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Wearing Colored Lenses – Urban Sketching Workshop

Ever thought of using colored paper to make your sketches pop? Learn how to use coloured  paper to create unique on location sketches with suitable colour harmonies using mixed media. This workshop is designed to raise one’s confidence in using any colour paper for your sketches.

Learning goals

1. How to compose a sketch on location using patterns on coloured paper.
2. How to create a focal point using varied mediums and textures
3. How to use a suitable colour harmony in relation to the colour of the paper
4. How to introduce light and luminosity and contrasts to make our colours pop up on a coloured background.

Sketch on Blue Paper


February 8, 2020 Workshop
Andheri West
Mumbai, India

February 22, 2020 Workshop
Pune Cantonment,India

Exact coordinates will be emailed 2 weeks before workshop

Maximum number of participants 
Maximum 12 students

Skill level
The workshop works well for students at all levels

Supply list
A material list will be shared with those who have signed up.

Registration fee 
Rs 3000/-per workshop (no refunds) 
This includes
   – A handout
  – Workshop of 4 hours
   – Demonstrations and one-on-one feedback

There is also a scholarship sponsored by Urban Sketchers to a student. Send me an email with a letter of interest and proof of student situation to apply.

The instructor

Farah Irani has a background in graphic design which led her into illustration and visual design. Following her passion for theatre, she has as a creative director designed sets and brought the stage to life through her designs.

She initiated “USP Dialogues”, an interactive platform for talks, presentations and book reviews centred on urban sketching, every trimester, as a part of the core committee of Urban Sketchers Pune. She believes that sketching on location as an Urban sketcher has intensified her observation of the world around her and enhanced her creative journey.

Sponsors materials

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By registering for the workshop,participants agree that photos taken at the workshop can be used on the Urban sketchers online platforms for the promotion of future workshops

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