The Artist July 2019

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The original practical magazine for all artists - packed with inspiring features - since 1931!

On Sale: 24/05/2019

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  • Masterclass - Roger de Muth talks about his journey from professional illustrator to full-time artist
  • Mark David Hatwood advises on packing couriers and insurance to ensure your work arrives safely at its destination

Practical painting and drawing:

  • How to achieve light, spontaneity and atmosphere in your watercolours with David Taylor
  • Sheila Goodman zooms-in on the landscape, concentrating on colours, patterns and textures using soft pastels
  • Create depth in your landscapes with Jenny Aitken
  • Martin Kinnear explains how to manage colour for visual design purposes
  • How to paint a backlit treescape in acrylics with Carole Baker
  • Ian Sidaway describes how Provence inspired a set of paintings for the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours exhibition
  • Hazel Soan concludes her series on brushstrokes
  • Methods for developing successful compositions for animal painting with Ruth Buchanan
  • Advice from Robert Dutton on how to avoid overworking
  • Paul Talbot-Greaves demonstrates a rose in watercolour, in five easy stages
  • How to paint street scenes with Jake Winkle
  • Geoff Hunt paints by the riverside
  • How to make the right choices for your painting with Judi Whitton
  • The Art of Trees - we highlight the work of Bedgebury Pinetum Florilegium Society


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

All this and more in the July issue of The Artist, out on May 17.

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