Leisure Painter May 2024

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Paint birds, beaches, bluebells and more with this month's Leisure Painter!

On Sale: 15/03/2024

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For you this month:

  • Discover the benefits of watercolour sticks for sketching with David Bellamy
  • Sarah Stokes shows how to draw a pair of bee-eaters using watercolour pencils
  • Learn how to mix colours ready to paint a bluebell wood with Nina Squires
  • Brighten up your day with Elena Parashko as you paint a beach scene in oils
  • Practise freehand drawing and line and wash techniques with Tony Underhill
  • Create the effect of shiny metal in acrylics as Jennifer Funnell demonstrates a stainless stell kettle step-by-step
  • Learn how to paint a harbour scene in watercolour with Colin Joyce
  • Use a limited palette of soft pastels to paint a scene from Beachy Head with Mike Rollins
  • Chloe Hibberd demonstrates a meerkat portrait in acrylics
  • Learn to create successful sketches quickly with top advice from Brian Smith
  • Hazel Money shares her top ideas and exercises for loosening up your acrylic painting


  • Things to do this month
  • Latest news and listings from UK art clubs
  • Art book reviews
  • Paintings from the Painters Online gallery

All this and more in the May issue of Leisure Painter - out on March 15.

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