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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) For Roz Wound Up Classes

What does “lifetime access” mean? The term “lifetime access” currently has no clearly defined meaning when applied to online classes. Is it the lifetime of the company? The teacher? The student? So what does “lifetime access” mean for classes with Roz Wound Up? I want to make the materials available to you for as long […]

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Gouache Compendium: Notes from Roz Wound Up Posts to Accompany My Gouache Demo

Above: Pen and gouache on non-receptive paper in a Moleskine Sketchbook. (I had this piece at my demo.) Even on non-receptive paper you can have a lot of fun with gouache, whether it’s filling in facial details or scribbling in a background color. Click on the image to view an enlargement. On Monday, November 26, […]

Lightfastness Tests

The following list is an attempt to put all the lightfastness tests I’ve done since starting this blog in the fall of 2008 onto one page. I will endeavor to update it as I do additional tests for lightfastness on other media. I have listed the items individually even though some links lead to reviews […]

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Drawing Animals from Life

Above: Sketch of a black rooster at the 2010 Minnesota State Fair. Staedtler Pigment Liner in a book I made using Gutenberg paper. Click on the image to view an enlargement. On April 5, 2012 I’m giving a “drawing animals from life” demonstration and talk at the Bell Museum’s Sketch Night. Because I am often […]

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Journal Zine Swap Instructions

Left: Instruction sheet giving instructions and specifications for the Journal Zine Swap in March 2011 at the MCBA Visual Journal Collective. Click on the image to view an enlargement. Whether you want to swap one of your zines for a copy of my Snow Piles zine, or want to organize your wn journal zine swap, […]

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Bell Museum Sketch Night

Left: the promo card for sketch night from the Bell their in-house designer made up with some of my sketches. Click on the image to view an enlargement.   UPDATE: 2013-2014 Sketch Night has begun its fourth year  Continuing the program begun in October 2010, the Bell Museum will hold Sketch Night on the FIRST […]

Brushes: Some Brushes That I Use

In August 2010 I published the first two posts specifically about brushes. (I’ve discussed brushes in other posts but not as the main topic.) I thought it would be easier, as time passes, for people to locate these posts if I created a page which listed the links, providing another way besides the search engine, […]

Color Theory: Related Posts and Recommended Books

On March 10, 2010 I wrote a post on Polymer Clay Color Inspirations—Techniques and Jewelry Projects for Creating Successful Palettes, by Lindly Haunani and Maggie Maggio. (Watson-Guptill, 2009) A reader, Cheryl, wrote in and asked if I could recommend a book on color theory using watercolor as the basic medium. I believe Haunani and Maggio […]

Commercially Bound Journals

Updated November 21, 2016—to add new entry for Seawhite of Brighton Sketchbooks. Updated October 24, 2016—to add new entry for Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbooks. Updated January 11, 2016 to add new information about Fabriano Venezia spine failures. Updated January 31, 2015 to add new information about Hand•Book Journals. The first link begins a 4 part review […]

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Films for the Holidays

  Note: This page originally appeared as a post on December 25, 2008. I added it as a page because the holidays are here again (November 25, 2009) and I’m sticking to my list. Left: actor James Stewart in a still from “The Naked Spur” which is an Anthony Mann western and NOT a holiday […]

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