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See what's coming up in the October 2019 issue of Leisure Painter

Posted on Wed 21 Aug 2019

For you to try this month:


  • Use a variety of techniques to paint morning light with Jem Bowden
  • Liron Yanconsky shows how to paint scenes full of contrast and drama
  • Complete your cat portrait as Paul Hopkinson shows how to add the nose, whiskers and layers of fur
  • Paint a flower from life with Pam Bowen


  • Try water-mixable oils with Valérie Pirlot
  • Tony Underhill introduces a photograph of Granchester Parish Church for this month's painting project
  • Paint an underwater scene in acrylics with Elena Parashko
  • Christine Pybus demonstrates a simple study in oils
  • Learn how best to use yellow ochre with Tim Fisher
  • Paint a vignette in gouache with Murray Ince
  • Charles Evans demonstrates an early autumn woodland scene in acrylics
  • Develop your pastel painting skills as Rebecca de Mendonça paints a figure of a child
  • Understanding tonal values with Steve Strode
  • Linda Birch looks at oils for beginners


  • Award-winning paintings from this year's Leisure Painter Open Competition
  • Things to do this month
  • Art club news, profiles and exhibition listings
  • Exhibitions from around the UK
  • Reviews of the latest practical art books
  • Reader's letters
  • Paintings from the PaintersOnline gallery

All this plus your 16-page guide to art courses and holidays forthe rest of this year d to 2020 and more in the October issue of Leisure Painter - out on September 6, click here to purchase your copy.

See what's coming up in the October 2019 issue of Leisure Painter