The Artist May 2019

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

On Sale: 29/03/2019

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What's in this Issue?


  • In Conversation - Susie Hodge talks to Alan M. Hunt, winner of The Artist Award in last year's David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation Artist of the Year competition
  • Mark David Hatwood explains why record keeping is advisable and shares tips to make it easier
  • Watercolourist Shirley Trevena shares her love of drawing cartoons
  • Susie Hodge reviews the National Gallery's new exhibition of the work of Sorolla

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Hazel Soan begins a new three-part series - the way of the brush
  • Discover how mediums and solvents can enhance your painting with Graham Webber
  • Paint the illusion of depth in a coastal secene with Jenny Aitken
  • Peter Graham reveals his plein-air working methods and discusses his passion for paintig the French Riviera
  • How to paint figures to add life and movement to your watercolour paintings with Amanda Hyatt
  • Learn how to make simple monoprints and drypoint etchings with David Parfitt without the need for a press
  • Geoff Hunt paints three plein-air London scenes
  • How to depict realistic movement when painting animals with Ruth Buchanan
  • Paul Gadenne urges you to enjoy painting en plein air with tips and advice for successful painting sessions
  • Spice up your mixed media painting using acrylic spray paints with Waltraud Nawratil
  • Paul Talbot-Greaves shows how to paint a bluebell wood in three simple steps
  • Susie Hodge tests the new Caran d'Ache Graphite Line box sets for plein-air and studio work


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

All this and more in the May issue of The Artist, out on March 22.

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