Fashion A Feather with Ella


Create beautiful watercolour and ink feather illustrations with talented artist and Illustrator; Ella Johnston.


Make a gorgeous feather-themed artwork in this one-day workshop. With lots of support and guidance from artist and illustrator Ella Johnston, the workshop will encourage you to have fun with watercolour. You will discover the wonder of washes, layering and colour mixing. The session will also explore ways of creating tone and texture with pencil and pigment ink pen giving you the chance to practice tried and tested drawing techniques with lots of one to one attention.
Working from life (a collection of beautiful delicate loose feathers gathered over the years by Ella) and visual references also supplied by Ella, the artist will give you quick drawing demo and get you to warm up with a simple feather pencil sketches. You will then devote the rest of the day to creating a beautiful feather artwork in watercolour and pigment ink pens.

Additional information


26th January 2019, 31st May 2019


10am – 4pm

Skill Level

Ideal for those new to illustration


Sheets of A4 watercolour paper, pencils and pigment ink pens will be available to work with on the day. If you would like to create a larger scale artwork please bring your own watercolour paper. There will be plenty of watercolours paints to work with but if you don’t want to share please bring your own watercolour equipment – basic colours are fine as we’ll be mixing and playing around with various shades.You should also bring a hard surface such as a drawing or clipboard to place your paper on if you are uncomfortable working on a table top. Ella will bring feathers and visual references.


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