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Tool & Mark Making

Exploring the notion of mark making through experimentation.
Tool & Mark Making

Time & Location

Time is TBD
Opendrawer, 248 Highfield Rd, Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia

About This Workshop

In this class you will explore the notion of mark making through experimentation. You will make brushes from plant material and found objects, then use a variety of papers, ink, paint and other media to see what marks can be created. 

You will work in black and white to create a paper collage, and learn some basic design principles to create a small work of art. The work can be further enhanced by the addition of hand drawn details or hand stitching.

Date: January 2020

Time: 10am-4pm

Cost: $175 (includes materials fee of $20)

What you will learn:

  • Learn to explore and experiment with mark making

What you will get:

  • You will create a small artwork to take home

What to bring:

  • Journal for note taking
  • Black fineliner, HB pencil, mechanical pencil
  • A variety of papers for experimentation (size A4 and larger)
  • A collection of ground finds from nature, including: approximately 10 sticks 20cm to 30cm in length; plant material that may make interesting brushes and marks; whatever takes your fancy to experiment with

What to wear: Comfortable clothes for sitting, painting and playing. Art smocks will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Appropriate for: People 18 years and older who want to explore new possibilities for making marks on paper and fabric

Tutor: Robyn Steel-Stickland has a qualification in art therapy, and over 20 years experience teaching crafts and textiles. Robyn originally developed this workshop in her Art Play class, and has evolved it into a standalone day.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

If for any reason you decide that the workshop you have done or are doing does not suit you, then that is a personal decision and no refund will be given.

If Opendrawer cancels a workshop, you will be given a full refund or can choose a replacement workshop to the same value as the workshop being cancelled. You will be notified at least 2 days before the due date of the workshop if cancellation is necessary due to insufficient enrolments.

Terms & Conditions

A $10 admin fee applies to all changes of date/workshop bookings.

Cancellations made within two weeks of the booked workshop will forfeit 50% of the advertised fee - or you may find a replacement student.

Cancellations made within 24 hours of the workshop will forfeit the full advertised fee - or you may find a replacement student.

If for any reason you decide that the workshop you have done or are doing does not suit you, then that is a personal decision and no refund will be given.

A minimum of five people are required for a workshop to run. Opendrawer reserves the right to cancel a workshop if the minimum booking is not achieved. Full refunds will be given or a replacement workshop offered to the same value as the workshop being cancelled. You will be notified at least 2 days before the due date of the workshop if cancellation is deemed necessary. Unfortunately, due to the workshop timetable, no makeup classes are available.

Pictured: mark making samples provided by Robyn Steel-Stickland

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