introduction to painting, focusing on differing approaches to observational and imaginative work. The children will learn how to organise a palette, mix colours and create different textures, as well as understanding the colour wheel. Each week the children will learn about different types of paints and how they are used, what paper they are used on, and how you can apply them. They will also experiment with a...
£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...
£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...
£225
Oxfordshire
SUMMER TERM - A 10 Week Course ​ Term starts Thursday 25th April 2019 (Half Term: Thursday 30th May 2019) Last day of term: Thursday 4th July 2019 (please note, this date might be affected by the Henley Regatta) 2pm - 4.15pm ​ These classes are designed to be a fun way to get into or even back into the practice of drawing from life - one of the fundamental cornerstones of all artistic practice....
£17.50
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...