May 2022 Leisure Painter

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Make the most of limited colour palettes to paint a Spanish landscape, seasonal trees and skies. Plus, learn to paint daffodils, still lifes and much more!

On Sale: 18/03/2022

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For you this month:

  • Julie King introduces a photograph of a camellia for this month's painting project
  • Build your colour-mixing confidence with Andy Walker as you paint a Spanish landscape
  • Use watercolour pencils to sketch a vintage oil can with Colin Joyce
  • Charles Evans shows how the same acrylic colours can be used to paint both winter and spring trees
  • Work in detail with Paul Hopkinson as he begins a ink and wash study of an ammonite
  • Paint two simple sky studies in watercolour, using just three colours, with Stephen Coates
  • Elena Parashko shows how to draw simple flowers in graphite
  • Paint a scene of Dunstanburgh Castle using watercolour washes with Rachel McNaughton
  • Mike Rollins shows how to paint the same Castle using a host of acrylic painting technques
  • Learn to paint realistic reflections in watercolour with the first in a new short series by Colin Steed
  • Alice May demonstrates how to paint daffodils
  • Learn to paint with conviction with Brian Smith
  • Tony Hogan shows how to create an impasto effect and use glazing techniques with acrylics


  • Call for entries to our TALP Open 2022 competition
  • Winning paintings from our recent competition
  • Things to do this month
  • Exhibitions
  • Latest news and listings from UK art clubs
  • Paintings from the PaintersOnline gallery

All this and more in the May issue of Leisure Painter - out on March 18.

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