Complete Intro to Classical Pen & Ink Techniques 

w/ Marshall Vandruff

Expand your arsenal of sketching methods with this quick and powerful course introducing venerated pen and ink techniques.

Date: Tuesday, 10/29/19

Time: 7-10pm

Location: Cura Studios

Instructor: Marshall Vandruff

In this lecture-style Crash Course you’ll get:

  • A thorough introduction to all the pens, papers and ink types, their promises and limitations ​

  • A detailed breakdown of the technical steps going into a pen and ink drawing

  • Multiple live demos of various techniques

  • A recommended list of exercises you can practice at home so you too can master this medium

  • A brief moment to explore of the medium

  • Close up inspiration from the masters

  • Access to a master instructor who has taught dozens of highly successful artists


Start enjoying the unique, personal signature pen and ink techniques add to your sketching style and grab your spot!

Crash Course Fee: $69

Want to master this medium? Consider joining our 4 week Pen and Ink Tree-Portraits class to solidify your new sketching procedure.

Crash Course + 4-week Pen and Ink Tree Portraits bundle: $249 (Save $40)



What do I need to bring?

 Something to take notes with, this pen holder and any ink you have at home (we'll have the rest). This is a lecture and demo based course, introducing all the relevant information on how to succeed with this medium. It's designed to be time efficient and affordable. If you want more and are ready to practice the demonstrated techniques under the guidance of a mentor, you can always join the Pen and Ink Tree Portrait class taught by Carolin Peters.

Can I get feedback on my personal work?

Yes, Marshall will take some time to give you feedback on any of your previous pen and ink attempts.

I'm so bummed, I'm busy that night! Will Marshall offer this class again?

This is the first time Marshall is offering this unique class format. Whether we do it again depends on the success of this session. The good news is that we have several future classes in the works with him. Don't want to miss any? Get yourself on the priority email list here.

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“... absolutely incredible. I can't thank you enough for being such an amazing instructor and inspiration to be a better draftsman.”

—Kaleb Wyman


“Marshall’s teaching is a bright and delineating light.”

Bernie Wrightson