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May 2020

On Sale: 27/03/2020

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  • Michael Sole describes his intuitive approach to painting seascapes in oil and acrylic
  • We talk to Martin de la Bedoyere, managing director of Search Press, about his company's 50 years of success
  • Charles Williams shares his experiences as a contestant in this year's Sky Portrait Artist of the Year competition

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Hazel Soan begins a new three-part series on honing your artistic vision
  • Tips and techniques for using pastels en plein air in the UK and abroad from Richard Suckling
  • Graham Webber continues his series on landscape painting with advice on subject matter
  • Brian Smith shares the process of a plein air painting day at Windsor Castle
  • Paint snowdrops in the landscape and as subjects for still life with Soraya French
  • Robert Dutton highlights his favourite drawing media and shares his top tips for using them creatively
  • Follow the process of painting a hyperrealistic portrait with Andrew Norton
  • Discover the importance of planning as Kim Whitby concludes her series on developing your watercolour skills
  • Explore fresh, spring colours for painting still lifes with Julie Collins
  • Glyn Macey continues his coastal journey looking at Constable and Yarmouth as he records Yarmouth pier in mixed media
  • Prepare to travel with Claire Bowen's guide to managing your painting while you are away
  • Use line and wash to draw historic houses and buildings with Milly England


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

All this and more in the May issue of The Artist, out on March 20

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