Artists Mediums Inc.
300 Cornerstone Drive
Williston Vermont Fine Art Supplies and Custom Picture Framing. Staffed by knowledgeable local artists.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-5, Closed Sunday www.VTmakeART.com
Walnut Ink Techniques Instructor: Kristin Richland Class date: Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 10:00am – 12:00 noon Skill level/age: Beginner to intermediate, age 16+ Sign up deadline: Friday, July 3rd Fee: $40 per person (plus materials)
The beautiful color and interesting properties of walnut ink makes it a must-have for every artist’s toolbox. In this two hour class students will explore painting, lifting and drawing techniques using walnut ink on a variety of papers and other surfaces. As time allows we will experiment with adding color and using mixed-media techniques.
Materials list: -Walnut Ink (Tom Norton brand) -1 Flat or Mop watercolor brush (1/2” or larger, 1.5” max) -1 Round watercolor brush w/ good point (size 4 min) -(Optional: 1 round bamboo Sumi brush) -Dip pen & nib(s) (nib size and style your choice) -1 or 2 Black Micron pens (01 or larger, brush tip ok too) -Drawing pencil (medium hardness) -White vinyl or kneaded eraser -Image references: bring photos and/or drawings from your sketchbook that you’d like to re-create using the walnut ink.
-Paper: provided in class (Feel free to bring extra, watercolor paper is best)