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Starting Art May Edition
June 06, 2008

Issue #13 - May 2008

Hi,

Welcome to the latest issue of Starting Art!

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Bob.


*** CONTENTS ***

1. Video Tutorial of the Month - Watercolour Pencils (Part 1)

2. Quick Tip: How to Draw a Symmetrical Object

3. Article Revisited: Choosing an Oil Paint Set to Get Started

4. Quick Tip: Cheap Alternative to Using Fixative for Pastels

5. Featured Group - The Colored Pencils Group


1. Video Tutorial of the Month - Watercolour Pencils (Part 1)

This month's video tutorial is the first of three parts on using Watercolour Pencils. I've been asked by a lot of people what it's like to use these so I've put together a short series.

Part One shows you how little the amount of equipment you need to get started and the various ways you can use the pencils. It also shows you how to..... Oh oh, there I go again rabbiting on - just click on the link and watch the movie!

Click here to see Part 1


2. Quick Tip: How to Draw a Symmetrical Object - by Francis

Thanks to Francis for this quick tip that should come in useful time and time again...

See this quick tip now!


3. Article Revisited: Choosing an Oil Paint Set to Get Started

You're all keen to get painting in oils, but which oil paint set to choose? Maybe there's someone in the family or a friend who'd really appreciate a set to start them off on a lifetime's enjoyment of a wonderful, creative pastime ...

Click here to read the article


4. Quick Tip: Cheap Alternative to Using Fixative for Pastels

This month's Quick Tip comes from site visitor Maggi Palmer. If you've just started using pastels here's how you can stop your finished work from smudging at minimal cost...

Click here to see Maggi's tip


5. Featured Group - The Colored Pencils Group

This month's featured group 'The Colored Pencils Group' was created by Martina of www.idrawandpaint.com. It has 51 members who try new techniques, give advice, set up lessons & tutorial and offer support. Interested in joining?

See the group home page here...
(you must be a member of idrawandpaint to join and participate)


That's it for this issue. Best wishes and see you next issue.

Bob.

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