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This page is for all the useful things we come up with in our meetings, starting with.....

Interesting Bits and Pieces

Derwent Ink Tense range are good for strong colours

Creative scissors can be found at The Range (like pinking scissors but with different patterns)

Blank cards can be found at The Range, Hobby Lobby in Truro or Trago.

Try making your serviettes more interesting by drawing on them with felt tip or high lighters and then spray with water.

Glue - most used are PVA, Hi Tack, Modge Podge, glue gun and glitter glue. The Range at St Blazey is a good source.

Use Gesso to prepare a canvas for painting.

Camera Lucida app is good if you want to trace a photo onto paper.

Interesting Artists

A local artist known for his Cornish and wildlife photography www.adrianlangdon.com

Kurt Jackson is a local painter who holds exhibitions at the Jackson Foundation in St Just check out www.kurtjackson.com

Tips for painting etc

Try using fur when painting an animal - add feathers to a bird painting.

Put a background down before painting the main subject.

Use old Xmas cards to make new ones - use embellishments to give them some bling.


Kew Garden colouring book