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June 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:


  • Bring your watercolours to life as Stephen Coates shows how to fill them with figures for this month's painting project
  • How to paint a toucan with Liz Chaderton
  • Adrienne Parker shows how to paint a complex interior scene
  • Linda Birch shares a beginner's guide to watercolour


  • Jackie Garner completes her avocet using heavy-body acrylics in part two of her painting project
  • How to begin a nature journal with Michelle Campbell
  • Tim Fisher begins a six-part series discussing the merits and uses of his favourite colours
  • Paint a building in the landscape using pastels with Graham Cox
  • Anne Kerr concludes her series on landscape painting with a step-by-step demonstration
  • Follow nine simple exercises from Steve Strode to help develop your painting skills
  • Be inspired by the travel posters of the 1930s with Alan Taylor
  • Judith Heilbronn-Crown discusses surfaces for coloured pencil
  • Combine watercolour and gouache with Sarah Wimperis to paint a balcony scene with flowers
  • See the winning sketches in last year's sketchbook competition


  • 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 June issue of Leisure Painter - out on April 18.