Ink Art Workshop - Short Courses Sydney

Ink Art Workshop

What you'll learn

Learn to create ink art with our painting short courses in Sydney!

Ink art is a popular technique using fast-drying alcohol inks to create abstract art pieces. With a wide range of colours available, you can create vibrant marbled effects, bold washes and ethereal details.

Perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to paint with alcohol ink, this workshop will guide you through a series of structured exercises to introduce you to the basic techniques - including fading, whispy, bubbles and texture.

You will take home your practice pieces and a unique ink painting on a dedicated art canvas, ready to hang on your wall.

Come along to unleash a new creative skill and represent your world through textures and light.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this ink art workshop, you should have:

  • Acquired a basic understanding of alcohol inks
  • Developed your own style and creative potential
  • Learned about composition in abstract art
  • Learned how to use negative and positive spaces to create harmony and contrast
  • Developed different ink painting techniques
  • Produced an ink painting on Yupo paper
  • Produced an ink artwork on 40cm canvas
  • Understand the basics of resin coating on AI

Course content

What will be covered in this ink art workshop?

  • What are alcohol inks (AI)?
  • Safety when working with AI
  • What surfaces are best suited for AI painting?
  • Use of tools such as brushes, hairdryer, straws, ink pens, heat gun
  • Techniques to achieve different effects
  • Stencil work and decorate your piece
  • Sealing your work including a brief introduction to resin

Intended audience

Who is this ink art workshop for?

This workshop is for beginners and people who have some painting experience, looking to explore new mediums and techniques.

Course materials

Materials provided

  • Alcohol inks
  • Yupo paper
  • Primed art canvas
  • All tools for creating techniques
  • PPE

What to bring to class

  • An apron
  • Notebook and pen
  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes
  • Long hair must be tied back

Additional information

Please note the following:

Important: This workshop is not suitable for pregnant women or anyone under 16 years. You will be using alcohol inks and even with a mask, you will be exposed to the vapour. We provide one disposable P2 vapour mask per student, included in the workshop fee. You may prefer to bring your own vapour mask, available from hardware stores. If you feel concerned, please discuss this with your GP before attending the workshop.

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