Pen and Wash


Starting September 2020

Just Sew, 1, Poets Walk, Penrith CA11 7HJ

Wednesdays, 10.00am – 12.00pm



Sarah Colgate

This course is aimed at beginners and those with some experience and will be structured around demonstrations, set work and students’ own projects. Skills and confidence in the techniques of pen drawing, applying watercolour and ink washes. Pen and wash will also be combined with other media such as pastels, watercolour pencils, collage, etc. A variety of subjects will be covered.

Beginners and Improvers

If you wish to book a place on one or more course(s), please email, telephone or write to us to check there is a space available. Payment details will be given after which we shall hold your place for 3 days to allow you time to pay either by BACS or by cheque. For further details please see Booking.

These will include demonstrations by tutor; individual practice by student; instruction on a group and individual basis; question and answer, etc.

For the first session please bring watercolour paints, A3 cartridge drawing pad, good quality ‘Bockingford’ watercolour paper (size A4 140lb (300gsm), ‘NOT’ (or cold pressed) surface), a variety of soft nylon watercolour brushes, 2 large pots for water, drawing pen/biro, pencil (2B), note book, newspaper or plastic table cloth to protect table, apron or similar to protect clothes. Further equipment will be discussed at the first session.


Parking: nearest car park is Bluebell Lane Car Park, Brunswick Road, Penrith CA11 7LX The room is on the first floor accessible only by stairs. Tea and coffee provided.