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Here's Issue #003 of Starting Art
July 08, 2007

Issue #3 - July 2007

Hi and welcome to the latest issue of Starting Art.

As ever, if you have any requests for articles, tutorials, tips or advice, please let me know.... you can do that by simply replying to this e-mail.

Best wishes & enjoy your painting!

Bob

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~ CONTENTS ~

1. Video Tutorial of the Month - Painting a Watercolour Rose

2. Q & A - How do I paint bricks and stonework in acrylics?

3. Drawing Basics - Parts 3, 4 & 5 of the Video Series

4. Art Supplies Review - Choosing the Right Canvas for Your Pictures


1. Video Tutorial of the Month - Painting a Watercolour Rose

This month's video is a bit different. The good news is that you don't have to listen to me ramble on. Instead, I've added what I think is some rather pleasant music to paint along with. There's also plenty of text to 'show you how' as you go along...

And the subject is probably one of the most popular 'non-landscape' topics I'm asked about - painting roses. Enjoy...

Click here to see the video...


2. Q & A - How do I paint bricks and stonework in acrylics ?

A. Have a look at this graphic. It has a simple, four-step method of producing believable stonework...

PLEASE NOTE: The graphic will appear side on because it is too large to view online. The best way to resolve this is to simply print it out. Give it a few seconds to open too.

Click here to see the graphic...




3. Drawing Basics - Parts 3, 4 & 5 of the Video Series

I've uploaded the remaining three parts of this video series, covering Pen & Ink, Charcoal and Water-Soluble Pencils. Hope you find them a useful intro to these drawing materials!

Click here to see Part 3...

Click here to see Part 4...

Click here to see Part 5...


4. Art Supplies Review - Choosing the Right Canvas for Your Pictures

Have you ever thought how painting on a properly stretched art canvas somehow makes you feel like a 'real' painter, no matter what your experience?

The slight bounce and 'give' in the surface as you apply paint is not matched in any other medium. Canvas is an ideal surface for both oil paints and acrylic paints as well...

Click here to read the full article...


Copyright Bob Davies 2007
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