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October 2020

On Sale: 04/09/2020

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  • Sarah Cosby, winner of The Artist Award in last year's David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year competition, talks to Susie Hodge
  • Sarah Edmonds explains the benefits of newsletters and building an email list

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Paint a portrait in just one sitting with Rob Wareing
  • Soraya French shares her tips for painting dandelions in mixed media
  • Paint autumn skies with Julie Collins
  • Jenny Aitken shows how to paint sailing boats on sparkling seas in oil
  • Learn to capture a sense of place in your landscape paintings with Andrew Newton
  • In the final part of her series, Ruth Buchanan looks at finding your own style 
  • Milly England shares her thoughts on watercolour papers
  • Clare Bowen puts Jackson's Black Hog bristle, Procryl and Onyx synthetic brushes to the test
  • Follow Paul Talbot-Greaves to paint sweet peas in watercolour using the negative painting technique
  • Robert Dutton explains why Unison Colour Soft Pastels are his first choice for both studio and outdoor drawing and painting
  • Be inspired by some of the winners in this year's The Artist Open Competition


  • Four-page pullout on art courses for everyone
  • The Art World
  • Your views
  • Exhibitions
  • Opportunities
  • Books and DVDs
  • This month's PaintersOnline Editor's Choice Award

All this and more in the October issue of The Artist, out on September 4

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