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A Workshop using Indian Ink

with Jenny Hill





The aim of the workshop is to discover ways of using ink in a wide range of subject matter to produce ink application samples and various studies.


Activities will include using familiar and not so usual techniques, applied with brush, sponge, sticks and other materials for development of tone, texture and line.

Tea and coffee available on the day but bring a packed lunch


Date: Saturday, 14 October 2017

Time: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm

Venue: Stondon Massey, Village Hall, CM15 0LE

Cost to members: £25 (Non members £28)


– open to non-members from Saturday, 16 September 2017, non-members can go on a ‘waiting list’ before this date by contacting Susan Hart by e-mail.


To book a place on this Workshop, please pay by cash or cheque to Ongar Art Society at the monthly meeting or post a cheque to Susan Hart.

(Please include your address, e-mail address and telephone number.)  


Workshop Organisers:- Susan Hart:

Sue Simpson:


Workshop Requirements


Materials supplied by the tutor for use in the session - Indian ink, watercolour paint, pencils, chalk, A6 watercolour paper for samples, light and heavier paper to try out for surfaces and absorbency, visual references.


Equipment supplied - A selection of brushes, sticks/canes, small post to hold ink dilutions, sponges.


Materials/Equipment to be supplied by Society members for the session:

Aprons – Indian ink is permanent

A range of paper, some recycled (may be packaging), brushes (not precious), sticks/canes – find and shape your own to get an understanding of what works , materials that make a mark or imprint, dip pens if available or wanted.

Newspaper to cover tables, kitchen paper roll, water pots, any small dish/pot to hold ink dilutions.


Please bring a collection of small containers in addition to those brought by Jenny H, tutor. Jenny H reuses hers so they need to be washed up but ‘throw away small containers’ can also be used on the day.


Sketchbooks – there is an option for society members to rework an artwork/sketch made at an earlier time or bring along natural or manufactured objects to draw.


The course starts at 10.00 am but allow enough time beforehand to set up your workplace for the day.



Last Workshop:

Impressionistic Animals in Acrylic Paint

with Marie Antoniou

Which was held on Saturday 24 June 2017

Go to the Gallery page to see some of the paintings produced.

Please let us have your views on any subject you would like for future workshops.

Are there any particular techniques you would like to brush up on?

Any particular subjects you would like help tackling?

Any workshops that others have recommended?


Our workshops are held at Stondon Massey village hall. See map below.

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