Sketchbook Creative Journey
Drawing | Featured | Mixed media

Sketchbook Creative Journey

We are excited to introduce a new workshop format the the Berlin Drawing Room. The new series Sketchbook Practice will take place over the course of an entire year, starting in January. This format enables participants to embark on a deep personal journey of not only learning to draw but developing a practice that they can choose to continue or always return to over the course of a life time.

What is an Image Transfer Collage?
Mixed media

What is an Image Transfer Collage?

Watch a video demonstration and see examples of Keegan Luttrell’s ethereal work, using the same techniques that will be taught in the workshop, on the BLOG. Sign up for the upcoming…

Collaboration with Natural History Museum
Botanical

Collaboration with Natural History Museum

I am excited to officially announce a new collaboration with the Natural History Museum of Berlin; something that has been in the ‘planning and development’ phase for over a year now….

Josef Albers “Interaction of Color” taught at Berlin Drawing Room
Botanical | Mixed media | Painting

Josef Albers “Interaction of Color” taught at Berlin Drawing Room

“In order to use color effectively it is necessary to recognize that color deceives continually” – Joseph Albers “Albers’ approach to color theory still feels relevant today because he places…

Art supplies in Berlin
Botanical | Drawing | Featured | Mixed media | Painting | Printmaking | Watercolor

Art supplies in Berlin

I have been meaning to get around to this for a long time now! Students ask me all the time where to go to buy art supplies in Berlin. Here…

Drawing with Body Movement
Drawing | Mixed media

Drawing with Body Movement

Have you ever tried to draw using the principles of rule based art combines with body movement? Check out the results and give it a try yourself! First of all…

Contemporary Botanical Artists
Botanical | Mixed media | Painting

Contemporary Botanical Artists

Linda Stillman uses actual plants as pigment to create her colorful drawings and paintings, often plants from a specific garden or location. The identification of the plants becomes a part of…

Alberto Baraya’s Herbarium of Artificial Plants
Botanical | Mixed media

Alberto Baraya’s Herbarium of Artificial Plants

Alberto Baraya’s “Herbarium of Artificial Plants” is an example of a contemporary artist engaging with the technique and history of traditional Herbarium plates. Instead of collecting living plant specimens and…

Mixed media

Death and the Maiden (Mixed Media class)

Last week in Mixed Media, we revisited a theme that originated in 16th century Northern Europe: Death and the Maiden. Related to earlier Medieval motifs, such as Danse Macabre or the dance of death, the Death…

Guides for Seeing Art in Berlin
Botanical | Drawing | Featured | Mixed media | Painting | Watercolor

Guides for Seeing Art in Berlin

In the mood to go see some art but not sure where to go? Tired of paying museum admission fees but intimidated by the long list of galleries? Already saw…