Category Archives: Project 1 Making Marks

Check and log – Project Making Marks

23/05/12 I have already covered some of the things asked in the check and log questions under the entries for the various headings so I am going to concentrate on the last 3 questions. Did you find that any marks … Continue reading

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Exercise Line and other marks

I did this exercise over a couple of days. On the 17/05/12 I started with various grades of graphite pencil. Pencils appear to be very versatile tools enabling a wide range of lines, patterns and tone to be made with … Continue reading

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Exercise Using Charcoal

I really enjoyed this exercise today. ( A4 sketchbook pages 6 and 7). It is a messy media but great fun. I started with trying a very thin stick and found it gave nice thin lines which became rapidly thicker … Continue reading

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Exercise Mark Making Techniques

I completed this exercise on 15/05/12. It was interesting trying lots of the different media in my sketch book (A4 sketch book pages 4 and 5). Please see figure 1. I ¬†found that graphite pencils in the H grades were … Continue reading

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Exercise Doodling

I completed this exercise on 14/05/12. I started the exercise using a 4H graphite pencil and tried various grades of pencil finishing with a 6B. I found that the H grade pencils were good for very fine lines and light … Continue reading

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Exercise Holding pens and pencils

On the 13/05/12 I started the first of the exercises for the Project Making Marks. It was very interesting to try holding the drawing materials in different positions. I realised how often I tend to only hold the pen or … Continue reading

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