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Getting Started with Pen, Ink & Markers

with Mary Jane Begin

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  •   01 Class Introduction

    06:19
  •   06 Demo: Surfaces for Colored Pens and Markers

    09:36

Class duration: 1h 14m

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About The Class

Start working with pen, ink and markers today!

Are you interested in drawing with pen, ink, and markers but not sure how to get started? In this course artist and illustrator, Mary Jane Begin will introduce you to pen, ink, and markers. This class is perfect for beginners looking to learn the basics of the medium in order to begin a drawing practice. By the end of this course you will be equipped with the know-how to start experimenting and drawing with pen, ink, and markers!

In this class you’ll learn:

  • All about the different types of pen, ink, and markers and how they work
  • Which supplies and papers to use when working with pen, ink, and markers
  • How to begin making simple marks and shapes to familiarize yourself with the medium



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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    06:19
  2. 02

    Demo: Pen Tools

    06:15
  3. 03

    Demo: Pen Tools & Paper Surfaces

    09:56
  4. 04

    Demo: Scratch Tools on Scratch Board

    17:53
  5. 05

    Demo: Color Pen & Marker Tools

    06:44
  6. 06

    Demo: Surfaces for Colored Pens and Markers

    09:36
  7. 07

    Demo: Marker Tonality

    06:28
  8. 08

    Demo: Build Color With Pens & Markers

    10:57

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Mary Jane Begin

As an award-winning illustrator and author of children’s picture books, a Rhode Island School of Design graduate and professor in the Illustration Department at RISD…Mary Jane feels INCREDIBLY lucky; she gets to do all the things that she loves to do ... read more

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