Leisure Painter August 2022

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This month learn how to paint an African elephant, a rottweiler puppy, a 1930s-style poster and much more!

On Sale: 17/06/2022

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For you this month:

  • Follow Alison Nicholls and paint an African elephant in watercolour for this month's painting project
  • Journey through ancient building and treasures using subtle watercolour techniques with David Bellamy
  • Make a tonal sketch from a photograph with Paul Clark's painting project
  • Create a vibrant collage of vegetables in just five stages with Hazel Jarvis
  • Practise traditional oil painting techniques to create detailed interior scenes with Paul Minter
  • Stephen Coates shares colour-mixing advice for painting a simple summer landscape
  • Experiment with different papers as you develop your drawing skills with Elena Parashko
  • Steve Strode explains the benefits of working with a limited palette
  • Find your own style of drawing with ink with top tips from Anthony Nield
  • Focus on boats and reflections as you work from a photograph with Murray Ince
  • Create a 1930s-style poster using gouache with Andy Walker
  • Follow Lucy Swinburne to capture a rottweiler puppy with pastel pencils
  • Brian Smith concludes his exploration of watercolour with a critique of student's work


  • Things to do this month
  • Reader's letters
  • Exhibitions
  • Reviews of the latest practical art books
  • Latest news and listings from UK art clubs
  • Paintings from the PaintersOnline gallery

All this and more in the August issue of Leisure Painter

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