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April 2021

On Sale: 19/02/2021

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  • Susie Hodge talks to Linda Saul, winner of The Artist Award in the 2020 Royal Watercolour Society Contemporary Watercolour Competition exhibition
  • Mike Barr offers advice on being your own best critic
  • Marine Costello shares top tips to help you sell your work online

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Lotta Camilla Teale shows how to paint shiny objects, such as silver and ceramics, in still lifes
  • Discover scumbling and glazing techniques for adding interest to your oil paintings with Alan Bickley
  • Learn how to create dramatic landscapes in pastel with Cheryl Culver. Watch a video of Cheryl's work.
  • Jake Winkle shows how to bring movement and narrative to your wildlife paintings
  • Ann Witheridge considers how to best capture a sitter's expression in the final article of her series
  • How to paint trees and woodlands in acrylics with Barry Herniman
  • Adele Wagstaff begins a new series on still life by making a tonal study
  • Take your gouache to the next level with tips on plein air studies and mixed media from Robert Brindley
  • Explore the creative possibilities of oil pastels with Robert Dutton
  • Jo W Pickering demonstrates a watercolour portrait using layering and glazing techniques


  • The Art World
  • Your views
  • Exhibitions
  • Opportunities
  • This month's PaintersOnline Editor's Choice Award

All this and more in the April issue of The Artist, out on February 19

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