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All about tone

Improve your tonal awareness using water-soluble graphite pencils with these three exercises, by Colin Steed

Water-soluble graphite pencils

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Practise drawing techniques

Encourage your artistic awareness

Understand the value of tone

For many years I was under the impression that mixing the correct colour and applying the paint in the right way was the key to a good watercolour. It is true that these elements are vital, but I have come to realise that the tone of the colour is the one thing that underpins any painting. Light, medium and dark areas give the subject its form and light.

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About Leisure Painter

Welcome to the September issue of Leisure Painter, your practical guide to all things drawing and painting for beginners and amateurs. This issue is packed with tutorials, demonstrations and practical advice on the use of watercolour, acrylics, drawing media, acrylic ink, water-soluble graphite, mixed media and digital. There's plenty on how to paint from photographs, techniques, colour mixing, brush handling and more. Take advantage of special offers on practical art books, try your chance to win the latest books by Hazel Soan and Soraya French, and enter our 50th anniversary competition by painting a nocturne.
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