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Artistically, what would you most like to acheive in 2015?

 Taking part in an exhibition
 Entering a painting competition
 Visiting more exhibitions
 Exploring a new medium or subject
 Receiving painting or drawing tuition
 Other (please tell us in the forum)
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Featured video of the month

Pushing the Boundaries of Watercolour with Chris Forsey


Chris Forsey demonstrates how he uses a variety of water based painting mediums to produce art work which shimmers with light and crackles with energy

Our Magazines

  • 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
  • Leisure Painter February 2015
    How to paint interesting interiors, use pastels to paint still lifes, paint like JMW Tuner using acrylics 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
  • The Artist February 2015
    Ken Howard on painting in Paris, learn to produce expressive acrylic paintings, paint urban graffiti and more in this month's issue

Latest Features

How to Paint Autumn Leaves

Posted: 28 Oct 2014

From the Forum

RE: . Explore Watercolour free download . its a joke

Thank s very much POL. just had a look and it looks well worth a read. ..Syd

RE: . Explore Watercolour free download . its a joke

Hi Syd, Just checked the link and it appears to be working ok. Here is the direct page link for you http://www.painters-online.co.uk/userfiles/file/explorewatercolourcropped.pdf

RE: Profit by my mistake - if it was my mistake....

As I found this discussion so interesting I have posted a summary on my blog hoping to have captured the gist of


 
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