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October 2018 The Artist

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  • Discover the joys of a painting holiday with Peter Brown as seven go painting in Havana
  • Susie Hodge talks to Jeremy Gardiner about how he creates his abstract compositions in acrylic
  • Charles Williams muses on why we make paintings

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Lucy Willis shares tips for reimagining your photographs into successful watercolour paintings
  • Follow advice from Yael Maimon on how to position elements within the composition using the rule of thirds
  • Paul Talbot-Greaves shows how to paint an apple in three simple steps
  • Discover successful colour mixing with oils and follow a still life demonstration from Sarah Spackman
  • Paint atmospheric landscapes in gouache with Kevin Scully
  • Ian Sidaway works from his on-site reference material of the Lake District to make four watercolour paintings
  • Don't let grey days dampen your enthusiasm for plein-air painting - encouragement from Geoff Hunt
  • Martin Kinnear concludes his series on discovering a new style as he prepares for an exhibition
  • Discover cold wax and water-soluble oils for luminosity and texture in your paintings with Camilla Clark
  • Discover the value of monochrome painting with Paul Riley
  • Follow advice from Julie Collins on using tube and mixed greens in your watercolour painting
  • Paint a coastal scene in the style of Lamorna Birch with Glyn Macey
  • Be inspired by winners of this year's The Artist Open Competition


  • Your views
  • The Art World
  • Exhibitions
  • Opportunities
  • Books
  • PaintersOnline Editor's Choice Award

All this and more in the October issue of The Artist, out on September 7.