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Drawing with Ink for Illustration 1M22

Age Group: 

Develop techniques and skills using a variety of ink media to draw both the realistic and the fanciful. Shade with traditional pen and ink hatching. Create dynamic, bold visions with brush and develop rich, vibrant renderings with ink washes. This is an intermediate class; some life and figure drawing experience are recommended.

Limit 8 students

Jerel Dye

Jerel Dye makes drawings, illustrations, books, video and new media performance. His art has appeared in children’s books, comics, animation and exhibitions throughout New England. He is developing his first graphic novel.

Jerel works as Media Arts Manager for Grassroots International and as a freelance illustrator. He earned his BFA at UMass Dartmouth and his MFA at Massachusetts College of Art & Design.

Drawing, Comics, Cartoon, Graphic Narrative
Materials to bring to class:

Sketchbook 9” x 12” or larger




Bristol pad 9” x 12” or larger


The following materials will be discussed during class:

Black ink

Sable hair brushes

Dip pens

Technical pens