Mark Making

Ref: C2346519

Explore ways to create marks. Learn ways to describe lines, textures and pattern by exploring their possibilities as fully as possible. This will help to loosen your drawing or painting style and help you to be more expressive. Or maybe you are new to drawing and painting and simply want to learn some skills.

Course aim

Make marks! Develop a visual vocabulary with a range of mark making techniques

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Develop an awareness of the possibilities of different wet or dry media
  • Become freer and more expressive in your artwork
  • Comment on own work and the work of others

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need: paper; inks or paints; brushes of different sizes; some of the following if you have them - pencil, pen, felt pen, biro, gel pen, charcoal, pastel

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Mark Making


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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