Intermediate | 3 hours
Taught by Lisa Congdon
For this daily challenge, fine artist, illustrator and author Lisa Congdon embraces all things ink-y! Whether you like to create detailed drawings with Micron pens or paint lush washes with India inks, Lisa shows you how to explore a variety of themes and mediums every day for a whole month. Lisa’s teaching style will help you simplify shapes and objects, distilling their most graphic elements with your unique marks and strokes. As you work your way through the challenge, Lisa provides fun daily prompts, focusing on nature, silhouettes, flowers and faces, building more techniques. Be sure to post your creations on social media using #creativebug #CBinktober and #inktober!
Learn how to:
  • Work with acrylic inks and India Inks
  • Combine drawing and painting techniques
  • Render a variety of natural objects, geometric shapes and facial features
  • Work quickly, re-creating objects from memory
 
What You'll Get:
  • A full month of daily challenge lessons, aimed to help you create art with ink in its various forms.
  • 31 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Lisa Congdon
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
 
Chapters
Inktober
01:00
02:22
05:35
07:36
05:58
07:42
07:27
05:48
06:40
03:54
05:23
07:27
03:46
05:28
03:33
05:51
04:23
04:35
05:54
04:34
05:55
04:50
05:25
04:51
06:37
08:03
04:50
04:25
06:34
04:18
06:16
08:58
07:04
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 5” x 7” Shizen watercolor paper
  • Micron 03 pens
  • 7mm Posca Paint Pen in white (or gel pen)
  • Palette for mixing ink
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Acrylic ink – Lisa uses Amsterdam acrylic ink in the following colors: Naples, yellow deep, olive green light, vermillion
  • India ink – Lisa uses Bombay India ink the following colors: black, teal, magenta, golden yellow, white, blue, brown
  • Brushes – Lisa uses a variety of craft paintbrushes, including the following Protege brand brushes: #6 Flat Shader, #2 Shader, #3 Round, ¼” Angular Shader, #3/0 Round, 1/2" Flat
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