If you are thinking of taking up drawing as a hobby, you need to know about the materials and mediums available. This knowledge will help you make the right decision about the items to purchase before you start - ensuring your money is well spent. Suitable for all ages, this feature, which includes lots of handy tips, is divided into easy to follow colour coded sections. Artists Dave Murray and John Rice have always taken care to ensure that their students do not waste their time and money buying materials unsuitable for their chosen style of drawing. This feature brings their sound advice to a wider audience and is a must for those wanting to make the most of their potential.