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January 2019 Leisure Painter

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Learn to paint and draw with Leisure Painter - the number one learn-to-paint magazine, teaching beginners and amateur painters for over 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.
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For you to try this month:


  • Use watercolour to sketch and paint wildlife with Julia Cassels
  • Colin Steed introdues a misty coastal scene for this month's painting project
  • How to paint the bright colours of central Italy with Colin Joyce
  • Brian Smith begins a series on painting figures in watercolour
  • Paint snow scenes four ways with Robert Newcombe - from photos, imagination, a sketch or on location


  • Paint in the style of Van Gogh with Sarah Wimperis
  • Matthew Evans shows how to paint flowers and gardens in acrylics
  • Paint an acrylic snow scene with Steve Strode
  • Jenny Keal shares tips and techniques for painting with pastels
  • Linda Birch begins a new series looking at popular media with how to choose and use charcoal
  • Learn simple techniques for coloured pencils with Judith Heilbronn-Crown
  • Ann Kerr begins a six-month series on drawing with ink
  • Tips and techniques for drawing mindfully and regularly with Susan Yeates
  • Elena Parashko discusses the challenges she overcame to paint a mural in an observatory on a remote island


  • Things to do this month
  • Art club news, profiles and exhibition listings
  • Exhibitions from around the UK
  • Reviews of the latest practical art books and DVDs
  • Paintings from the PaintersOnline gallery

All this and more in the January issue of Leisure Painter - out on November 30.