Making A Mark Publications by Katherine Tyrrell

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MAKING A MARK - the blog

2.3 million unique visitors since 2006
4.8 million pageviews (November 2013)

I draw and write about art for artists and art lovers. Topics include:
  • artists and art blogs;
  • art exhibitions,
  • art techniques and tips;
  • the art economy, art business and marketing; and
  • making a mark with pastels, coloured pencils and pen and ink.

 

Making a Mark

 


AVAILABLE NOW - FREE GUIDES FOR ARTISTS
ON DRAWING, SKETCHING, COLOUR, ART HOLIDAYS,
ART BUSINESS, BLOGGING FOR ARTISTS, :  
The publications below are available as pdf files and can be downloaded for free for personal educational use only.
PLEASE DO NOT STEAL / READ COPYRIGHT NOTICE (see right)
DRAWING 
A Making A Mark Guide:  Life Drawing and Life Class
Answers questions about what life drawing is, what are the benefits of life drawing and advise you about practical aspects of a life drawing class
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SKETCHING 
A Making A Mark Guide: Starting to Sketch with Coloured Pencils
Identifies and expand on the immediate benefits of sketching with coloured pencils - expanding your portfolio, better records of colour and tone and the development of drawing and observational skills
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A Making A Mark Guide: Sketching Plein Air with Coloured Pencils
Explains the process of sketching plein air with coloured pencils from how to find a place, what tools to use and how to develop your sketch on your return home
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A Making A Mark Guide: Sketching for Real - an online class 4 files
Takes you from learning how to sketch in and around your own home to assembling a toolkit for sketching followed by worry-free sketching in public.
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COLOUR 
A Making A Mark Guide: What is colour?
What is Colour? An introduction for artists to seven different perspectives on colour
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(from the Making A Mark website)
A Making A Mark Guide: What is Colour? A Scientific perspective
An introduction for artists to a scientific perspective on how colour is made.  Includes an explanation of hue, value and intensity.
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(from the Making A Mark website)
PAINTING HOLIDAYS 
A Making A Mark Guide: Painting Holidays
Information and advice on going on and choosing painting holidays from the perspective of an experience consumer.
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ART BUSINESS  
A Making A Mark Guide: The Art of Writing a Press Release
An explanation of what you need to know if you’ve ever written a Press Release but lacked guidance on how to go about it; or if you’ve issued a Press Release but it failed to achieve the impact you had hoped for; or one day soon, you think you might want to write a Press Release......
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BLOGGING FOR ARTISTS
 
 A Making A Mark Guide: Blogging Etiquette
For those new to blogging.  A personal view on blogging policies and blogging do's and don'ts based (at the time of writing) on over 2 years of blogging as an artist on an almost daily basis and over 250,000 visitors - and very few problems.
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(from the Making A Mark website)
A Making A Mark Guide: 6 great ways of finding subjects to blog about
Provides guidance on six different ways to develop content for an art blog so that artists who are bloggers can post to their blogs on a more regular basis. 
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(from the Making A Mark website)
  
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COPYRIGHT NOTICE
IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ

Copyright Katherine Tyrrell
all rights reserved


LICENSING ARRANGEMENTS
No licence is granted for commercial use of Making A Mark Publications without a written licence.  A fee may be payable.  You may NOT copy or use any of the guides for commercial purposes in a workshop or in any other fee-paying context without written permission and a fee being paid to and a license being granted by Katherine Tyrrell. 

This means:
  • you may NOT use the material in the files in any workshop which charges a fee
  • you may NOT use the material in the files to generate an income
  • you may NOT reproduce the material online without my written consent

If you want to make commercial use of the material you MUST contact me.  Write detailing the intended use, period of use, planned number of users. and fee charges.  
CONTACT
See About the Artist page for email address