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Learn Chinese Brush Painting Techniques with Pauline Cherrett
Add a new dimension to your painting life with exciting Chinese brush painting techniques by Pauline Cherrett
Chinese brush painting by Jean Long
Jean Long suggests a few simple compositions for us to tackle in order to try out the essentials of this oriental technique
Chinese Landscape Painting - How to Paint an Accordion Book
Try something different and paint a Chinese style accordion book using Chinese watercolour techniques with Lian Quan Zhen
Painting the Four Gentlemen - an introduction to Chinese brush painting
Maggie Cross introduces Chinese brush painting techniques to paint The Four Gentlemen - plum blossom, bamboo, orchid and chrysanthemum.
Top tips for sketching birds
Emma Price shares her top tips for sketching birds en plein air.
How to paint a red pepper using oil pastels
Using basic oil pastel techniques. learn to paint a red pepper with Tim Fisher.
How to paint a festive mixed media still life with collage with Sue Smith
Sue explains how she makes her own collage papers for her modern, mixed media still life paintings.
Top Christmas gift ideas for artists
See what's on the wishlist of some of our top artist contributors.
How to paint a London street scene in watercolour
Mark Buck demonstrates a busy view of the Southbank in winter
Painting skies and clouds in watercolour
Nigel Wade shares his advice on painting skies.
How to paint portraits with character
Kathy Barker advises on how to bring a sitter to life by focusing on shapes and values rather than detail when working in oils
How to paint eyes
Kathy Barker takes an in-depth look at eyes, showing you how to capture expressions and emotions