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July 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:


  • Five techniques for adding interest to your watercolour paintings with David Bellamy
  • How to paint a green iguana with Liz Chaderton
  • Stephen Coates shows how to paint a Venetian scene with people in the second part of his painting project
  • Follow Charles Evans as he demonstrates five methods for painting trees


  • Colin Joyce introduces a photograph of Loch Maree and Slioch for this month's painting project
  • Complete your soft pastel landscape with part two of Graham Cox's project
  • Tim Fisher looks at orange lead soft pastel as he explores some of his favourite colours
  • Fill your garden journal with spring colour this month in part three of Ann Mortimer's series
  • A beginners guide to sketching and painting kits from Tim Fisher
  • Tessa Spanton shares the basic techniques for painting flowers on silk
  • Be inspired by a still life in oils to paint the same scene using acrylics with Steve Strode
  • Judith Heilbronn-Crown completes her series on coloured pencils with a look at drawing on black paper
  • Paint a sea turtle in acrylics with a step-by-step demonstration by Elena Parashko
  • Linda Birch shows how to paint with line and wash


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

All this and more in the July issue of Leisure Painter - out on May 17.