The Artist April 2024

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Packed with inspiration for artists!

On Sale: 16/02/2024

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  • Caroline Saunders talks to Taiwanese watercolourist Chien Chung-Wei
  • Sarah Edmonds discovers that working across different media adds creative freedom to the work of artist Maggie Smith
  • The move into professionalism for artists comes at a cost, warns Mike Barr
  • Mark David Hatwood shares his thoughts on Non-Fungible Tokens

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Charles Williams demonstrates how he uses paint to tell a story
  • Rosso Emerald Crimson starts working on the background of her floral portrait in the third of her four-part series
  • Grahame Booth turns his attention to buildings as he continues his series on simplifying your subject
  • Steve Hall uses pastels to paint the villages and landscapes of East Anglia
  • Carole Robson explores the gouache lift technique and demonstrates a colourful tulip painting
  • Learn to love your greys as Paul Riley shows how this colour can transform your watercolour paintings
  • Peter Keegan explores light and atmosphere as he shows how to paint figures in oils
  • Barry Herniman exploits the qualities of gouache to produce paintings of falling water
  • Alan Bickley puts the Natural Line range of eco-friendly papers by Hahnemühle through their paces
  • Paul Talbot-Greaves offers advice on how to make sure the focal point is supported by the rest of the work
  • Erwin P Lewandowski shows how to capture the swirling quality of water with coloured pencils


  • The Art World
  • Your views
  • Exhibitions
  • Opportunites
  • Book reviews
  • This month's PaintersOnline Editor's Choice

All this and more in the April issue of The Artist, out on February 16.

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