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New Botanical Drawing and Painting Books and Sketchbooks

Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencils by Sue Vize which has a lovely mix of graphite and coloured pencil, one of my favourite approaches to botanicals. The other one uses support boards for painting which is not something I’m … Continue reading

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Another Art Book: The Realism Challenge by Mark Crilley

I was browsing online and this book popped up: The Realism Challenge by Mark Crilley. I looked at it and the preview pages and it seemed interesting because he often uses coloured pencil, graphite, and watercolour together, which I also … Continue reading

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My Final Kick at the Book Can

These are the last ones I’ll be able to buy for a long time due to having limited retirement funds. In an effort to cover all the bases of emotion and health I used a recommendation from another blogger to … Continue reading

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Two More Art Books

Someone kindly sent me a used copy of a wonderful art history book, which fills some serious gaps in my own book collection and has fabulous text. It will go nicely with my DVD art history courses. Nineteenth-Century European Art … Continue reading

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