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"The Ink & Wash Mini-class has four fully-illustrated lessons -- inspiration, information, tips, demos, exercises and videos, plus a BONUS of links and/or other resources."

We'll explore:

• Materials and Supplies
• Fountain Pens
• Disposables
• Brush Pens

• Waterbrushes
• Papers
• Bottled Inks
• Waterproof or Water-Soluble
• Which to Use First, Ink or Watercolor
• Textures
• Elements of Landscape
• People and Places
• Travel Sketching
• Urban Sketching
• Aerial and Linear Perspective
• ... and MORE!

PLUS the step-by-step demos, inspirations, tips, notes, links and videos you've come to expect!

You'll learn how to choose the tools and approaches that best fit YOU, or discover new ones you'll love. You'll have plenty of chance to try them out.

Mini-videos in every lesson explore right along with you, demonstrating the ideas or techniques.

And best of all, this is at your convenience, in your own time.

The lessons will be there, whenever YOU want them.

You'll have a blast! And, with any class, online or otherwise, you'll get out of the lessons what you put into them. Judging from the enthusiasm level of most of my students, that's a lot!

Notes: The lesson will be automatically delivered to the email address you sign up with. Whatever address you use for PayPal, be sure to check, that's where your lessons will be sent.

Classes will be delivered once a week, for four (4) weeks, each one 7 days after the last.

System Requirements: Lessons are in PDF format and Adobe Reader X is required. Whatever device you use to view the lessons must meet Adobe Reader's system requirements.

All this for $30!

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Quick Sketching 2 builds on Quick Sketching 1, but it can also stand alone, if you like.

Find Quick Sketching 1 here.
Find Quick Sketching 2 here.
Find Quick Sketching in Color here.
Find Ink & Wash Mini-Class here.
Find Watercolors Pencils Mini-Class here.
Find Keeping an Artist's Journal Mini-Class here.

Check the Great Feedback on Mini-Classes!

Future offerings may include:

• Sketching in Nature
• Drawing People
• Plein Air Painting
• Watercolor Basics
• Watercolor Textures
• 80+ Creativity Prompts

If you are interested in any of our interactive classes, please feel free to ask to be on our waiting list. You can write me at kate@cathyjohnson.info. If you want to know about upcoming mini-classes, just fill out the form on this page.


Lesson 1

• Why Ink & Wash?
• Get the Lead Out?
• Working with Ink and Watercolor -
• Fountain Pens
• Disposables - Fiber Tipped
• Ballpoints and Gel Pens
• Water-soluble or Waterproof?
• Exercises
• Tips
• Demos
• Videos
• Links

Lesson 2

• Planning and Intent
• Colors
• Exploring Dip Pens
• Brush Pens
• Bottle Inks
• Before or After?
• Textures
• Waterbrushes
• Paper Matters
• Exercises
• Tips
• Demos
• Videos
• Links

Lesson 3

• Travel Sketching and Working
On the Spot
• Colored Ink
• Finding a Point of View
• Keep it Simple, Keep it Light
• Be Prepared!
• Elements of Landscape
• Distance, Depth & Aerial
• Sketching from the Plane Window
• Focal Point
• Gridding
• People and Places
• Travel Notes Today
• Exercises
• Tips
• Demos
• Videos
• Links

Lesson 4

• Out & About
• Time is of the Essence
• How to Simplify?
• Watercolor First
• Ink First
• Try a New Perspective
• Out & About - Aerial Perspective
• Try Toned Paper
• Ink, Coffee, Tea, Wine
• Buildings in Landscape
• Urban Sketching
• Reportage Drawing
• Safety Tips for Urban and
Travel Sketching
• Exercises
• Tips
• Demos
• Videos
• Links