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Making marks

Part 1 Find out how a variety of different marks can bring life to your drawings, by Trudy Friend

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Practise line drawing exercises

How to combine line and tone successfully

How to mix different styles of drawing

Like handwriting, the way we use line and tone in our drawings is very personal to us. Whether preferring the illustrative approach where outlines play an important part or a more representational interpretation using contrasts between tonal values, thinking our way into our drawings can pay dividends.

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About Leisure Painter

Welcome to the July issue of Leisure Painter, aimed at beginners and amateur painters. Subjects covered this month include landscapes, seascapes, urban scenes, portraits, wild and domesticated animals and birds, flowers and natural still lifes. We introduce a short series on painting buildings in pastel and there are also two new painting projects to try: learn how to simplify a busy harbour scene and paint a portrait of a roe deer. From techniques and colours for painting rain, puddles and reflections in acrylic and painting natural textures in watercolour to drawing exercises and step-by-step demonstrations for you to try, we aim to include something for everyone in each issue.