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Drawing & Painting with Water Soluble Media
Drawing & Painting with Water Soluble Media
by Fiona Peart
Edition: Paperback
Price: £14.18

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Definitely Worth Buying, 27 July 2014
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This book is packed with information on differnt water soluble media. It has encouraged me to try pencils, art bars and the rest in my painting to give them more texture and interest. Definitely worth buying.


Teva Dalea EVent Waterproof Women's Walking Shoes - 6.5
Teva Dalea EVent Waterproof Women's Walking Shoes - 6.5

5.0 out of 5 stars Comfortable and sturdy, 26 Feb 2014
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My second pair of these as my others were worn by lots of use! Very comfortable, waterproof and sturdy for those walks that don't require a boot and ankle support. Excellent price and service.


Showa 350R Thornmaster Gloves Size: Small
Showa 350R Thornmaster Gloves Size: Small
Offered by Dealsdirect247
Price: £6.22

5.0 out of 5 stars Comfortable, good fit and warm!, 26 Feb 2014
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My second pair that I use when the weather is colder. I otherwise use the Showa Assembly Grip gloves as these are brilliant.


Painting Realistic Abstracts
Painting Realistic Abstracts
by Kees van Aalst
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.48

5.0 out of 5 stars Makes You Think, 5 Jan 2014
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For any watercolourist who wants to break away from realism.

Kees van Aalst gives simple and clear instructions on composition which make you think about the way you set about your painting.


Bill Buchman "Zen" Sumi Brush 1 - Medium - China
Bill Buchman "Zen" Sumi Brush 1 - Medium - China
Offered by Sumi Brushes UK
Price: £15.95

5.0 out of 5 stars A beautiful brush, 4 Jan 2014
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This is a really beautiful brush and at an excellent price. It holds a lot of water which a novice would find difficult to use but for anyone with some experience of watercolour, I think they'd love it. It points well and although large can produce quite fine lines.


One Watercolor a Day: A 6-Week Course Exploring Creativity Using Watercolor, Pattern, and Design (One a Day)
One Watercolor a Day: A 6-Week Course Exploring Creativity Using Watercolor, Pattern, and Design (One a Day)
by Veronica Lawlor
Edition: Paperback
Price: £13.59

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent stimulation!, 4 Jan 2014
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I already own One Drawing a Day which I thought a brilliant idea. As a watercolourist this obviously appealed. Even if you consider yourself an expert, this book gives you ideas to try and would certainly get you painting again if suffering a block.


Fellowes Plasma A3 Heavy Use Guillotine
Fellowes Plasma A3 Heavy Use Guillotine
Price: £146.27

4.0 out of 5 stars First one faulty, second one good!, 30 Nov 2013
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The first guillotine had to be returned and replaced (excellent service by Amazon) because the blade was not adjusted correctly and tore even printing paper, let alone card, rather than cutting it. There is no blade adjustment facility, as confirmed by Fellowes customer service. Fortunately the replacement works fine and does a good job. As, indeed, it should do for the price!


DURAGADGET Water Resistant Protective Shell Case With Belt Loop For Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ35, Panasonic Lumix TZ18, Panasonic Lumix TZ31, Panasonic Lumix TZ30 & Panasonic DMC-TZ25EG-K Digital Camera
DURAGADGET Water Resistant Protective Shell Case With Belt Loop For Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ35, Panasonic Lumix TZ18, Panasonic Lumix TZ31, Panasonic Lumix TZ30 & Panasonic DMC-TZ25EG-K Digital Camera
Offered by GADGETPLUSUK
Price: £19.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Unfortunately, too small for a Panasonic DMC-TZ40!, 30 Aug 2013
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Unfortunately, contrary to the web page, the camera case was too small for a Panasonic DMC-TZ40. The case was very tight as far as length and width were concerned, but too small for the depth (internal dimensions 15mm versus the camera's 28mm depth).
Otherwise, the case seemed to be very good - light, well padded and sound construction.
(Duragadget provided a very prompt refund and excellent customer service once the problem was pointed out to them.)


Polar FT1 Heart Rate Monitor and Sports Watch
Polar FT1 Heart Rate Monitor and Sports Watch
Price: £32.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Good, basic heart monitor, 30 Aug 2013
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Excellent choice as a basic heart monitor. Very simple to use, and without all the extra facilities of more expensive options which mainly serve to complicate things. The display is very clear and large enough even for those of us with "mid-life" eyesight. I particularly like the facility to change the display from heart rate - elapsed time - actual time merely by raising the monitor up to the chest transmitter.


La Gomera: Rother Walking Guide - 53 walks, with GPS tracks
La Gomera: Rother Walking Guide - 53 walks, with GPS tracks
by Klaus and Annette Wolfsperger
Edition: Mass Market Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars La Gomera: Rother Walking Guide, 6 April 2013
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Compact and handy format (although quite heavy for the size - which one might notice when going up all the hills :-) ) Good selection of walks in all parts of this island. The timings are probably more appropriate for people used to walking in the Alps rather than the Fens; just because of the geography, most walking in La Gomera entails a significant amount of climb and descent. Directions are fine if not overly detailed, but then more detail would involve more weight.

Recommended (as is walking in La Gomera).


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