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November 2017 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 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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Celebrate Leisure Painter's 50th Anniversary in 2017!

For you to try this month:


  • Michelle Campbell demonstrates her painting processes as she paints the natural world
  • In part two of his painting project, Colin Steed adds figures and a dog to his painting of Galleywood
  • How to paint meerkats with Hazel Soan
  • Create an autumn woodland scene with Paula Henchell
  • Paint physalis in 30-minutes with Ann Mortimer
  • Paul Hopkinson completes his portrait of a harvest mouse


  • How to paint texture and create a lively style with Brendan Smith
  • Helen Elliott demonstrates the creation of one of her signature paintings


  • Four exercises to help you paint trees more easily with Stephen Coates
  • Tim Fisher draws boats, buildings and a busy market scene using ink and coloured pencils
  • Tony Paul looks at classical composition to help you paint better pictures
  • How to think, observe and plan like an artist with advice from Martin Kinnear
  • Tim Fisher experiments with Caran d'Ache's sketching materials
  • Be inspired by John Byrne and put your drwing skills and sense of humour to the test
  • Brighten up an autumn day by painting tulips in oils with Elena Parashko


  • Enter this month's anniversary painting competition
  • Enter our Charity Christmas painting competition
  • Reader's letters
  • Things to do this month
  • Art club news, profiles and exhibition listings
  • Practical art books reviewed
  • Exhibitions from around the UK
  • Paintings from the PaintersOnline gallery

All this and more in the November issue of Leisure Painter - out on October 6.