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Print your own Christmas cards, see award-winning entries to our 90th anniversary front cover and TALP Open art competitions, try oil and cold wax painting techniques and much more!

On Sale: 29/10/2021

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  • Gareth Brown, winner of The Artist Award in the 2020 Royal Society of Marine Artists' annual exhibition, talks to Susie Hodge
  • Peter Brown shares his experiences of painting through the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Sarah Edmonds reports on how artists can survive a crisis such as the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Mike Barr shares the importance of lost and found edges for keeping your viewers' interest

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Robert Mee demonstrates a colourful harbour scene in watercolour
  • What is realism? Carl Knibb explains how he paints realistically but without to much detail
  • Steve Hall suggests exercises to take you out of your comfort zone as you tackle new subjects
  • Learn a new technique with Lisa Timmerman as you paint koi carp using oil and cold wax
  • Paint an oil study of the head with Adele Wagstaff as she concludes her current series
  • Keith Tunnicliffe begins a new three-part series on creating linocuts and shows how to make your own Christmas cards
  • Alan Bickley takes a closer look at Winsor & Newton's new Professional Watercolour and Oil synthetic brush ranges
  • Discover alternative ways to finish your frames with Peter Burgess
  • Lizet Dingemans shows how to paint skin using just three oil colours
  • Be inspired by the work of talented prizewinners in this year's TALP Open art competition
  • See winners of our exciting 90th anniversary front cover competition


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

All this and more in the December issue of The Artist, out on October 29..

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