See what's coming up in the August 2024 issue of The Artist

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See what's coming up in the August 2024 issue of The Artist

Focus on faces, flowers and focal points and so much more with this month's issue of The Artist.



  • Caroline Saunders talks to Anne McCormack about how she uses colour to bring atmosphere to her unique interior scenes
  • Alan Bickley sheds light on the often-bewildering array of papers available to the artist
  • Sally Stirling talks to Ben Mosley, official artist for Team GB at the Paris 2024 Olympics
  • Sarah Edmonds keeps you up-to-date with up-coming trends to help showcase your artwork
  • Mike Barr advises you to make your artist’s statement simple, truthful and short
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Practical painting and drawing:

  • Maria Rose shows how to capture the colour and atmosphere of your subject when working en plein air
  • This month, in his series on simplifying complex subjects in watercolour, Grahame Booth turns his attention to shadows
  • Robert Brindley explores why Venice has an enduring appeal for artists
  • Working from photographic references, Mark Fennell shares tips for capturing children in oils
  • Helen Tarr takes us out into the countryside to explore painting seasonal flowers alla prima
  • Kevin Scully tackles people in pastel pencils in the second of his five-part series on loosening up your painting
  • Catherine Beale uses aerial perspective to create a stand-out focal point
  • In the third of five articles on portraits in oils, Peter Keegan describes the ‘inside-out’ method
  • Paint shadows full of colour with Barry Herniman as he demonstrates a sunlit scene in Corsica


  • The Art World
  • Opportnities
  • Book reviews
  • This month's Painters Online Editor's Choice

All this and more in the August issue of The Artist, out on June 24 - click here to purchase your copy.

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