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February 2020

On Sale: 03/01/2020

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  • In Conversation - Tjalf Sparnaay tells Susie Hodge what inspires his huge oil paintings

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Cliff Cramp demonstrates a digital seascape using Corel Painter 2020
  • How to add shadows to a bright February landscape with Paul Talbot-Greaves
  • Kathy Barker concludes her series on aspects of portraiture with advice on painting ears
  • Make white flowers glow uisng mixed media techniques with Soraya French
  • Robert Brindley demonstrates a winter scene in pastel
  • Try unusual colour combinations for watercolour painting with Steve Griggs
  • Ian Sidaway reveals how he uses on-the-spot reference material to work out compositions
  • Discover how the Old Masters used chiaroscuro to add depth and drama to their work with Adele Wagstaff
  • Tim Gustard captures the texture of cheese in a realistic still life acrylic painting
  • Wildlife artist Derek Robinson describes the process behind a narrative composition in watercolour
  • Eight ways to boost your creativity with Yael Maimon
  • Adebanji Alade recommends exercises to hone your sketching skills
  • How to handle and store your watercolour paper with Ian Sidaway
  • Julie Collins suggests colour combinations to capture winter skies


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

All this and more in the February issue of The Artist, out on December 27.

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