Even Elephants are Doing It!

If you can hold a paintbrush, you can paint!

Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.                   (Leonardo da Vinci).

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Drawspace has Painting Lessons for Beginners!
Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Module 8.2 Brenda Hoddinott: The very basics of learning to paint: choosing supplies, understanding color, experimenting with brush strokes, learning techniques, and the step-by-step process of creating paintings.

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Think Outside the Box – Anything Goes!

Module 8.4: Cailin Green: Use a variety of mediums to explore and expand your creative thinking through a wide range of enjoyable visual art styles and techniques

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About Brenda Hoddinott
Award-winning artist and author; illustrator, art educator, curriculum designer, co-owner of Drawspace.com, owner of Drawspace Publishing, and retired forensic artist Brenda has developed art curricula and taught multidisciplinary arts since 1980. During her 25-year career as a forensic artist, Brenda worked with diverse criminal investigative agencies including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canadian Department of National Defense, private investigative agencies, and municipal police departments. Brenda and her partner John live in the suburbs of Halifax, Nova Scotia with their two SPCA rescue dogs: Timber the Huskador and Katie the Pitweiler. Their blended human family includes five adult children and two grandchildren. Books by Brenda Hoddinott include: 2012: Introduction to Contour Lines (Drawspace Publishing) 2012: Introduction to Drawing (Drawspace Publishing) 2011: Illustrated Dictionary of Art-Related Terms (Drawspace Publishing) 2010: Getting Started with Drawing (Drawspace Publishing) 2004: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Drawing People Illustrated (Alpha Books) 2003: Drawing for Dummies (Wiley Publishing, Inc.)

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