Be Masterful!

Learn to make stunning drawing, painting, sculptures, and more — all at your own pace.

Video lessons » Drawing

Techniques for Drawing with Fountain Pen and Wash with Glenn Vilppu

Techniques for Drawing with Fountain Pen and Wash
Master Fountain Pen Sketching! Learn to create painterly sketches in pen and ink wash

Ready to watch the whole lesson?

Become a member and get unlimited access to the entire New Masters Academy library

  • Lesson details
  • Transcript
Instructor
Glenn Vilppu
Subjects
Drawing
Topics
Human Figure
Mediums
Pen, Water Brush
Duration
1h 29s

In this video lesson, world-famous artist and instructor Glenn Vilppu teaches you a variety of drawing techniques using the fountain pen and waterbrush. A normally intimidating medium for an artist, Glenn demonstrates how to sketch directly in pen or work into an existing pencil drawing. You will also learn how you can use your wash to lay down quick tones and shadow areas, as well as to erase existing ink lines.

 

Materials

  • Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencil – Sanguine
  • Tombow Mono Professional Drawing Pencil – 3B
  • Namiki Pilot Vanishing Point Fountain Pen
  • Namiki Pilot Falcom Fountain Pen
  • Water-Soluble Writing Ink Cartridges
  • Waterbrush
2223 views

Discuss this video in the forums!

Discuss