with Matt Rota
Online Class

Mixed Media: Pen, Ink & Watercolor

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Overview

Explore fun, approachable exercises with guidance from professional illustrator Matt Rota and discover the thrill of creating a composition and completing it with color, texture and contrast. Learn to use a pen and nib to create a variety of marks and line widths, each with its own visual language. Add the brush to create washes, tones, and drybrush textures, then add watercolor to the mix to lead the viewer's eye into compelling atmospheric space. Master these fundamental techniques and more while you discover the secrets to successful still lifes, portraits and landscapes!

Details

  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 3h8m

Included in this Class

1. Getting Started
18m

1. Getting Started

Meet Matt Rota and learn about pens, ink and brushes and how to handle them. He'll also help you avoid some common mistakes.

2. Line
27m

2. Line

Discover the line variation and mark-making possibilities of pen and ink as you define a sketch with inked contour lines.

3. Value & Tone With Pen
26m

3. Value & Tone With Pen

Learn to build form and dimension with hatching and crosshatching. Choose to work from Rota's provided portrait or use your own.

1. Getting Started
18m

1. Getting Started

2. Line
27m

2. Line

3. Value & Tone With Pen
26m

3. Value & Tone With Pen

4. Value & Tone With Brush
18m

4. Value & Tone With Brush

5. Exploring Depth
35m

5. Exploring Depth

6. Watercolor Wash
29m

6. Watercolor Wash