Win one of ten copies of Painting & Drawing from GMC Publications

PaintersOnline, Leisure Painter and The Artist have teamed up with GMC Publications, offering you the chance to win one of ten copies of Painting & Drawing, Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner worth £19.99 each (rrp).

If you want to find your inner artist, this book will show you the way.

Covering drawing, watercolours, oils, colour pencils, charcoal and acrylics this compendium of art skills is perfect for the beginner who wants to explore the different media available.

In this collection of techniques and tutorials, all aimed at the novice artist you can get to grips with the many different avenues of expression available by following the advice and tutorials from expert artists, such as; Paul Clark (professional illustrator and watercolour artist); Adrian Burrows (art teacher and acrylics artist); Norman Long (art teacher and oil painter); Kendra Ferreira (art teacher and coloured pencil artist); and Richard Rochester (drawing lecturer and charcoal drawing artist).

Discover what each piece of equipment can achieve; solve the mysteries of perspective and tonal values; explore scale, composition, colour and tone, all from the perspective of the watercolour, acrylics, oil pencil and charcoal artist.

From the relaxing and enjoyable pastime of drawing, to the versatile, vibrant medium of oil painting, each discipline is clearly explained through a series of tutorials that build in complexity.

In addition to the tutorials, there is advice on tools, materials and techniques, plus plenty of tips throughout. By balancing practical, easy-to-follow exercises with insightful advice and tips honed for years of experience, each section gives the reader the tools needed to either begin from scratch or improve their practice.


For your chance to win one of ten copies of Painting & Drawing, Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner worth £19.99 (rrp) each from GMC Publications, simply answer the question on the right.

Closing date: 11/11/2020

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GMC Publications

GMC Publications publish a diverse range of craft & lifestyle books aimed at all skill levels, from the absolute beginner to the professional crafts person. Beautifully produced with full-colour photographs and step-by-step illustrations throughout, often with patterns included, these books are as appealing as they are hardworking. Written by expert authors, these publications offer a wealth of information and inspiration on a broad range of specialist subjects, ranging from basic ‘how-to’ and children’s craft books, to technical guides and books on creative projects.

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