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Sun, Apr 07


1297-1299 High St

Ink Day with Malvern Artists Society

Join us for this great day of abstract ink painting with artist Sofie Dieu. Open to beginners and advanced artists alike, you will experiment with many techniques, various paper qualities and different tools. A workshop not to be missed!

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Ink Day with Malvern Artists Society
Ink Day with Malvern Artists Society

Time & Location

Apr 07, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

1297-1299 High St, 1297-1299 High St, Malvern VIC 3144, Australia

About the event

In this workshop, you will be introduced to the main principles of ink painting and will learn the central role of water to compose a balanced artwork.

In the morning, you will discover ‘wet on wet’ and ‘wet on dry’ techniques, and will experiment through layering effects to create light and darkness. You will also discover various texture rendering techniques to add depth and value to your art.

In the afternoon, you will be introduced to gold leaf and white ink detailing. You will also create your own art work(s). A short exhibition will be organised by the end of the workshop, for everyone to enjoy each others’ work

This workshop also includes tips for ink management, brush and paper qualities, how to use negative and positive space efficiently.

By the end of the 6 hours workshop you will have produced:

- a series of techniques on an A4 watercolour paper (to which you will be able to refer to in the future)

- one A5 practice work, on supplied watercolour paper, to experiment with the newly learned techniques

- two A3 paintings (or more if you are prolific!) with your own art.


- Chinese ink and acrylic ink

- Bamboo pen

- Feather pen

- Some brushes

- A5 watercolour paper

- Gold leaf and gold leaf glue

- White ink and white ink pen


- 1 x A4 and 2 (or more if desired) A3 watercolour paper sheets

- 3 x size 2 or 3 brush (1 for ink, 1 for glue, 1 for white ink), 1 large brush (for water)

- apron, rags, absorbant towel paper, newspaper to protect their working surface

- 1 x large container for water and 1 x as small as you can find container for ink

- lunch


  • Ink at Malvern Artists' Scty

    IMPORTANT Cancellation is available for a full refund up before the 22nd of March 2019. Between the 22-29/03/19, 50% refund only. No refund is available after the 29/03/19

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