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September 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:


  • Learn the benefits of the lifting-out technique and paint a flower study with David Webb
  • Chris Hughes shares brush and colour-mixing techniques for developing your landscape painting style
  • Paint white agapanthus in the Mediterranean sun with Julie King
  • How to paint a butterfly on a buddleia with Rachel McNaughton


  • Paint a plein-air landscape in acrylics with Rodney Kingston
  • Paula Henchell completes her oil painting of poppies and peonies
  • For this month's painting project, Linda Hampson introduces a photograph of a badger for you to reproduce in coloured pencils
  • How to draw a miniature portrait in coloured pencil with Tim Hayward
  • Tips and techniques for painting colourful garden scenes using gouache from Lorna Gasperi
  • Elena Parashko shows how to paint sea, surf and a rural beach scene in acrylics using the oil-painting technique
  • Tim Fisher continues his weather report showing how to infuse your acrylic paintings with mood and atmosphere
  • Learn how to create effective aerial perspective in your paintings with Christine Pybus
  • Linda Birch introduces Derwent's Lightfast coloured pencils
  • Fill your sketchbook with Tony Underhill and follow Tony's challenge to sketch a still life
  • Paint figures on a rainy day using Brusho with Carrie McKenzie


  • Things to do this month
  • Art club news, profiles and exhibition listings
  • Exhibitions from around the UK
  • Reviews of the latest practical art books and DVDs
  • Paintings from the PaintersOnline gallery

All this and more in the September issue of Leisure Painter - out on August 10.