Drawing with Ink for Illustration 1M23
Age Group:Teens (17+), Adults
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
I took this class because I wanted to learn a new skill and get tips from a seasoned professional. I thought this class was excellent! I really enjoyed the slides showcasing other artists' work using the techniques to be taught that day.
I wanted to improve my pen drawing and liked that Jerel taught us how to use different pens and brushes and ultimately let us choose what we wanted to use for our bigger project.
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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:
Sable hair brushes