Markmaking is an endless investigation, from a line in the sand, a handprint on a cave wall, to who knows where. Your marks, your handwriting , your fingerprints – these are all individual to YOU.

If you missed Part I you can still Join in Part II

  • November 25th,
  • 10.00am – 11.30am
  • £15/class
  • Via ZOOM

For Materials list see below

What to expect in Drawing: Making your Mark- Part II

You will be building on Part I, looking at a variety of exercises with expressive marks. Structure, and in particular grids of different sorts, will form the basis of part II.

Exercises are, again, designed to be stimulating, surprising, fun and to take your work in new directions.

Be interested, inquisitive, brave and involved. This will be reflected in your work.


The more materials you have the more things you have to play with. The list below is the minimum you need. Please don’t stop there. This list is for both part I and part II

  • paper – you will get through a lot of paper; don’t be mean with it. To reduce costs wallpaper lining paper would be fine, or newsprint.
  • large board, or empty wall space
  • masking tape
  • pritt stick, scissors
  • charcoal, pencil, conte crayon (max two colours)
  • black acrylic paint, or house paint
  • white acrylic paint or house paint
  • a mix of brushes of different sizes, including large – maybe a wall painting brush
  • a bamboo, or similar, stick
  • cloth
  • containers for water and for your brushes.

This is not meant to be expensive so if you have something that you think will do please feel free to give it a go.

Seurat, Haymaker or Stone Breaker