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December 2015

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For you to try this month:


  • Watercolourist Sue Sareen shows how to paint glass and opaque subjects
  • Follow Paul Hopkinson step-by-step to paint a gorgeous goldfinch in watercolour


  • Elena Parashko uses coloured pencils to draw the fruits of autumn
  • Careful study of detail will help produce accurate drawings says Trudy Friend, who completes a study of a pheaseant this month
  • How to draw the main features of a cat's face, and capture felines in action with Vic Bearcroft


  • Use water-mixable oils to paint a portrait in three stages with Tony Paul
  • Martin Kinnear shows how to transfer your watercolour skills to oil painting

Other media:

  • Linda Birch follows the style and techniques of Victorian nocturne painter, John Atkinson Grimshaw, with acrylics
  • Use pen & wash techniques to paint waterways, houseboats, locks and life on the river with Tim Fisher
  • Discover the simplicity of paper cutting with an introduction from Jessica Palmer


  • Steve Strode completes his series on colour by discussing how to develop your skills and confidence


  • Reader's letters
  • Art Club of the Year 2016 competition launches this month
  • Things to do this month
  • Reviews of the latest practical art books and DVDs
  • Art club news, profiles and exhibition listings
  • Exhibitions from around the UK
  • Paintings from the PaintersOnline gallery
  • Call for entries for Leisure Painter's open competition 2016

All this plus a Search Press special offer for all readers in the December issue of Leisure Painter - Out on November 6.