What a fantabulous class today: Modern Mark Making with Lisa Engelbrecht. This was the one class I was leery about, I have no experience in calligraphy and do not like my natural handwriting. Which is why I took this class, I want to add handwriting to my work and thought this class would help. It sure did! Lisa is a wonderful teacher and the energy in the room was energizing! I could have watched Lisa make letters all day and been happy. However, once I dipped my nib in pink ink and started stroking I realized that I could do this, it was a great feeling! Here is Lisa giving one her awe-inspiring demos:
As a class we collaborated on a cover for our work, we all "left our mark" for each cover:
I numbered my pages as I went to track my progress and this is only page 5, I broke up the letters:
One of the last pages of the day. We were to make multi stroke letters and then fill in withe colors, more strokes, and doodles:
Isn't this A wonderful? One of our class mates did this work, I think it is my favorite:
I have added a couple of blogs from fellow Mark Makers: altered artists, Adrianna, and Lisa... go see our fabulous work!
3rd November 2016 Journal Pages - *"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance." * *-*Aristotle
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