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June 2016 Leisure Painter

Learn to paint and draw with Leisure Painter - the number one learn-to-paint magazine, teaching beginners and amateur painters for over 45 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:

  • Carole Massey shows how to paint still water and reflections
  • Use a splattering technique to paint a bluebell wood with Ian Pethers
  • Becky Samuelson puts a set of Jackson's Studio synthetic brushes through it's paces
  • Tony Paul discusses top-quality watercolour papers from Hahnemühle

Pastel:

  • Bob Elcock introduces a white tiger for this month's painting project
  • Follow Graham Cox, step-by-step, as he captures a tree in the landscape

Acrylic:

  • Tony Hogan demonstrates how to use gesso primer and modelling paste to create impasto effects

Oil:

  • Capture fleeting spring light in the landscape with Christine Pybus

Other media:

  • Tony Underhill shows three approaches to the same photograph using pen and wash in the second part of his painting project
  • Sarah Jane Humphrey takes you through the stages of painting a botanical subject

Plus:

  • What to paint in June - Linda Birch encourages the use of different media to paint both detail and the wider picture
  • How to make the most of cool reds in your paintings with Tony Paul
  • Discover the difference between warm and cool colours for the landscape with Anne Kerr

And:

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

All this and much more in the June issue of Leisure Painter - out on April 22.