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Summer 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:


  • Mix watercolour and collage to paint a coastal scene with David Bellamy
  • Tim Fisher shows how he uses French vemilion in his watercolour paintings
  • Complete your Scottish landscape with part two of Colin Joyce's painting project
  • Paint a delicate white peony with Gwen Scott
  • Liz Chaderton concludes her series on sketching animals and shows how to paint a llama step-by-step
  • Paint an English country village with Charles Evans


  • Julie King shows how to compose and paint a detail from a photograph of a garden
  • Build your acrylic painting skills with advice from Steve Strode
  • Be inspired by urban sketching as Tony Underhill discusses the basics and benefits of this popular movement
  • Steve Strode puts Jackson's Studio Acrylics through their paces
  • Paint an atmospheric coastal scene in pastel with Jenny Keal
  • Murray Ince shows how to paint a colourful landscape in gouache
  • Experiment with wet and dry coloured pencils with Linda Birch


  • 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 summer issue of Leisure Painter - out on June 14.