December 2021

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Learn how to paint flowers, landscapes, seascapes, birds and more. Plus, be inspired by prizewinners in this year's TALP Open art competition.

On Sale: 29/10/2021

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For you this month:

  • Use warm and cool shades to paint a red rose in watercolour with Julie King
  • Colin Joyce shows how to use just five colours to paint a seascape from a photograph
  • Follow six different approaches to drawing a building with Tony Underhill
  • Paint an autumnal woodland landscpe in oils as DJ shows how to make leaf patterns and more
  • Steve Strode shows how to transfer a beach scene photograph into a finished acrylic painting
  • Paint a vibrant watercolour kingfisher using your smallest brushes with Paul Hopkinson
  • Jackie Garner completes her acrylic painting series with a look at mixed-media with collage
  • Produce watercolour studies of flowers following Eleanor Longhurst's 10-step method
  • Practise mixing greens as you follow Charles Evans to paint a Cumbrian landscape
  • Elena Parashko shows how to paint a scene of an Australian chapel by a lake in acrylics
  • Take the first steps to understanding perspective with Tim Fisher
  • Try something different as you create zentangles and zendalas with Carrie McKenzie


  • Award-winning art from this year's TALP Open competition and exhibition
  • An introduction to our TALP Open 2022 competition
  • Things to do this month
  • Exhibitions
  • Latest news and listings from UK art clubs
  • Reviews of the latest practical art books
  • Paintings from the PaintersOnline gallery

All this and more in the December issue of Leisure Painter - out on October 29.

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