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September 2018 The Artist

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The original practical magazine for all artists - packed with inspiring features - since 1931!
  • Back issue

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  • Anthony Yates, The Artist Award winner in last year's Royal Society of British Artists annual exhibition, talks to Caroline Saunders
  • Charles Williams muses on the rules of painting

Practical painting and drawing:

  • Amanda Hyatt concludes her series with confidence-building tips for plein-air painting
  • How to choose the best format for your subject matter - Yael Maimon begins a new series on composition
  • Adding a dip pen for fine details when painting en-plein-air - Geoff Hunt shares his results
  • Aldo Balding demonstrates a full length portrait and advises on measuring techniques
  • Capture the essence of Venice in watercolour with Robert Brindley
  • Paul Talbot-Greaves shows how to add figures to beach scenes in three easy steps
  • Be inspired to paint in the style of Christopher Wood with Glyn Macey's latest article
  • Jenny Wheatley explains why returning to the same location time and again adds interest to her paintings
  • The first of two articles from Ian Sidaway on his plein-air painting practices
  • Alyona Nickelsen puts Derwent's Procolour coloured pencils through their paces
  • How to work with fluid washes of acrylic on a gessoed canvas support with Barry Herniman (win one of Barry's Cloverleaf palettes in our latest question-based competition)
  • Julie Collins advises on colours and colour combinations for painting skies
  • How to create a successful comission from poorly composed photographs with Bill Truslove
  • Martin Kinnear takes another step towards changing his painting style with a little help from Cezanne


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

All this and more in the September issue of The Artist, out on August 10.