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Kevin Day paints Leonardo de Caprio using an iPad




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Our Magazines

  • Leisure Painter April 2014
    Create texture and movement with pastels, paint raindrops in watercolour, paint the Great British weather and more in this month's issue
  • Leisure Painter May 2014
    Paint portraits in pastel, how to create a three-dimensional form in oil, paint spring landscapes in watercolour and more in this month's issue
  • Leisure Painter June 2014
    Paint a Great British bluebell wood, how to add texture to watercolours with Terry Harrison, painting wildlife and more in this month's issue
  • Leisure Painter July 2014
    Make the most of summer sunshine painting coastal, holiday and riverbank scenes, flowers, boats & harbours and more in this month's issue
  • Leisure Painter summer 2014
    How to paint and draw successfully from photographs, paint wet-in-wet sunflowers, follow Alan Owen to paint with pen & wash and more in this month's issue
  • 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
  • The Artist April 2014
    Paint in shades of grey and black, introduction to impasto, try adding collage and more in this month's issue
  • The Artist May 2014
    Lucy Willis the importance of the size of your work, adding pattern and colour to urban landscapes and more in this month's issue
  • The Artist June 2014
    Top tips for working in pastel, making meaningful brushmarks, still life in oils, painting successful foregrounds and more in this month's issue
  • The Artist July 2014
    Paint dramatic skies, discover useful greens for your landscape painting palette, Jamie Boots detailed wildlife drawings and more in this month's issue
  • The Artist summer 2014
    On-the-spot watercolour sketches, achieving a simple composition, how to paint rocks and cliffs 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

Latest Features

Perspective made easy

The Artist Posted: 11 Jul 2014

One Painting A Day

Posted: 04 Jun 2014

How to Paint Simple Figures

Posted: 13 May 2014

From the Forum

Exhibition at Ventnor Botanic Gardens, Isle of Wight

From today, July 25th, to 5pm on Wednesday July 30th, the Alfred 'Paddy' Kerr art group is holding one of its two annual exhibitions at Ventnor Botanic Gardens.  If you happen to be on the island,

RE: Arty snobbishness

Ali - I like your palette!  Is it plastic, or actually porcelain?  It certainly looks like porcelain.  If I see anything similar, I shall snap it up quick, before everyone else is inspired by your

RE: The Life Drawing thread

Ta - no I'm not interested in the Lives of the Artists, I fear; I've never yet found them more inherently interesting than the lives of plumbers, politicians, or, to keep the alliteration going,


 
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