from Pentecost by E.M. Christensen  1991 Not to be copied without permission

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Part 1 - Getting Started

Part 2 - Useful Things You
Should Know

Part 3 - Useful Things You
Might Want to Know

Chapter 1: Materials - What to buy
Chapter 2: Tonal Drawing in Charcoal
Chapter 3: Pastel Painting - Colour Study in Pastel
Chapter 4: Colour Theory; colour mixing exercises
Chapter 5: Practical Painting in gouache, Oil or Acrylic
Chapter 6: Oil Painting Materials
Chapter 7: Other Mediums (Pen and Ink, Mixed Media)
Chapter 8: Beginning to Draw - Basic Shapes
Chapter 9: Planes and Surfaces
Chapter 10: Composing Your Picture
Chapter 11: Playing in Space
Chapter 12: Common Problems and Tricky Subjects
Chapter 13: Drawing Animals and People - Basic Anatomy
Chapter 14: Drawing the Head
Chapter 15: Working from Photographs
Chapter 16: Perspective
Chapter 17: Stretching, Sizing and Priming Canvas
Chapter 18: Photographing, Framing and Exhibiting your work

Bibliography
Artists' Organisations and other useful contacts

Alphabetical Index
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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to Miss Barsham on the CD this goes to Chapter 1; here, you skip directly to Chapter Two