Online Mixed Media Workshop

This workshop takes a process-based approach to drawing; expanding its definition to anything that can be done to a piece of paper.
What's included
Recordings from each session to watch later.
Team events and private groups
Also available as a private group Event.

Class description

Please note that this course takes place on five consecutive Wednesdays and takes from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. 

Ink rollers, glue, scissors and paint: yes these tools can be used to create drawings! This workshop takes a process-based approach to drawing; expanding its definition to anything that can be done on a piece of paper. During hands-on exercises, you will learn how to combine different mediums within one composition.

Techniques such as collage, monoprint, frottage, as well as a mix of wet and dry mediums such as ink, charcoal and pastel, will be introduced through specific guided exercises during each class.

We will discuss movements and artists who focused on collage and mixed media drawing as their primary visual expression, from the early 20th Century up to the contemporary. This approach to image-making includes free association, randomness and chance and a fascination with the subconscious. We will embrace this approach by looking at artists that use these tools for more personal ends, bringing notions of self-expression and subjectivity into the picture.

Anita Kroo is a contemporary mixed media artist, and she will draw from her own studio practice while teaching this workshop. Her direct approach to drawing has been earned through years of experience, but she is ready to share her process with you!

Supply List: 

  • Black ink
  • pencils
  • graphite stick
  • a few colors of oil pastels
  • a few watercolor or ink brushes
  • scissors
  • basic glue
  • A3(30x40cm) sketchbook drawing paper
  • sheets of watercolor paper A3 or larger(50x70cm)

Our Online Workshop Format:

  • Livestreaming classes take place via online video conference (using Zoom). The instructor conducts live demos with step-by-step instructions so that you can work together in real-time. You also have the opportunity to ask questions and get feedback during class time.
  • We keep class sizes small, and the atmosphere is interactive and supportive.
  • Finish exercises or practice at your own pace, at home, outside of class time.
  • Receive individual feedback on your completed work, and exchange comments and questions with the instructor and your fellow workshop participants in an encouraging environment.
  • Find supplemental material and watch the progress of other participants by visiting the workshop Dropbox folder in between classes.
  • Recordings from each week’s live-streaming session are available in case you miss a class or want to review a demo.

Details to remember

What to bring?

Just be in a good mood, a stable internet connection and all materials listed in the supply list above. 

What is included?

Recordings from each week’s live-streaming session are available in case you miss a class or want to review a demo. 

Berlin Drawing Room

We from Berlin Drawing Room offer workshops taught by professional artists since 2011 with a focus on drawing and painting, based on the belief that everyone can learn how to draw! We believe that the experience of hands-on creation should be accessible to anyone and that drawing is not a skill reserved for art making but is an essential part of communication and perceiving the world. Join us for a hands on workshop online or in our Kreuzberg studio and learn how to draw !


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