Course Information

The Pen and Ink is a drawing course designed to guide absolute beginners to a level of producing professional quality pen and ink drawings through concise and “easy to digest” exercises.

Class Scheduling
Once a week (days depend on schedule)

8 sessions (3 hrs each session)

KEMET Art & Design Studios, Jameel building, The Greek Campus, Downtown Cairo.

Learning Objectives
This course is meant for anybody who is interested in learning to draw with pen and ink. All aspects of drawing still life, body figure, and simple landscapes in pen and ink are fully covered. You will learn the techniques for capturing the values, textures and contours you see in the world around you.

You will learn how to:

  • Light and shade
  • Volume and weight
  • Cross hatch and Contour drawing
  • Still life drawing & Human figure
  • Perspective

Qualification Obtained
KEMET Certificate of Completion

Job Prospects
Some of the Jobs directly related to this course;

  • Sketch artist
  • Animator
  • Art teacher
  • Cake decorator
  • Fashion designer
  • Graphic designer
  • Illustrator and technical illustrator
  • Industrial designer
  • Makeup artist
  • Motion graphics designer
  • Painter

Access to Further Studies
Using their outcome portfolios, students can apply to specialisation courses (e.g. interior design, product design, fashion design, shoe design, digital painting, graphic design, video and animation, etc.), postgraduate courses or Masters Programs.

Course Content
Upon full registration, students will be issued a course pack of course guiding material and readings.

Course Language
The course material is in English. Class discussions will be held in both English and Arabic.

Qualifications required for enrolment
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Target Students
This Sketching Fundamentals course is available to anyone with little to no understanding of drawing principles and creative individuals interested in the basics of drawing and sketching. It is also suitable for talented students who wish to draw and explore their artistic self.

Grading System
Participants will receive their certificates of Course or Diploma Completion only if they have:

  • Attended 75% of the total hours required
  • Completed 75% of the class exercises and take-home assignments
  • Completed and submitted their final project if any, with approval of the session leader

Age Requirement
Applicants must be 16 years and above.

Language Requirement
Applicants must have a high to intermediate level of English in order to enrol in the program.

Course Withdrawal

  • 80% refund of paid amount 10 days before first day of course
  • 50% refund of paid amount 5 days before first day of course
  • 100% non-refundable 5 days before first day of course

Course Cancellation
Courses that do not reach the minimum number of confirmed participants may be cancelled. If a course is cancelled, the student will be notified by telephone or email and will have the option to select another course or request a full refund of all fees paid.

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8 sessions – 8 weeks


EGP 3000


KEMET Art & Design Studios’, Jameel Building, 2nd Floor, Greek Campus,