DRAWING IN PEN, BRUSH AND INK

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Class #17443: Drawing in Pen, Brush and Ink
3 meetings: 2/19, 2/26, 3/5. Tues. 4:30pm-6:30pm
Tuition: $125 + $10 registration fee
Seattle: University of Washington
Minimum: 5. Maximum: 10. Enrolled so far: 2

In this class you’ll learn to use brush-pens, inking brushes, felt tip pens and nib pens to create striking high-contrast images. You’ll learn how to do feathering, hatching, cross-hatching, and more. Nils Osmar, instructor

 

DRAWING IN PEN, BRUSH AND INK


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In this class you’ll learn to use brush pens, inking brushes, felt tip pens and nib pens to create striking high-contrast images. You’ll learn how to do feathering, hatching, cross-hatching, and more.

Ink drawings can be striking and beautiful.  In this class you’ll learn to use brush pens, inking brushes, felt tip pens and nib pens to create striking high-contrast images. You’ll learn how to do feathering, hatching, cross-hatching, and more.

You’ll also learn how to use a synthetic watercolor brush that produces clean, beautiful fluid lines just like those of a sable brush (but costs twenty times less).



Seattle art classes, Drawing in Ink, ink bottle image 1ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:  Nils Osmar has made his living in the arts since the 1980s, and has taught both accredited and non-accredited classes in Seattle for over twenty years, through the University of Washington’s Experimental College, Antioch University’s Heritage Institute, Shoreline Community College, and Classesandworkshops.com.  His visual art classes and workshops include art classes, drawing classes, painting classes and more.  He has worked as a fine and commercial artist, and done book and magazine illustration, design, book covers and interiors. His artwork has been internationally published.

For a more Seattle drawing classes, see the Art Classes in Seattle page.


penbrush11111ABOUT THE MATERIALS:  A materials kit will be available to purchase in class. The cost is $35. It’s also fine to bring your own pens, brushes, brushpens and paper.


STUDENT COMMENTS

Great class, well organized. I wish you offered it more often… I’d actually take it again. – Jerry B., Seattle

Mr. Osmar was well organized, and he is an amazing artist. I came into the class brand new at working in ink. I won’t say I’m a polished artist now but I learned some things that I know will help me improve as I practice them. I will be signing up for his other classes in winter quarter. – Jean G., Kent

This is my fourth class…. they’re really fun. I love ink drawing and I loved that we had most of the day to draw. The information about materials and types of surfaces to ink on was very helpful. Thanks! – M.J. (Seattle)

The instructor’s artwork is incredible. And I can see a big improvement in my own inking after just one day. The class is solid and helpful. – Mel R., Seattle

Good times Nils, great class! – Dave I., Seattle

 

 

 

SEATTLE ART CLASSES

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STARTING IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER

  • Most classes meet on the University of Washington campus.

MEETS ON 11/21: PERSPECTIVE DRAWING


STARTS ON 11/23: AUDITIONING WORKSHOP


STARTS ON 11/23: FILMMAKING 101


STARTS ON 11/24: ACTING 101


STARTS ON 11/24: ACTING 102


STARTS ON 11/24: ACTING 103


STARTS ON 11/24: ACTING 104


STARTS ON 11/30: DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS


STARTS ON 12/2: WRITING SCIENCE FICTION


STARTS ON 12/14: VOICEOVER 102


STARTS ON 12/14: VOICEOVER 103

STARTING IN JANUARY 2020

  • This is a PARTIAL LIST of January 2020 classes.
  • More classes will be listed as they are scheduled by the instructors.
  • If the title is a LIVE LINK, you can sign up at any time.

STARTS ON JAN. 4: DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS


STARTS ON JAN. 4: CHARACTER ACTING

  • In this class, you’ll learn how to create a range of different character types, then choose four of them to perfect.
  • Sat. 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Jan. 4-Jan. 25, 2020
  • OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!
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STARTS ON JAN. 4: ACTING FOR THE CAMERA

  • Get some on-camera acting practice, and learn how to modify your performance when being filmed.
  • Four Saturdays. Jan. 4-Jan. 25, 2020. 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
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STARTS ON JAN. 5: ACTING 101

  • Learn how to create characters, memorize dialogue, and perform scenes in front of the class!
  • Sundays 12 p.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 5-Jan. 26, 2020
  • OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT!
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STARTS ON JAN. 5: ACTING 102

  • For students who have completed Acting 101 and would like to keep learning
  • Sundays 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Jan. 5-Jan. 26, 2020
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STARTS ON JAN. 5: ACTING 103


STARTS ON JAN. 5: ACTING 104


STARTS ON JAN. 5: VOICEOVER 101

  • Sundays 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Jan. 5-Jan. 26, 2020
  • WILL OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT SOON

STARTS ON JAN. 5: ACCENTS AND DIALECTS FOR ACTORS


STARTS ON JAN. 5: OIL PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS


STARTS ON JAN. 6: STAND-UP COMEDY

  • Three class meetings, then a performance in a comedy club!
  • Mondays 7 pm-10 pm. Jan. 6-Jan. 27, 2020
  • Showtime! Graduation Show: Jan. 27
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STARTS ON JAN. 8: ACTING 101


STARTS ON JAN. 9: SCREENWRITING 101


MEETS ON JAN. 14: DRAWING FACES AND PORTRAITS


MEETS ON JAN. 21: FIGURE DRAWING


MEETS ON JAN. 28: PERSPECTIVE DRAWING

  • A 1-NIGHT WONDER CLASS!
  • Meets on Tuesday January 28 – 6pm-8pm
  • WILL OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT SOON

STARTING IN FEBRUARY 2020

  • This is a PARTIAL LIST of February 2020 classes.
  • Courses are listed by START DATE.
  • More classes will be listed as they are scheduled by the instructors.
  • If the title is a LIVE LINK, you can sign up at any time.

STARTS FEB. 1: CARTOONING INTENSIVE


STARTS FEB. 1: VOICEOVER 101

  • Saturday 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Feb. 1-Feb. 22
  • Will open for enrollment soon

STARTS FEB. 1: ACCENTS FOR ACTORS

  • Saturday 1 pm.-3 p.m. Feb. 1-Feb. 22
  • Will open for enrollment soon

STARTS FEB. 1: AUDITIONING WORKSHOP

  • Saturday 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 1-Feb. 22
  • Will open for enrollment soon

STARTS FEB. 1: LET’S MAKE A MOVIE

  • Saturday 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 1-Feb. 22
  • Will open for enrollment soon

STARTS FEB. 2: ACTING 101

  • Sunday Feb. 2-Feb. 23. 12:30 pm-2:30 pm
  • Will open for enrollment soon

STARTS FEB. 2: ACTING 102

  • Sunday Feb. 2-Feb. 23. 3 pm-5 pm
  • Will open for enrollment soon

STARTS FEB. 2: ACTING 103

  • Sunday Feb. 2-Feb. 23. 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
  • Will open for enrollment soon

STARTS FEB. 2: ACTING 104

  • Sunday Feb. 2-Feb. 23. 10 am-12 pm
  • Will open for enrollment soon

STARTS FEB. 2: VOICEOVER 102

  • Sunday Feb. 2-Feb. 23. 10 am-12 pm
  • Will open for enrollment soon

STARTS FEB. 5: ACTING 102

  • Wed. Feb. 5-Feb. 26. 6 pm-8 pm
  • Will open for enrollment soon

STARTS FEB. 6: SCREENWRITING 102


STARTS FEB. 5: DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

  • Anyone can draw – this means you!
  • Tuesdays, 6 pm-8 pm Feb. 5-Feb. 17, 2020
  • Will open for enrollment soon

STARTS FEB. 23: SINGING FOR BEGINNERS

  • Sundays 2/23, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15. 12:30 pm-2:30 pm
  • Will open for enrollment soon

STARTS FEB. 23: MOVING TO THE MUSIC


STARTS FEB. 23: CHORAL SINGING FOR BEGINNERS

  • Sundays 2/23, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15. 3 PM-5 PM
  • Will open for enrollment soon

MEETS FEB. 29: FILMMAKING 101:
MAKING HIGH-QUALITY MOVIES ON A MICRO BUDGET

  • Saturday 2/29 only, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Will open for enrollment soon

 

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TODAY’S FEATURED CLASSES


DRAWING CLASSES – Short Course Descriptions!

  • For a quick OVERVIEW of our current and upcoming drawing classes, scroll down!
  • For more information, including dates and times, student comments, and information about the instructor(s), click the course titles!

DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

Anyone can draw… this means you! In this fun, step-by-step class, aimed at total beginners, we’ll work our way through a number of exercises designed to train your eye, hand and imagination to work together as a unit, or a team. Most students notice striking improvement as the class moves along. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


LEARN TO DRAW IN A DAY

A one-day version of our popular “Drawing for Absolute Beginners” class. You could spend your life trying to figure out drawing – or learn some basics that’ll make it a hundred times easier, in this class. Come join us to doodle, draw, have fun, and learn the basics of drawing in a day. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


COLORED PENCIL

Looking for a colored pencil class in Seattle that’s easy, step-by-step, and designed for total beginners? A class where you can learn how to draw in color using high quality pencils, in beautiful, vibrant hues?  Our Seattle colored pencil class is a good place to start. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


DRAWING FACES

In this fun, information-filled Seattle drawing class, you’ll learn how to draw men’s, women’s, and children’s faces; how to draw folks from different countries and cultures; how to draw facial angles and expressions; how to draw the features: ears, noses, eyes, eyebrows and mouths; how to catch a resemblance when drawing from a photo or life; how to draw hair – and much more!  You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


FIGURE DRAWING

In this Seattle figure drawing class, you’ll learn how to draw realistic human figures using an easy step-by-step method, even if you’ve never drawn before. Plus: how to draw hands and feet, how to show the figure in action, and how to draw both male and female figures. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Goes great with our DRAWING FACES class. Seattle: UW campus  


DRAWING IN INK

In this class you’ll learn to use brush-pens, inking brushes, felt tip pens and nib pens to create striking high-contrast images. You’ll learn how to do feathering, hatching, cross-hatching, and more. Offered every other quarter. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


PERSPECTIVE DRAWING

In this Perspective drawing workshop, you’ll learn the basics of one-, two- and three-point perspective, and how to use some easy principles to enhance the realism in your drawings or paintings, and create a sense of depth and spatial reality. Easy, step-by-step instruction that anyone can learn and benefit form, even if you are brand new to perspective. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


PAINTING CLASSES – Short Course Descriptions!

ACRYLIC PAINTING for BEGINNERS

In this fun introductory class, you’ll learn how to mix and blend colors in acrylics; how to use brushes to create a variety of textures and patterns; how to start with a loose sketch or idea, and turn it into a lovely painting you can take home with you or give to a friend; and more. You’ll have fun, get comfortable working with acrylics, and you’ll learn techniques you can practice to develop your painting skills further in the future. Seattle: UW campus 


COLORED PENCIL DRAWING for BEGINNERS

Looking for a colored pencil class in Seattle that’s easy, step-by-step, and designed for total beginners?  A class where you can learn how to draw in color using high quality pencils, in beautiful, vibrant hues? Our Colored Pencil for Beginners workshop is a good place to start. (This class usually meets at Artist and Craftsman Supply store, in the University District in Seattle)


OIL PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS

In this class, students will learn how to work with water-miscible oil paints, using an easy step-by-step method that will have you falling in love with oils. (Water-miscible paints clean up with water, so you don’t need turpentine or dangerous chemicals.) You’ll learn how to paint some simple and easy shapes; how to mix and blend colors; how to paint some simple objects and make them look three-dimensional; and more. Plus: an easy approach for painting trees, mountains, and flowers. Seattle: UW campus 


WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP

Looking for a Seattle watercolor class that’s open to everyone, even those who’ve never painted before? “Watercolor Workshop” is a pleasant introduction to watercolor painting for anyone who enjoys color and wants to experience the joy of watching a painting of your own happen. By the end of the class, students will take home a variety of vibrant, fun paintings that you have created for yourself.  Seattle: UW campus 

CARTOONING CLASSES: Short Course Descriptions

CARTOONING 101

Looking for a fun introductory class in cartooning? In this class, you’ll learn how to create your own cartoon characters and show them in action, even if you’ve never drawn before. Whether you’re interested in drawing “gag” panels, greeting cards, humorous illustrations, comic books or newspaper strips, or just exploring a fun and easy new art form to take a break from it all, this class will get you off to a good start. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus  


COMIC BOOK ILLUSTRATION

In this class, open to everyone, students will start out by learning how to draw realistically proportioned adult human figures in a simplified comic book style, then learn how to show them in action. We’ll practice drawing, shading and inking the figure and moving it around on the page.  You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class.  Seattle: UW campus  

 

OTHER ARTS AND CRAFTS – Short course descriptions

MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE

“Mixed Media Collage”is a great class for accomplished artists to unlock their creativity, and a wonderful introduction for beginning collage students as well. There is absolutely no experience required! No drawing skills needed at all!  No expensive tools to buy! Collage is a perfect way to get your creative feet wet. Note: There is a small materials fee payable to the instructor. 


COLORED PENCIL DRAWING

Looking for a colored pencil class in Seattle that’s easy, step-by-step, and designed for total beginners? A class where you can learn how to draw in color using high quality pencils, in beautiful, vibrant hues?  Our Seattle colored pencil class is a good place to start. You can bring your own drawing materials, or buy an inexpensive materials kit in class. Seattle: UW campus