The Artist January 2024

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Be inspired by top artists with this month's issue of The Artist

On Sale: 17/11/2023

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What's in this Issue?


  • Caroline Saunders talks to Adam Ralston about how he captures the character of a still life
  • Sarah Edmonds explores the basics of marketing to help artists build strong foundations for successful creative businesses
  • Mike Barr extols the virtues of visiting big art galleries

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Chris Forsey shows how he paints a lively river using up to four different media
  • Explore the technique of layering watercolours with James Willis
  • Cy Baker, Wildlife Artist of the Year 2022, describes how he captures the natural world in Biro with a touch of oils
  • Graham Webber explores the pros and cons of photos and shows how to use them to best effect in your paintings
  • Robert Dutton advocates using a limited palette to create harmonious winter landscapes
  • Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year finalist, Sally Ward, reveals how she tackles the challenges of a formal portrait commission
  • Sophie Ploeg shares her ten top tips for painting from photographs
  • When it comes to choosing watercolour brushes, make sure you get it right with help from Paul Talbot-Greaves
  • William Teather demonstrates how magic realism inspires his paintings
  • Andrew Field explains the benefits of working on a series of small abstract landscape paintings
  • David Wilkey recounts how a chance experiment with Photoshop led to his unique approach to painting


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

All this and more in the January issue of The Artist, out on November 17.

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