Intermediate Pen and Ink Techniques with Watercolor for Buildings and Landscapes with Ann Thomas

Fridays, October 2 (skip 9th), 16, 23, 30: 9:30 am-12 pm

This class offers in-depth concentration on composition, perspective, pen and watercolor techniques, and sketching outdoors (weather permitting). Now that you’ve become familiar with the beginning strokes and steps, treat yourself to time set aside for exploring and expanding your technique. Recommended for participants who have taken Ann’s introductory class in pen and watercolor; techniques shared in previous workshops will not be reviewed. Please bring images you’d like to work on with you to class. The supply list is available online.

$120 CCC Members / $144 Non-Members


Ann Thomas Supply List

All Pen and Ink Classes


Option One -Waterproof (felt tip) ink pens in several size tips, including a brush pen, a good one is Faber-Castell 4PITT Artist Pens, Black. OR

Option Two - any portable sketch pen with waterproof ink, there are some very nice fountain pens that I use for sketching – example: Lamy pen, Noodler, Platinum Carbon Ink Pen, and one of my favorites the Very Fine Waterproof Sharpie pen.

Sketch pad, a size you are comfortable using, not too small please! with paper heavy enough to accept watercolor. I use an inexpensive 90 lb paper sketch pad from Blick Art.

A few sheets of tracing paper

Soft pencils, sharpener and kneaded eraser

Portable water container

Small set of watercolors or watercolor pencils.  Watercolor brushes in several sizes, I use a # 6 and #10 round with fine tips, 1 or 2 brushes are sufficient.

Rags or paper towel for cleanup

Portable chair for onsite sketching

Students are encouraged to bring any photos they would like help in developing and to work on in case of inclement weather.

I encourage students to bring the tools they already have and are comfortable working with. This is a very portable class, and the media we use should be quick drying and easy to carry.

Intermediate Pen and Ink Techniques Watercolor for Buildings & Landscapes 10/2

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    W62 N546 Washington Avenue

    Cedarburg, WI  53012



    12 pm to 4 pm