Creative Sketchbooks Module 3
Welcome to Module 3 of Creative Sketchbooks. You’re half way through and we hope you’re enjoying the activities so far. By now your sketchbook should be filling up nicely!
In this Module we’ll explore:
Borders and Frames
And lots more!
lino block and cutting tools
basic art kit (including sharpener, glue stick, fixative, scissors or craft knife, ruler and mat)
Module 3 Workbook
The course module is delivered as a workbook which you’ll see below (click to Read and it’ll open full screen), and a series of video demonstrations which you’ll find underneath. If you’d like to print the workbook, or save it to your iPad please click Here for a PDF version.
Module 3 Videos
What media? Acrylic Paints
Acrylic paints are some of the most versatile products you can use. In this video Linda explains the different characteristics of the various types.
In this video Laura introduces the essential tools and equipment needed to begin printmaking.
In this video Linda demonstrates how lovely textural prints can be made using compressed sponge. An ideal technique for creating images on sketchbook pages and for layering with watercolour washes.
Cutting a Block
Linda demonstrates how to carve print blocks from a range of materials and shows how to make prints using acrylics.
In this video Laura introduces the basics of block printing from a range of tools and materials. It's a quick and easy way to make lots of images.
Text is a great way to add detail, meaning, pattern and narrative to your pages. Join Laura as she shows you how.
In this video, Laura introduces the technique of monoprinting and shows the effects of a range of mark making tools.
Monoprinting Method 1
In this second monoprinting video, Laura explains one method that can be effective for sketchbook work.
Monoprinting Method 2
Here's another approach to the technique of monoprinting which is ideal for linear designs and text.