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

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See what's coming up in the August 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 14, 2017).

Celebrate Leisure Painter's 50th Anniversary in 2017!

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For you to try this month:


  • Learn the value of hard and soft edges when painting a landscape with Jem Bowden
  • Practise wet-in-wet watercolour with Rachel McNaughton as she paints summer flowers
  • Liz Chaderton shows how to paint lively watercolours of animals
  • David Webb looks at tonal variations in the first of a short problem-solving series
  • Build your confidence to paint more freely with Sue Bradley
  • Julie King shows how to paint the colours and textures of summer gardens


  • Journey into acrylics with Cat Croxford in the first of a new series on painting landscapes
  • Paul Alcock completes his painting project harbour scene from last month's photograph
  • How to paint translucent layers of acrylics with Tony Paul


  • Experiment with oil pastel resists, acrylic inks and watercolour with Tim Fisher
  • Steve Strode on finding artistic inspiration close to home
  • Paint a moonlit seascape in oils with Elena Parashko
  • Claire Martin shows how to use tinted surfaces for mixed media


  • Paint a local scene for this month's anniversary painting competition
  • Reader's letters
  • Things to do this month
  • Art club news, profiles and exhibition listings
  • Practical art books reviewed
  • Exhibitions from around the UK
  • Paintings from the PaintersOnline gallery

All this and more in the August issue of Leisure Painter - out on July14, click here to purchase your copy.

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