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November 2018 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:


  • How to paint a building with three different sets of colour in the second part of Colin's Steed's painting project
  • Gwen Scott shows how to paint an autumn landscape
  • Learn to apply background washes to paint boats on the water with David Webb
  • Practice watercolour techniques for painting autumn leaves with Tessa Spanton


  • Be inspired to keep an illustrated garden journal with Ann Mortimer
  • Richard Holland shows how to paint crashing waves in oil in this month's painting project
  • Paint a still life of metal and glass using acrylics with Steve Strode
  • Julie Askew shres her thoughts and techniques to produce a meaningful painting of wildlife
  • Learn to add colour to your sketches with Tony Underhill
  • Tim Fisher starts a new beginners guide to oil pastels with a still life of a red pepper
  • Paint an autumn landscape using acrylics with Charles Evans
  • Elena Parashko shows how to simplify a complicated image of ship's rigging
  • Develop your skills and build confidence with advice on painting every day from Tara Roskell and Sandra Busby
  • Tim Fisher puts Pintor pens by Pilot to the test
  • Our series on miniatures comes to an end with a look at surfaces for portraits with Pauline Denyer Baker


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

All this and more, including your free guide to art courses and holidays for 2018/19, in the November issue of Leisure Painter - out on October 5