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July 2018 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:


  • How to paint a roe deer from a photograph with part one of Paul Hopkinson's painting project
  • Jem Bowden completes his spring landscape  with advice on brushwork and mark making
  • Use the wet-on-dry technique and just six colours to paint shells and pebbles with Ian Pethers
  • David Webb helps build your confidence as you paint a posy of spring flowers
  • Paint a portrait in miniature with Bill Mundy using the stippling technique
  • Liz Chaderton demonstrates a donkey on canvas
  • Follow ten essential graphite and watercolour techniques for painting wildlife with Michelle Campbell


  • Rebecca de Mendonça offers tips and techniques for sketching buildings in pastel
  • Follow Colin Joyce as he simplifies a harbour scene in part one of his painting project
  • Trudy Friend shows how a variety of different maks can bring life to your drawing
  • How to paint rain, puddles and reflections in acrylic with Tim Fisher
  • Steve Strode shares ideas and inspiration for practising your drawing skills
  • How to paint water, sand, reflections and a seagull in oil with Elena Parashko
  • Linda Birch shows how to paint seascapes and harbour scenes in oil


  • Reader's letters
  • 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
  • This month's sketching competition with David Bellamy

All this and more in the July issue of Leisure Painter - out on May 18