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August 2018 The Artist

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The original practical magazine for all artists - packed with inspiring features - since 1931!
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  • Masterclass - Lara Cobden, The Artist Award winner in the 2017 Sciety of Women Artists' annual exhibition, talks to Susie Hodge
  • Vivienne Cawson tells Caroline Saunders how she creates her watercolour floral compositions
  • Charles Williams muses on private views

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Amanda Hyatt shows how tonal impressions will add light and drama to your watercolours
  • Tips and advice from Jenny Aitken for creating a composition with flow and energy
  • Ann Witheridge's series on portraiture concludes with advice on how to avoid making compositional mistakes
  • Loosen up your acrylics with Barry Herniman
  • Try acrylic spray paints for mixed media painting with Robert Dutton
  • Geoff Hunt begins a four-part series on the challenges of plein-air watercolour painting
  • Martin Kinnear shares his thoughts on sketching and finding inspiration as he continues his quest for reinventing his style
  • Discover the art of story telling in your painting with advice from Jo Quigley
  • Paint wild flowers in acrylics with Paul Talbot-Greaves
  • Discover the advantages of water-mixable oils with Paul Riley
  • Julie Collins advises on colour combinations for painting trees in watercolour
  • Add atmosphere to your watercolour street scenes with Robert Brindley
  • In the second of a new series, Glyn Macey takes inspiration from Turner as he paints a sunset in acrylic


  • Your views
  • The Art World
  • Exhibitions
  • Opportunities
  • PaintersOnline Editor's Choice Award
  • Adebanji Alade's latest sketching competition

All this and more in the August issue of The Artist, out on July 13.