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Sun, 14 Apr



Sunday Sketching session with Brush Up Club: Along the river

This session will be a Sunday Sketching Berlin x Brushup Club collaboration

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Sunday Sketching session with Brush Up Club: Along the river
Sunday Sketching session with Brush Up Club: Along the river

Time & Location

14 Apr 2024, 13:00 – 16:00

Berlin, Lübecker Str. 49, 10559 Berlin, Germany

About the event

This session will be co-led by Susannah Garden from Sunday Sketching Berlin and Olga Epikhina from Brushup Club

Susannah Garden

Susannah is an Australian illustrator and artist, who creates graphic and semi-decorative work, but also works with narrative and storytelling in various forms. She has an extensive background in creative education, and previously lectured in illustration for the BA Programme at the British Higher School of Design in Moscow. She currently devises and runs creative workshops for The Makery (Berlin), Prostaya Shkola (Simple School) (Moscow) and is one of the founders and organisers of Sunday Sketching Berlin.


Olga Epikhina

Olga is an illustrator based in Berlin. Olga's client list includes Pitch, Innoq, Orion magazine, Tuman Studio, and Socreatory, among others. In 2021, her illustrations earned recognition as part of the Bologna 2021 Illustrators Exhibition. Alongside Yulia Drobova, Olga co-founded the online drawing club, Brush Up Club -  She studied in Köln international School of Design in Cologne.


In this session, we are embarking on an ambitious endeavour. Our primary task will be to collectively create a long composition on the wall, centered around the theme of a river. Utilising stencils, stamps, and hand-drawn elements, we’ll come up with a tapestry of interconnected characters born from simple shapes, and enriched with decorative border elements. Each participant will take away a section of the collaborative work. 


For this session we have a prescribed colour scheme, because we are making one collaborative image, but we will provide acrylic paint for it.

1) Line drawing tools of your choice (e.g., graphite pencils)

2) Some denser paper to cut stencils from (about 120gsm is fine, half used, scrap-paper is great for this, or old magazine paper, if you prefer something that’s easier to cut)kitchen sponges

3) A sharp utility or X-Acto knife and/or scissors

4) A small cutting mat (A4 or A5 size) might be useful, but we can provide some to share

5) a black ink pad 

6) a hole puncher (if you happen to have one)

7) some new erasers - 3 or 4 (vinyl erasers are better)

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