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January 2018 Leisure Painter

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January 2018 Leisure Painter

Learn to paint and draw with Leisure Painter - the number one learn-to-paint magazine, teaching beginners and amateur painters for over 50 years. 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.
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For you to try this month:

Watercolour:

  • David Webb begins a year-long series on watercolour techniques with a look at the flat wash
  • How to paint a snow scene from a photograph with Colin Joyce
  • Colin Joyce helps build your watercolour confidence to paint a winter landscape
  • Learn how to paint the texture of wood with Terry Harrison

Plus:

  • Follow Trudy Friend as she experiments with drawing and painting techniques
  • Focus on the shadows as you paint a winter scene in acrylic with Charles Evans
  • Tony Paul starts a two-part series on portraits with ideas for drawing in pencil, charcoal and ink
  • Paint skies in the first of a four-part series on painting the elements of the landscape with Steve Strode
  • Winner of the Leisure Painter Award in this year's Open Competition, Jason Carlisle, talks about his passion for painting portraits
  • Unify your paintings with a six-colour palette and six exercises with John Mitchell
  • Make quick, lively sketched of animals with Gary Geraths
  • Adrienne Parker experiments with Sennelier's new Rive Gauche Fine Oil Colours for artists
  • Explore abstract painting processes with Linda Birch
  • Paint a market scene in old Casablanca using oil with Noel Gregory

And:

  • Reader's letters
  • Things to do this month
  • Art club news, profiles and exhibition listings
  • Practical art books reviewed
  • Exhibitions from around the UK
  • Paintings from the PaintersOnline gallery

All this plus the first call for entries to this year's Open Art Competition in partnership with Patchings Art Centre, in the January issue of Leisure Painter - out on December 1