About the Technique

Pens have proven to be a versatile art medium for professional artists as well as amateur doodlers. Pen artwork created over the years have been favorably compared to art created using traditional art mediums. This technique uses real-life objects and patterns to bring stories to life. It also uses different storylines using various traditional and contemporary patterns and natural elements. Experience something unique, yet realistic!

About the Workshop

In this session, we will narrate stories using illustrations drawn with a pen. You will learn to create different storylines using various patterns and elements.
The end product will be your own illustration of a story using the elements you want to bring to life through your artwork.

The colours in the palette

Elements you will learn

You are going to learn to create illustrations on different storylines. The storylines can be anything of your choice such as Christmas themed stories. It will improve your imagination and creativity.

Who is this workshop “just right” for?

  • Beginner friendly workshop: ‍Step-by-step narration with closeups on all the details, so you feel confident in the process from start to finish.
  • For age groups 10 and above.

The Picasso of the show

About the Artist

Arshia Khanna

@khannaarshia

She is currently pursuing BSc Digital Arts Computing from Goldsmiths University of London. Her fascination towards art started at a very young age when she began noticing colors and attaching meaning to them. For her, art is an expression of her thoughts and a way to communicate with people.

Materials required for the session

  • Paper (100 - 300gsm)
  • Pen (any color and any size)
  • Basic stationary (eraser, pencil, sharpener)
  • Acrylic/ watercolor paints (Optional)

Pre-requisites / preparation prior to the workshop

  • Think of a storyline ahead of the session based on which you will make your illustration. 
  • The storyline can be based on any theme such as Christmas themes, Traditional themes, etc.

The scope of creativity

Further prospects and application of what you will be learning

This workshop will help you to bring any story to life. The basic methods and techniques learnt in the workshop can be implemented in future to create various other artworks.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn!

  • More like a classroom

    Being a replay of an actual live workshop, where students interacted with the instructor, it will give you more of a classroom experience.

  • Longer durations and better creations

    Workshops are longer in length due to the profound focus on the art which in turn facilitates better output from the learners.

  • Get in touch with the artist

    You can get in touch with the artist through Instagram, and get clarifications & comments on your artwork!