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December 2019

On Sale: 08/11/2019

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For you to try this month:


  • Complete your three ostriches with part two of Kerry Bennett's painting project
  • Brian Smith shares his Christmas-inspired painting themes
  • Learn to mix skin tones and paint a wet-in-wet portrait with Shelagh Ashley
  • Jackie Barrass shows how to paint a delicate lily using wet-in-wet techniques
  • Paint a fox with Alison Fennell
  • David Webb shows how to mix watercolour on your paper as you paint a still life
  • Use three colours to paint a stone bridge, trees, rocks, water and reflections with Stephen Coates


  • Andy Walker shows how best to use photographs as subject matter
  • Practise oil painting techniques for painting landscapes both indoors and out with Richard Holland
  • Use line and wash to paint a pine cone with Alice Savery
  • Linda Birch introduces gouache for beginners
  • How to create aerial perspective to paint a Cornish landscape with Tony Hogan
  • Elena Parashko shows how to paint two dogs in oil


  • 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
  • Your pull-out and keep 2019 index

All this and more in the December issue of Leisure Painter - out on November 1.

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