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April 2020

On Sale: 28/02/2020

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For you to try this month:


  • How to paint a winter sky with Stephen Coates
  • Helen Campbell demonstrates a single snowdrop in detail
  • Learn to confidently block in with Andy Walker
  • Lesley Linley shows how to paint a waterfall


  • Milly England completes her gouache of flowers on a cafe table
  • Tony Underhill shares tips for including figures in townscapes as he introduces this month's painting project
  • How to paint people in oils with Valérie Pirlot
  • Simplify a scene and paint a winter landscape with Murray Ince
  • Jackie Garner encourages you to leave your comfort zone and play with your art materials
  • How to simplify the greens you see in the landscape with colour mixing ideas for oil with Tim Fisher
  • Complete your Russian-inspired still life with Elena Parashko
  • Chloe O'Neil demonstrates a blue tit using coloured pencils
  • The winner of the Leisure Painter Award 2019, Helen Martell, talks about her painting life with Ingrid Lyon


  • 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 and more in the April issue of Leisure Painter - out on February 21.

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