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Kum Long Point Pencil Sharpener with Pointer
Kum Long Point Pencil Sharpener with Pointer

5.0 out of 5 stars Kum long point pencil sharpener, 24 Jun. 2014
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Quite simply the best hand held sharpener I have used. Also useful for sharpening the graphite in clutch pencils, as it also has two superior lead pointers.


Pentel Kerry P1035 Mechanical Pencil 0.5 mm Olive Green
Pentel Kerry P1035 Mechanical Pencil 0.5 mm Olive Green
Offered by Santa Trading JP
Price: £12.27

5.0 out of 5 stars Pentel Kerry P1035, 0.5mm, 24 Jun. 2014
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This is a great mechanical pencil to use for either writing or drawing. It has a good weight, without being too heavy for comfortable prolonged usage. Well designed, the lid is contiguous with the button to progress the graphite, so does not interfere with this function if you like to place the cap on the end of your pencil.


Portraits: Discover dynamic techniques for creating lifelike heads and faces in watercolor (Watercolor Made Easy)
Portraits: Discover dynamic techniques for creating lifelike heads and faces in watercolor (Watercolor Made Easy)
by Peggi Habets
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.10

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Watercolour portraiture, 6 Jun. 2013
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A lovely book showing a glimpse at the techniques used by this supremely talented artist. She gives a list of the colours she uses on her palette in conjunction with colour mixing recipes fo skin tones, shadow etc.
Beautiful photos show progression of the various paintings used to illustrate these techniques in a step by step way.
The only "negative" I can think of, is that Peggi Habets no nonsense approach to portraiture in this tricky medium, may give begginner water colourist the sense that what she does is easy. Make no mistake she is a well practiced master of her medium, and one should not be disappointed or discouraged if your initial pieces do not look as accomplished as hers.
What this book can do for the begginner though is provide guidance to make their first attempts at watercolour portraits far more enjoyable, and pleasing.


The Anatomist: A True Story of Gray's Anatomy
The Anatomist: A True Story of Gray's Anatomy
by Bill Hayes
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.09

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic!, 6 Jun. 2013
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In my opinion this beatifully written book brings the joy and fascination of dissection and anatomy to life. This should be required pre course reading for any student undertaking the study of anatomy as Bill Hayes enthusiasm will help them deal with an amazing subject that is unfortunately sometimes taught in a dry and unapproachable fashion.
It is both enjoyable and well written in an informative and lively style.


On the Human Body (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)
On the Human Body (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)
by Leonardo da Vinci
Edition: Paperback
Price: £23.91

5.0 out of 5 stars Collection of anatomical drawings, 6 Jun. 2013
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A beautiful collection of this genius's drawings of the human body, with interesting and informative accompanying text.
Good size, not too large to sit and read, whilst still retaining the clarity of the illustrations.


Leuchtturm 145mm x 210mm A5 Medium Squared Notebook - Lime
Leuchtturm 145mm x 210mm A5 Medium Squared Notebook - Lime
Offered by Fred Aldous Ltd
Price: £9.10

5.0 out of 5 stars A stationary lovers dream, 6 Jun. 2013
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I love that these notebooks use archive quality super smooth paper, and include numbered pages, and a table of contents at the front to keep note of what information is on which page.
They are available in a large range of attractive colours and three paper style choices, plain, squared and lined.
Similar to moleskin they have an expandable pocket at the back and a page marker ribbon.
You can use a fountain pen on this paper without bleed through to the reverse of the page.
Additionally included are aesthetically pleasing stickers for the front and spine of the book so you can keep track of serial journals.
Only niggle, when you see these in stationers they sometimes have a display copy illustrating how great they are, these have adhesive tabs to divide for different subjects etc, these are not included and from what I can tell these are not actually available to buy from the company. This is a shame as they would really be the icing on the cake.
This won't stop me amassing a large collection of them though!


Leuchtturm 1917 Cornflower Pen Loop
Leuchtturm 1917 Cornflower Pen Loop

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Small addition = added convenience, 6 Jun. 2013
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I love these little pen loops, they are such a simple design, but make such a difference. Add them to notebooks and diaries and you won't have to scrabble around looking for a pen or pencil every time you need one.
The self adhesive is very strong and they are available in a beautiful range of colours and have a quality appearance and feel.
In my opinion this is a small price to pay for the increased convenience and functionality they provide


StarMark Triple Crown FANTASTIC FOAM BALL Large
StarMark Triple Crown FANTASTIC FOAM BALL Large
Offered by Pet Supply Company USA
Price: £5.78

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Foam Ball, 29 Feb. 2012
Dog loves it, whole experience of dealing with this company was exceptonally good.
This ball is a firm favourite with our dog because it is a good size, and its stable foam construction allows him to chew at it, without destroying it, also it is washable, it floats and retains its bright colour well.
A firm favoutite with me because it is light, so does less damage when the dog is throwing it around, and doesn't hurt when it is dropped on your foot!
This is our second of these balls, As mentioned previously this is a stable foam, and we had to replace the original after about two years because the dog lost it, not because of damage.


Snap on 1-4 (Quarter Inch) Quilting /Patchwork Foot with Edge Guide for low shank domestic sewing machine by 60°®
Snap on 1-4 (Quarter Inch) Quilting /Patchwork Foot with Edge Guide for low shank domestic sewing machine by 60°®
Offered by c9store
Price: £5.09

26 of 28 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Snap on quarter inch foot, 23 Sept. 2011
Beautiful 1/4 inch sewing machine foot,no problems attaching to my frister and rossmann machine, basically does exactly what it says on the tin, helps you to sew a neat, tidy and accurate 1/4 inch seam.


A Vein Of Deceit: The Fifteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew (Chronicles of Matthew Bartholomew)
A Vein Of Deceit: The Fifteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew (Chronicles of Matthew Bartholomew)
by Susanna Gregory
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars fifteenth chronicle and still getting better., 17 Dec. 2010
Intriguing,complex chapter of this fantastic series of books. Plenty of death and mystery, which builds to a crescendo at the finish.


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