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April 2017

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The original practical magazine for all artists - packed with inspiring features - since 1931!
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  • Masterclass with Tim Rose, who explains how St Paul's Cathedral is a continuous source of material for his watercolour paintings
  • Caroline Saunders talks to Scottish colourist Cara McKinnon Crawford
  • Read, read, read! More motivational tips from Adebanji Alade
  • Lachlan Goudie shares his tips for getting your work noticed in painting competitions
  • A reflection on the 300 year history of The Royal Society of British Artists by president James Horton

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Philip Tyler starts a six-part series on improving your figure drawing
  • Wildlife artist Chris Rose suggests ways of adding interest and surprising the viewer
  • Advice from James Hobbs on how to join a sketchcrawl club and the benefits you will reap
  • Glyn Macey challenges you to paint the London skyline in the style of JMW Turner
  • Follow Graham Brace to paint oysterctachers in mixed media
  • How to paint seated figures in oils with Adele Wagstaff
  • Why getting stuck in the middle of a painting can be productive with Charles Williams
  • Judi Whitton shares advice on avoiding symmetry in your design
  • Liz Seward shares her love of Caran d'Ache Luminance 6901 pencils
  • Develop a complex oil painting froma variety of reference material with James Horton
  • Q is for Quinacridone colours in Julie Collins' A - Z of colour series
  • Jake Winke advises on the best equipment to buy when starting out in watercolour


  • Your views
  • The Art World
  • Exhibitions
  • Opportunities
  • Books

All this and more in the April issue of The Artist, out on February 24.