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  • Leisure Painter August 2014
    How to paint watercolours in 30 minutes, paint from your holiday photographs, how to paint rain and more in this month's issue
  • Leisure Painter September 2014
    How to find painting inspiration, develop confidence in your drawing skills, how to paint water and more in this month's issue
  • Leisure Painter October 2014
    How to draw and paint cats, beginners guide to oil painting, how to draw elephants, paint seascapes and more in this month's issue
  • Leisure Painter November 2014
    Paint a self-portrait, how to create an iridescent feather in coloured pencil, paint the colours of autumn and more in this month's issue
  • Leisure Painter December 2014
    Paint a water scene in pastel, wet-in-wet washes for painting autumn leaves, how to paint an apple and more in this month's issue
  • Leisure Painter January 2015
    Paint falling snow with David Bellamy, explore colour mixing, paint a red deer and more in this month's issue
  • The Artist August 2014
    Watercolour portrait sketches with Haidee-Jo Summers,make the best use of textural effects in your watercolours and more in this month's issue
  • The Artist September 2014
    Knife painting alla prima, mark making for wildlife subjects, pastellist's guide to colour and more in this month's issue
  • The Artist October 2014
    How to paint fur and skin in pastel, make reference photographs work for you, capture light and energy in watercolour and more in this month's issue
  • The Artist November 2014
    30-minute painting work-outs, paint a portrait on an iPad, using collage and acrylics to create atmosphere and more in this month's issue
  • The Artist December 2014
    What makes a strong composition, plein air paintings on large canvasses, discover what it's like to paint in front of TV cameras with David Thomas and more in this month's issue
  • The Artist January 2015
    Advice from Steve Hall on watercolour paintings to stand out in open competitions, Ken Howard painting in New York and more in this months issue

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How to Paint Autumn Leaves

Posted: 28 Oct 2014

From the Forum

RE: EU VAT reform...bad news

Yes Robert, well I did say that we mustn't get complacent....although that was about cadmium! I've been reading around again this evening on this VAT thing. As said, although it will only apply to

RE: EU VAT reform...bad news

There must surely be a minimum sales limit before this becomes necessary?  The complications for the tax authorities would be fantastic otherwise.  I think I'll just wait for it to hit me - and then

RE: How would you clean this?

Did you ever read the Jennings books, by the late Anthony Buckeridge?  Set in a prep school, and using outdated slang, they were nonetheless entertaining reads - anyway: one of the characters, one


 
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