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Translucency in Pen & Ink live weekend (online)

Translucency in Pen & Ink live weekend (online)


This course looks at how to tackle a variety of transparent and translucent subjects: glass jars, lenses, plastic bags and water. It takes a systematic approach to these most challenging subjects, offering plenty of useful solutions to illustrating these in a variety of media, take part live online for our drawing weekend 6-7 March 2021. The course is made up of 2 parts, each of which should take you around 4-5 hours to complete. Everything is presented in logical steps that are easy to follow and also includes additional instructions for students who choose to work digitally.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

High quality course notes presented online (using prezi software) including lots of visual images and how-to videos. Zoom sessions 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-15:30 each day. In order that you can have the maximum benefit from this course, all course materials (including recordings of the zoom sessions) are available for you to refer to for up to 3 months after the end of the course.

What you will need

A good quality cartridge paper A4 sketchbook (140gsm or above), or loose sheets of cartridge paper, 2B pencils, rubber, pigment fine liners (or equivalent) in varying thicknesses, a small set of watercolours (or whatever coloured pencils/pens you already have in your art kit. A folio of images is provided for you to draw from but you would also benefit from being able to set up your own still life arrangements using jam jars or thick drinking glasses from your kitchen.


Debora Cane at Debora Cane Art

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users

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