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INK! - ALL / SCI124

Saturday, 17 February '24   2 days
Browne School of Art, 194 Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, 1021
6 spaces available
INK! - ALL / SCI124


Course Code: SCI124
Tutor: Zoë Nash
When: Sat & Sun 10.00am - 4.00pm
Dates: 17 & 18 Feb 2024
Maximum Enrolment: 12

Cost: $225

This weekend workshop focuses entirely on working with ink. Learn a wide range of ink applications and techniques including working with resists and diluents, additions, removals, the effects of different surfaces, wet on wet, and working with pen and ink. We also explore how to make a range of more innovative and experimental marks with ink using some unexpected drawing tools. Students will also be introduced to a range of contemporary artists who use ink in a variety of inspiring and exciting ways.

Day 1 gives students the opportunity to work on a series of group exercises helping develop confidence. We then work towards the development of a self-directed project to be completed on Day 2. Students receive ongoing feedback as they make their work, and will come away with extra momentum and enthusiasm to continue their creative practice beyond the classroom.

Suitable for any level of experience.


A basic kit of materials to get you up and going is listed here. Specialist art shops are the best
option and will provide student discounts if you mention that you are attending the school.
Recommended stores are:
• Studio Art Supplies – Crummer Road, Grey Lynn.
• The French Art Shop – Taylors Road, Morningside
• Gordon Harris – Gillies Avenue, Newmarket and Symonds Street, Auckland Central
• Takapuna Art Supplies – Takapuna

Small bottle Indian Ink (eg 30ml Sennelier)
A 30ml ink (shellac or pigment based) in a colour of your choice
Dip pen and 2–3 variations of nib/OR 2-3 ink pens such as fine point Sharpies, writing pens or biros
Small, round, pointed brush
Flat brush (approx 2-4cm wide)
A pad of A5 wet-strength/watercolour paper (min. 8 sheets)
Low tack masking tape (lilac)
Good quality drawing paper (can be purchased at BSA)

Additional coloured ink/s
A3 and A2 wet strength and cartridge paper (can be purchased at BSA)
Old toothbrush
A large feather
Alcohol ink/s and Yupo paper or high gloss photocopy paper
Larger size watercolour paper if desired (can be purchased at BSA)

We will supply
Additional drawing tools
Handy towel
Indian ink (in addition to your own)
Shellac and/or white acrylic paint (if time)

This list is a general guide only.
At Browne School of Art, we also have a selection of basic materials available for purchase:
Paper in A1 - A2 sheets, newsprint, cartridge, sugar grey, wet strength, bulldog clips, pencils
charcoal, erasers, white chalk, black ink.



Standard Booking

Available until Sat 17 Feb 10am
Online payment includes payment fee of 2.9% + NZ$0.30. Offline payment details on confirmation page.

Standard Booking + $10.00 BSA Student Fund - Donation

Available until Sat 17 Feb 10am
A $10 donation will go to our BSA Student Fund - helping those who are unwaged or under financial hardship (with a Community Services Card) to attend our courses.


Browne School of Art
194 Great North Road
Grey Lynn