USK Workshop: Wearing Colored Lenses

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

Learning goals 

1. How to compose a sketch on location using patterns on colored paper.

2. How to create a focal point using varied mediums and textures

3. How to use a suitable color harmony in relation to the color of the paper

4. How to introduce light and luminosity and contrasts to make our colors pop up on a colored background.

Sketch on Blue Paper


  • February 8, 2020
    Andheri West
    Mumbai, India 
  • February 22, 2020
    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


To Book your seat fill the registration form on Farah her website.

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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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