Mark Making is a fundamental “tool” in this industry because it is all about the “visual communication” it is what you see, what some ” image ” can show you, transmit to you.
In this first session we started to think about ” portraits “.
What is a portrait for you? Is it really necessary to be a realistic picture of you? Think a litlle bit about it…
In my opinion and the conclusion that me and my colleagues in a class went through is the fact that a PORTRAIT is not just a ” face” an ” image” of someone… you can actually describe someone by words… by colors… by emotions… by feelings… by expressions… etc.
So we started to do some monoprints which I had already done before, but you are always learning and I admit that I definitely learnt a lot in this session, some new techniques.
First let me explain you what Monoprinting means:
(I think that people that don’t speak English as a first language which is my case, always have this habit to annotate a lot and write everything down to help you later)