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Brush Strokes
We’ll limit our brushes to two! This will encourage us to investigate the capabilities of these brushes, hopefully in a deeper way than you have before. Let’s start. Dish out a healthy slab of each of the following (in this order from left to right):
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Materials and Equipment – Part 2
Ok, in the last article we got through three of the main hand tools necessary to draw in freehand. To re-cap these are: Staedtler Mars Lumograph 2B drafting pencils, a stock of vinyl erasers cut into strips and wrapped in paper, and a surgically clea
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Beyond Paradise
One of the highlights of my annual painting workshop at Daku Resort in Fiji is to enjoy the tropical vegetation and beautiful flowers. My favourite is the hibiscus which comes in a fantastic array of colour combinations with some flowers even being t