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PLYMOUTH ARTS CLUB SUMMER ART EXHIBITION 2016

Held at at the Plymstock Library in Plymouth, I look back at my first Art Exhibition of 2016, where my Cat drawing won the award of 'Best in Show'
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KEYS TO DRAWING by BERT DODSON

"In Addition to Trusting our Eyes, the Quality that most defines any of us as Artists, is Curiosity."- Bert Dodson
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KOH-I-NOOR HARDTMUTH 6B CLUTCH PENCIL

The pencil that makes you feel like you've got a weapon in your hands!
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GESTURE DRAWING

A lovely way to practice finding the motion in things.
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SCOTCH REMOVABLE MAGIC TAPE

Removable and reusable, this is the perfect tape to secure your paper down whilst drawing.
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MASTERY BY ROBERT GREENE

"The task that you choose to work on must have an obsessive element. Like the Life’s Task, it must connect to something deep within you." - Robert Greene
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SKETCHING PEOPLE IN PUBLIC

Can you Capture their Essence, before they vanish out of sight? People Sketching is a fun exercise!
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HOW TO DRAW LIFELIKE PORTRAITS FROM PHOTOGRAPHS by LEE HAMMOND

"Repetition is the key to learning, Practice is the key to success!" - Lee Hammond
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DRAWING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BRAIN by BETTY EDWARDS

"An individual's ability to draw is... the ability to shift to a different-from-ordinary way of processing visual information – to shift from verbal, analytic processing to spatial, global processing." - Betty Edwards
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BLANK COLOURED PENCIL COLOUR CHARTS AND VALUE SCALES

Blank Colour Charts and Value Scales for Prismacolor Premier, Derwent Inktense, Faber-Castell and Daler Rowney Coloured Pencils.
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LAMINATING POUCHES

Laminating pouches are a great way to store and protect your artwork
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“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”

Thomas Merton