By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Use pen and ink for drawing
  • Use tonal washes with brush and ink
  • Combine line and wash techniques
  • Combine pen & ink with wax resist and watercolour washes and or coloured inks


Black Indian Ink, dip pen (drawing nib), drawing cartridge paper, watercolour paper, watercolour paints, brushes for ink (Chinese calligraphy brush is good) and for painting, palette if in doubt wait until your first class where your tutor can explain and show examples.

Next Steps

This course will provide you with a foundation of skills needed to progress to the Drawing & Painting courses at South Thames College.

Important information

All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.



Details for this course are being finalised for next year. Check back for updates on future start dates.

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