The Artist February 2022

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Aim high in 2022 as you learn to paint mountains, tap into your inner Impressionist and much more!

On Sale: 24/12/2021

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  • Janine Baldwin, winner of The Artist Award in the 2021 Pastel Society’s annual exhibition, talks to Susie Hodge
  • Sarah Edmonds explores the world of digital art
  • Portrait Artist of the Year finalist Sally Ward discusses how to start your art career from scratch
  • Tap into your inner impressionist with Mike Barr

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Steve Griggs advises on how to evaluate and simplify a scene by making a simple shapes and value diagram
  • Learn how to capture a mountain scenes with Sevina Yates
  • Richard Suckling shares the materials and methods he uses to make his floral pastel paintings
  • Express yourself with large brushes and gouache for exciting results with top tips from Robert Dutton
  • Peter Cronin shares his advice for painting rainy scenes in watercolour
  • Discover the delights of painting winter landscapes with Haidee-Jo Summers
  • Ian Sidaway takes a considered look at how to choose and use a sketchbook that’s suited to your needs
  • Keith Tunnicliffe demonstrates a linocut of an allotment scene, made in his loose and colourful style
  • Julie Collins discusses focal points and how to use them to bring freshness to your work
  • Paint monochrome Chinese ink paintings with Amanda Hyatt
  • Jenny Aitken demonstrates how good lighting and a balanced arrangement can bring energy to a still life in acrylics


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

All this and more in the February issue of The Artist, out on December 24.

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