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May 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:


  • Adrienne Parker shows how to paint still lifes with day-to-day objects
  • Complete your Cornish coastal scene with part two of Jem Bowden's painting projects
  • Kerry Bennett completes her eagle owl in watercolour
  • Learn to paint and draw figures in watercolour with Stephen Coates
  • Fiona Peart shows how to paint loose, lively spring flowers
  • Paint a portrait of a cat in sunlight using just five colours with David Webb


  • Jackie Garner introduces a photograph of an avocet for this month's painting project
  • Be inspired to paint railway scenes in acrylic with Alan Taylor
  • Anne Kerr shows how to draw skies, land and water using pen and ink
  • Paint a coastal scene following a host of tips and techniques from Steve Strode
  • Add a splash of colour to your sketches with Liz Chaderton as she paints animals from life
  • Paint a serene seascape using just three oil colours with Elena Parashko
  • Judith Heilbronn Crown shows how to use water-soluble pencils and solvents
  • Discover the joys of pen and ink as Linda Birch continues her look at different mediums


  • 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 May issue of Leisure Painter - out on March 22.