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September 2019 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:


  • Top tips on keeping your colour mixes fresh and lively from Claudia Myatt
  • Complete your painting of Flatford Mill in part two of Colin Steed's painting project
  • Jem Bowden introduces two photographs of boats for this month's painting project
  • Try a three-wash approach to watercolour painting with Fiona Peart
  • Paint cat's eyes in detail with the next part of Paul Hopkinson project
  • Paint colourful lorikeets with Elena Parashko
  • Liz Chaderton shows how to paint a tonal study of a cow on canvas
  • Work with tissue paper and ground paste to add texture to your watercolours with Sue Bradley
  • Michelle Campbell shows how to paint common summer flowers


  • Tim Fisher discusses how to use primary yellow oil paint
  • How to choose and use brushes in part two of Christine Pybus's beginner's guide to oils
  • Steve Strode completes his beginner's series on painting with acrylics
  • Discover the joys of painting with gouache on black paper with Murray Ince
  • Julie Askew shows how to paint wildlife in acrylics
  • Linda Birch looks at using soft pastels and pastel pencils on a variety of grounds


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

All this and more in the September issue of Leisure Painter - out on August 9.