The Artist August 2022

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Avoid the top five oil painting mistakes with Adebanji Alade, plus how to create harmony, drama, a sense of place and much more with our top artist tutors.

On Sale: 17/06/2022

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  • Caroline Saunders talks to Heath Hearn about his work and influence of the 1950s St Ives aesthetic
  • Sarah Edmonds explores the work of digital artist Claire Gill
  • Mike Barr encourages us to explore the energy of a brushstroke

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Peter Graham paints still life compositions in an impressionist style
  • Balance harmony and drama in your watercolour paintings with Jake Winkle
  • Ian Sidaway explores the appeal of landscapes in the first of a new four-part series
  • Develop your creative mindset with Melanie Cormack-Hicks
  • Adebanji Alade tackles common oil painting mistakes and shows how to avoid them
  • Learn how pen and wash can be the perfect stepping-stone to watercolour with Paul Weaver
  • Catherine Ingleby shares her creative lockdown journey into colour
  • Use pastels to capture a sense of place with Cheryl Culver
  • Judith Yates shows how to paint stranded boats in acrylics
  • Julie Collins demonstrates how to create interesting watercolour compositions
  • Take a sketchbook and camera to capture moments in time in acrylics with Carole Baker


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

All this and more in the August issue of The Artist, out on June 17

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