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May 2017 The Artist

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  • Masterclass with Lewis Chamberlain, who talks to Susie Hodhe about his unusual subject matter
  • Caroline Saunders talks to Henrietta Graham who set herself a project to paint distinguished chefs
  • Get over it! More motivational tips from Adebanji Alade
  • Mark David Hatwood argues the case for artist/gallery partnerships in a digital age

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Lea Nixon shares his tips for loose, atmospheric watercolour landscapes
  • How to use aerial perspective for exciting compositions with Jo Quigley
  • Phil Tyler demonstrates measuring techniques for figure drawing
  • Glyn Macey challenges you to paint a harbour scene in the style of Rauschenberg
  • When is a painting finished? Advice from Charles Williams
  • Hazel Soan starts a three-part series on self-portraiture
  • The importance of values and chiaroscuro in oil painting with Martin Kinnear
  • Build your knowledge of watercolour techniques with Jake Winkle
  • Penny German shows how the use of pattern can create dramatic effects in still lifes
  • Create expressive landscapes using watercolour and gouache with Robert Dutton
  • Understanding anatomy - Gottfried Bammes on how to draw the head
  • R is for Relationship colours in Julie Collins' A - Z of colour series


  • Your views
  • The Art World
  • Exhibitions
  • Opportunities
  • Books

All this and more in the May issue of The Artist, out on March 24.