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Practical painting and drawing features from top art tutors offering step-by-step tuition and easy-to-follow advice on how to draw and paint.
For you to try this month:
explains aerial perspective for successful watercolour landscapes
Try painting two more watercolour skies with part 2 of Dave Pilgram's
on how to develop your own style of watercolour painting
Artist Lorna Gasperi
talks about painting garden scenes using a variety of gouache techniques - click here to read an extract online
Paint a beach scene, step-by-step, with Elena Parashko
creates, and uses, an impressionist palette using water-mixable oil
Tony Hogan uses a knife to put the latest set of Daler-Rowney System 3 acrylics to the test
Learn to paint the effects of rain on an urban scene with Bob Elcock
New artist contributor, Paula Henchell
, introduces a mixed media process to create a three-dimensional looking painting of foxgloves, in part one of a new series
Be inspired by your family album to produce memories in sepia pencil with Pauline Longley
(another new contributor) - click here to enter
the Leisure Painter and Painters-Online 'Paint from your Family Album'
Tim Fisher looks at the impact of different surfaces on drawing media
In part 2 of Lucy Swinburne's painting project she completes a portrait of a child in graphite - send your versions of this project to firstname.lastname@example.org to feature in the gallery
Derwent Award winner, Barney
, by Kerry Beere
View some of the award-winning readers' work from this year's Patchings Exhibition
Things to do this month
Art club news and gallery
Practical art book reviews
Exhibitions from around the UK
News from Painters-Online
All this and much, much more in the September issue of Leisure Painter!