The Artist September 2022

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Discover the joy of painting from the imagination with Silvia Pastore. Explore your creativity with Hazel Soan, Ian Sidaway, Jenny Aitken, Catherine Beale and much more!

On Sale: 15/07/2022

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  • Caroline Saunders talks to mixed-media artist Silvia Pastore about the joys of painting from the imagination
  • Mike Barr explains why concentrating our attention in one direction will reap rewards in others

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Ian Sidaway focuses on the seasons and the effects they have on our natural environment
  • Richard Allen shares his tips on painting birds at speed at the inspiring RSPB reserve at Minsmere
  • Jenny Aitken demonstrates how to paint cows and sheep in acrylics
  • Explore the creative possibilities of mark making as Melanie Cormack-Hicks puts her experimental work into practice
  • Hazel Soan explores temperature bias in the first of a new series on working with watercolour
  • Jo Pickering draws on lighting techniques used by the Old Masters to create her own dramatic portrait in oils
  • Catherine Beale shows how to paint meadow grasses and flowers in watercolour
  • Discover the new Wallace Seymour plant-based oils and Co Co Bello painting mediums with Andrew Field
  • Paul Riley paints the magnificent trees at Petworth in large-format watercolours
  • Robert Dutton demonstrates why liquid graphite and charcoal are an essential part of his tool kit
  • Follow Robert Brindley’s step-by-step demonstration and capture a rural scene in acrylics
  • Bring structure to your watercolours with a broad tonal range with advice from Julie Collins


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

All this and more in theSeptember issue of The Artist, out on July 15

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