Ink Art Painting - Floral Abstract

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Course description

Learn to paint colourful Ink Art in Sydney.

Join this creative Floral Abstract Ink Painting workshop to experiment with colour and create your own large ink painting inspired by nature. No previous art skills are required.

Through a simple and inclusive approach, you will learn drawing skills and the basics of colour tones and colour combination. You will then build on your ink techniques by experimenting with colour theory and floral rendering styles.

Express your creativity as you learn about gradation, balancing detailed and quiet space, colour intensity and washes. A selection of colourful inks will be provided in class as well as paper sheets to experiment from and one A2 paper sheet per student for the final work.

Ideal for…

This course is ideal for beginners and students with some experience in ink painting

Course content
  • Introduction to contemporary ink painting
  • Tips for ink management and paper quality
  • Use of large and small brushes
  • Guidance through colour mixes, intensity and washes
  • Composition
  • Main principles of line drawing
  • Study of floral rendering
Learning outcomes

By the end of this Ink Art Painting class you will have

  • acquired basic to advanced drawing and ink painting skills
  • an understanding of tonal and bright colours used in ink painting
  • an understanding of composition
  • developed a personal visual flora lexicon
  • developed your creative potential to produce an A2 abstract ink floral painting.
Materials provided

Inks, paper, glue and gold leaf are included in the course fee.

Please bring your own:

  • apron
  • tissues
  • notebook and pen
  • White and black thin point pen
  • Taklon ink brushes (1 x small no. 2; 1 x medium no. 16; 1 x large (50mm wide)

You can buy pen and brushes online from these links:
White Thin Point Pen
Black Thin Point Pen
Taklon Round Brush no.2
Taklon Brush Medium no.16
Taklon Brush Flat large

Other information
  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes
  • Long hair must be tied back

Students are eligible for a 10% discount at:

  • Tillys Art Supplies, 661 Darling St, Rozelle ph. 9810 8309
  • Newtown Art Supplies, 15 Wilson St, Newtown ph. 9516 2339

* Eckersleys Art Supplies, 93 York St, 
Sydney NSW 2000 ph. 9299 4151

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Course testimonials:

  • Sofie has a lovely nature, relaxed and encouraged students to experiment with techniques. Composition review was excellent.