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January 2015

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The original practical magazine for all artists - packed with inspiring features - since 1931!
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Included in this month's issue:


  • Ken Howard on painting in New York

In Conversation:

  • Johnny Morant tells Caroline Sauders how he uses photographs for his dynamic compositions

Practical painting & drawing:

  • Alvaro Castagnet paints loose watercolours in Havana
  • Make your watercolours stand out - and hopefully win - in open art competitions with advice from Steve Hall
  • The practicalities of oil painting with Martin Kinnear
  • Add collage to your paintings with Soraya French
  • Geoff Hunt starts a new diary as he continues his quest to produce a perfect plein-air watercolour
  • Shop fronts as subjects for pastel painting with Felicity House
  • Advice from regular Painters-Online gallery artist, Louise Naimian, on painting fast and loose


  • Learn how Adebanji Alade makes his portraits come alive with character
  • Robert Dutton starts a new series looking at colour focussing this month on Payne's grey
  • Paul Wadsworth descibes his energetic approach to landscape painting
  • Master tone and temperature in watercolour with Tim Rose
  • Charles Williams starts a series for newcomers to watercolour
  • Useful advice for submitting to open art competitions from Ian Sidaway
  • Julian Halsby reviews the current exhibition of Turner's work at Tate Britain
  • The qualities of Strathmore artists' papers are tested by Robert Dutton


  • Fisrt call for entries in the 2015 The Artist & Leisure Painter/Patchings Open Art Competition
  • Pull-out guide to open art competitions and exhibitions 2015
  • See the winning entry in this year's Charity Christmas painting competition
  • Art courses & holidays showcase
  • Reader's letters
  • The Art World
  • Exhibitions
  • Art books and DVDs

All this and much more in the January 2015 issue of The Artist