Select Delivery Region:
Our magazines

January 2017

Do you have a promotion code? Please enter it in this box:

Learn to paint and draw with Leisure Painter - the number one learn-to-paint magazine, teaching beginners and amateur painters for 50 years. Practical painting and drawing features from top art tutors offering step-by-step tuition and easy-to-follow advice on how to draw and paint.
  • £5.20 Back issue rate

    Availability: In stock



For you to try this month:


  • Paint a snow-laden landscape with Julie King
  • Colin Steed introduces a coastal scene for this month's painting project
  • Tim Fisher answers a reader's question on how to improve his painting of foliage and trees
  • Paint a loose and lively watercolour of rowanberries with Rachel McNaughton


  • Elena Parashko combines theory with practice to help you paint more creatively from photographs
  • Martin Kinnear discusses the value of working in black and white to add drama and depth to your landscapes


  • Becky Samuelson puts Rembrandt soft pastels to the test
  • Use charcoal as an effective addition to your pastel repertoire with Heather Harman


  • Tony Paul shows how to use warm red earth colours for landscapes and portraits.
  • Make sense of colour and shape as you paint street scenes and figures with Fiona Peart
  • Learn to draw and paint loose lively figures in your sketchbook with Klaus Meier-Pauken


  • Reader's letters
  • See the winning entry to this year's Charity Christmas painting competition
  • Things to do this month
  • Reviews of practical art books
  • Art club news, profiles and exhibition listings
  • Exhibitions from around the UK
  • Paintings from the PaintersOnline gallery

All this plus call for entries to this year's Leisure Painter Open Art Competition in partnership with Patchings Art Centre and the Art Club of the Year 2017 in the January issue of Leisure Painter - out on December 2