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  • 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

RE: Artwork into Greeting Cards

P.S. I have tried online printing companies and the results have uniformly been rubbish. I go personally to the printers and sit by the designer and we get the colour right on his computer screen

RE: Artwork into Greeting Cards

I use a local digital printing company to do my Christmas card and usually have about 75 printed. However, they will also do very small runs of 5 or so of individual cards. I would definitely

RE: Return to Realism?

Taking up the visionary element in painting again. Do explore further David Blackburn's work. The place to begin is his website that I omitted to mention on my previous posts. Here is the


 
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