In this module we look at markmaking as a fundamental formal element of an artwork. Different kinds of marks are investigated in terms of how they generate meaning and conceptual association. We consider expressive markmaking, angular marks, juxtaposition, doodling and writing as 'mark' in art.
Cost: Individual Modules each R400-00 (done individually, there are no assignments and no crit involved). The Art Practice Basic Short Course includes FIVE modules and TWO assignments. Assignments are not compulsory, but if you want to receive the Certificate of Completion for this Short Course you have to complete it.
Recognition: Certificate of Completion on completion of all 5 modules in this Short Course plus the assignments.
Course Category: Level 01
Target Audience: For art lovers or artists who want to learn more about the role, impact and meaning of different kinds of marks and brushstrokes in art practice.
Course Duration: There is a one-month limit to do the courses after registration. It is difficult to determine how long it will take you to complete the course. The average time to read through the tutorial material is about 3 hours, but it can be longer, depending on how much time you spend on the links. This Module also has an assignment to complete, which takes a variable amount on time.
1.3 CAP Module in Markmaking
What you will learn:
Different kinds of marks and their meaning
How to generate mood and content through markmaking
The value of doodling as a free form of markmaking
Work through Notes on markmaking.
There is an Assignment for this module. It is not compulsory, but if you want to receive the Certificate of Completion for this Short Course you have to complete it. The Assignment is practical and should take about 1 day.