Gallery Sketchers - July 2020 - Francine Sculli

Gallery Sketchers – July

Welcome to Gallery Sketchers online – where the Incinerator Gallery comes to you.

Our artist educator Francine Sculli invites you to join along with these creative activities from the comfort of your own home. Please take a photo of your drawings and share them with us via email or InstagramFacebook, or our Facebook Group Incinerator Gallery Sketchers.

Use the hashtag #IncineratorGallery so everyone can share and support each other, just as we do during the program at Incinerator Gallery.

Mark making for tonal variety

Watch the video to discover a range of mark making exercises to create a drawing.

Mark making can be useful to add form, depth and texture to your drawings. Experimentation with mark making can relax you enough to explore without judgement and find new ways to make your mark.

You will need:

  • paper – regular sketching paper or textured canvas
  • fine liner or felt tipped pens in a variety of thicknesses
  • charcoal
  • pencils – HB, 2B, 4B or 6B
  • Ink or paint
  • soft pastels
  • mark making objects that can be used to apply paint or make a mark
  • eraser – kneadable or hard

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Exercise 4