See what's coming up in the August 2020 issue of Leisure Painter

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See what's coming up in the August 2020 issue of Leisure Painter

Take a look at all the practical painting and drawing advice on offer in this month's issue of Leisure Painter (out on July 10).

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For you to try this month:


  • Liz Chaderton begins a seven-part guide to painting portraits
  • Julie King completes her painting of a sunny lane in St Tropez 
  • Paint a stormy coastal scene from a photograph with Jem Bowden
  • Amanda Cooper shows how to sketch the colours and heat of summer


  • Valérie Pirlot offers tips and techniques for painting gardens
  • Practise your brushstrokes with DJ as he begins a short series on painting trees
  • Use acrylic mediums to crate a textured painting of flowers and grasses with Jackie Garner
  • Graham Cox shows how to paint an atmospheric view of the Brecon Beacons in pastel
  • Learn to paint a garden bird with Chris Pendleton, from taking and processing a digital photograph to finished painting
  • Learn to pint with water-soluble sticks with Linda Birch
  • Tony Hogan continues his study of a local scene, this month painting in the midday light
  • Develop your sketching skills in line & wash with Tim Fisher
  • Anne Kerr shows how to draw portraits of animals using pastel pencils


  • Things to do this month
  • Reviews of the latest practical art books
  • Reader's letters
  • Paintings from the PaintersOnline gallery

All this and more in the August issue of Leisure Painter - out on July 10, click here to purchase your copy.


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