Leisure Painter December 2023

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Make the most of autumn colours and much more in this month's issue.

On Sale: 20/10/2023

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What's in this Issue?

For you this month:

  • Meet the award winners of this year's Leisure Painter Open Art Competition
  • Use the dry-brush technique to add sparkle to your watercolours with David Bellamy
  • Paint flowers on an Italian windowsill with Veronica Winters
  • Marina Bakasova shows how to paint a seagull in six easy-to-follow stages
  • Linda Birch takes a seasonal look at life in her village using different media
  • Use soft pastels and pastel pencils to create a coastal scene with Nina Squire
  • Learn how to draw accurately as Brian Smith explains the rules of perspective
  • Be inspired by Klimt as Paul Minter continues his series on oil painting for beginners
  • Dr Susan Poole shows how to create woodblock prints with just a handful of tools
  • Step outside to paint autumn trees with help from Denis John Naylor
  • Rachel McNaughton shows how to paint silver birches in soft pastel
  • Try filling your pencil sketches with colour with Colin Steed


  • Things to do this month
  • Exhibitions
  • Latest news and listings from UK art clubs
  • Readers letters
  • Art book reviews
  • Paintings from the PaintersOnline gallery

All this and more in the December issue of Leisure Painter - out on October 20.

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