Black and white mark making
Drawing in Black & White: Creative Exercises, Art Techniques, and Explorations in Positive and Negative Design by Deborah VelasquezHone your drawing skills and you eye for design by learning to draw in black and white.
Working with only positive and negative lines and shapes keeps the focus on the basics: composition, balance, and harmony. And using white and black gel, ink, and paint pens on black, tan, and gray papers allows you to experience drawing in a whole new way! Drawing in Black & White is a clever drawing and design book that contains 36 inspiring exercises, a gallery of artwork, and 16 black, gray, and tan sheets for drawing, doodling, and experimenting. Youll find lessons on drawing, pattern drawing, drawing with cut paper, and simple collage. Learn to see your drawings a new way by drawing in black and white!
Black and White Mark Making
In Process: Make Your Mark
I will show each of six works in pairs. The first photo of each pair are marks made in collage of three different pieces. The second photo will be that same one with the addition of other marks of varying types. Here are three different collage pieces, two rounded, one straight, one spattered, another with a scrapped texture, a third, solid:. Then with red watercolor crayon, spring green Pitt pen, and white dots with a Posca pen, and pencil scribbles added:. Next are these three pieces of collage: one high flow acrylic spatter, one dense heavy body acrylic, one latex drips and Posca pen on white which recedes into the background.
Abstract art mark making #1
Location : Art Students League of Denver. Download iCalendar. This program is completed. Ortega is widely recognized for his bold use of color and geometric shapes. He has participated in community mural projects and was awarded both the Mayor's and the Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts. Teaching Philosophy: I balance the importance of concept and technique equally in the classroom.
Start by creating a middle value ground by covering your paper with charcoal and then blending it to a flat even middle tone with a chamois cloth. The drawing process will start with you making a mark, line, and shape or form with charcoal or eraser on your paper see Figure 1. The next step is an aesthetic response to that first element by making another mark, line, shape or form see Figure 2 and repeating that intuitive process until you complete the drawing. Push elements back and pull others forward in space to create as much spatial depth as possible to compose the drawing. This drawing should have a variety of elements from broad quick gestures to delicate thin straight lines, large solid forms to outline shapes all ranging in value from black to white with a variety of grays in-between.