Pen and Ink Watercolour Wash Workshop with Jim Sears

Pen and Ink Watercolour Wash Workshop with Jim Sears

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Date: December 3rd, 2022

Time: 9:00AM - 3:30PM (with a 1/2 hour break for lunch)

Location: 7-5440 Argyle Street (Harbour Quay - between Salmonberry's and All Mex'd Up)


For beginners or intermediate. Experience with drawing and/or watercolour painting is an asset.

Explore some techniques and projects in watercolour and ink to expand on your artistic experience. Projects include landscapes and the use of techniques such as:

Ink Drawing

  • use of hatching and other shading techniques
  • use of ink to set up for the watercolour wash or add after watercolour paint


  • basic techniques with application on dry surfaces as well as wet on wet and blending and layering to create colour and translucence
  • use of masking techniques


  • general discussion
  • use of thumbnail sketches to set up the project
  • use of paintable acetate to look at options for the inclusion of highlights


Participants are responsible for bringing their own materials and a materials list will be sent to your email upon purchase.

If you have any mobility difficulties, please let us know in the notes of your purchase,  email us at, or call us at (250) 724-3412. As one of the potential workshop spaces may be upstairs from our gallery.