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Organic Mark Making

Create Your Own Language of Mark Making

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Let me be your private tutor and join me as we embark on a Journey of Mark Making.

As you begin this mark-making journey you will soon discover your unique core of marks, each mark, is your vocabulary.

Let's explore and grow this vocabulary of marks so that eventually you will have a fully relished mark making language of your own that you can call upon when in the creative process.

The larger your language the greater your ability to express yourself in a unique manner.

  • Professionally shot videos
  • Create your own Art Language with organic mark making
  • Find your own voice and style
  • Experiment with new techniques and materials
  • See the whole process through, right from taping down your canvas, through to varnishing
  • Bonus video - blind drawing & composition
  • Immerse yourself in the beauty and meditative state of mark making
  • Believe in yourself, give yourself permission to play and learn new techniques


 

Course Curriculum


  Mark Making - let's begin!
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  Creating Your Own Unique Marks
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  Blind Drawing and View Finders
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  Using String for a Base Layer
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  Working on Watercolour Paper - Layers, Marks and Varnishing
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  Summary and Conclusion
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Your Instructor


Doulene Walker
Doulene Walker

Hi, my name is Doulene Walker. Born in Zimbabwe and brought up in Africa and Australia, I have been exposed to art in so many forms from a very early age.

My first formal introduction with art, were lessons with the great, late, Peter Birch. I continued with art throughout my schooling and afterwards throughout my life.

My art has taken many turns, using many different mediums. I began with Oil landscapes and I have now found my true love in abstract artwork using a variety of mediums, including oil paints, watercolours, acrylics, pastels, graphite and ink. I keep going back to my favourite oil paints and I will paint with these when I am in need of nostalgia and longing for my early memories of painting.

My inspiration comes from my up bringing in Australia and Africa. I have deep roots in both countries. You will see references to these in my paintings - I don't think about it, it just comes out from a deep subconscious.

I love the traditional Australian and African mark making and I am deeply inspired by these.

My abstract art requires that I trust my intuition and let go, adding texture, free flowing layers of colour, spontaneous movements, techniques and tools.

Mark making features heavily in my work, from organic, abstract, spontaneous mark making, to more structured patterns


 

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Do I need all of the Tools & Materials
Absolutely not, however, I do try to make it accessible to everyone, by creating tools that we source in the garden or park. With the materials, you can water down acrylic paints that you have instead of using ink, or use ink or watercolours.
What experience as an Artist should I have for this course?
You can have no experience at all for this course, or you can be very experienced. I explain everything very clearly so that beginners can follow but I also provide inspiration for even the most experienced artist that is new to mark making.
Course refund
Once the course has been purchased, there are no refunds. Please contact me if there is something you are unhappy about.
 

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