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Boro Beads: A Colour Investigation
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Boro Beads: A Colour Investigation part 1

Begun in Journal Issue 7 and continued in Journal Issue 8, this is the first part, extracted into its own booklet.

Boro Beads: A Colour Investigation part 1 (1.3MB)

Photo Editing

We produced a tutorial booklet on image editing using the GIMP, a free, open-source program.

A Guide To Photo Editing Using the GIMP (11.5MB)

• Basic image editing: crop, whiten backgrounds, resize, add a signature
• Additional tutorial – how to make image collages and add borders to images
• Tips for Paint Shop Pro, Photoshop and Serif PhotoPlus X5

Newsletter back issues


A Guide To Photo Editing Using the GIMP (11.5MB)


Summer 2012 Newsletter (765 KB)


Summer 2011 Newsletter (651 KB)


Winter 2010 Newsletter (720 KB)
Spring 2010 Newsletter (1.0 MB)


Autumn 2009 Newsletter (1.2 MB)


Autumn 2007 Newsletter (1.1 MB)

Summer 2007 Newsletter (1.8 MB)

Spring 2007 Newsletter (1.6 MB)


December 2006 Newsletter (6.5 MB)

March 2006 Newsletter (1 MB)


December 2005 Newsletter (589 KB)

Sept 2005 Newsletter (730 KB)

June 2005 Newsletter (838 KB)

March 2005 Newsletter (951 KB)