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13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $2.31 per issue Learning to paint is fun with Leisure Painter, the UK’s best-selling learn-to-paint magazine! Follow the projects, demonstrations and practical advice in every issue to create drawings and paintings you’ll be proud of.

Since 1967 Leisure Painter has taught beginners and amateur painters to draw and paint successfully. Well-known artist/tutors offer a wealth of inspiring subjects and projects to complete, covering all subjects from how to paint watercolour landscapes, your dog or cat, to portraits, wildlife, and all imaginable subjects. You are encouraged to work from your own favourite photographs, and we also provide tutor-picked photos for you to paint from, with advice and examples to compare your work against. Every issue of Leisure Painter is packed with hints, tips and practical advice to help bring your drawings and paintings to life. We answer all your painting questions, provide regular special offers on art materials and books, and include all the latest information about art clubs, workshops and holidays, and art events to enjoy in every issue. Plus, paint along with your favourite art tutors in special Leisure Painter workshops, courses and holidays in the UK and ove

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Leisure Painter  |  Jan-21  


Welcome to the January issue of Leisure Painter, which includes tutorials, demonstrations and more in watercolour, acrylics, oils, watercolour pencils (with an exclusive extra exercise for digital readers), pastels and drawing media. We hope you enjoy working through the festive projects as you practise essential techniques to paint Father Christmas (on an unusual surface), a Christmas tree in an interior and a festive still life with holly, cups of cocoa and Christmas cookies! Our year-long series on acrylics for beginners starts this month with an introduction to materials and techniques. There are also tutorials, demonstrations and practical advice on colour mixing, simple perspective, painting from photograph, painting in series – and more.
Learning to paint is fun with Leisure Painter, the UK’s best-selling learn-to-paint magazine! Follow the projects, demonstrations and practical advice in every issue to create drawings and paintings you’ll be proud of.

Since 1967 Leisure Painter has taught beginners and amateur painters to draw and paint successfully. Well-known artist/tutors offer a wealth of inspiring subjects and projects to complete, covering all subjects from how to paint watercolour landscapes, your dog or cat, to portraits, wildlife, and all imaginable subjects. You are encouraged to work from your own favourite photographs, and we also provide tutor-picked photos for you to paint from, with advice and examples to compare your work against. Every issue of Leisure Painter is packed with hints, tips and practical advice to help bring your drawings and paintings to life. We answer all your painting questions, provide regular special offers on art materials and books, and include all the latest information about art clubs, workshops and holidays, and art events to enjoy in every issue. Plus, paint along with your favourite art tutors in special Leisure Painter workshops, courses and holidays in the UK and overseas.
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Highly inspirational magazine. Reviewed Tuesday, 3 November 2020
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I really like having the learning outcomes set out at the beginning of the lessons Reviewed Wednesday, 7 October 2020
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I love Leisure Painter and am so excited when I get a new issue. It is my main source of material for improving my painting skills. There's always something useful in an issue. Reviewed Saturday, 29 August 2020
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I have learned a lot with the step by step tutorials. I have also tried new media. Always enjoy seeing what other artists are doing. Reviewed Friday, 10 July 2020
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Perfect for the hobby painter Reviewed Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Leisure Painter Jan-21.

Welcome from the editor Welcome to the Christmas issue of Leisure Painter. We have had great fun putting this issue together for you with all its festive projects and seasonal inspiration. Liz Chaderton continues her...
Diary IDEAS AND ONLINE EVENTS TO INSPIRE AND ENTERTAIN YOU THIS MONTH NEWS Richard Jarvis Moorhens, Mallards & Mayflies, linocut, 6x6in. (15x15cm) The Natural Eye Winning works at the Soci...
Exhibitions Anne Bullen Gallery closures Anne Bullen’s drawing Hold it Round his Neck at the Osborne Studio Gallery, 1 to 19 December At the time of going to press art galleries around the country are ...
Letters SHARE YOUR TIPS, EXPERIENCES, IDEAS AND QUESTIONS WITH OTHER READERS Sue Tulk Conkers, watercolour and ink on Arches Hot-pressed paper, 12¼x9in. (31x23cm). Your letters Lockdown inspiration ...
Books WHAT TO READ THIS MONTH Visit www.painters-online.co.uk/store and click on the link to books to buy the latest practical art books available from LP’s online bookshop. There’s also 20% off all Sea...
Online gallery Jane Stroud’s selection of works from our PaintersOnline gallery WWW.PAINTERS-ONLINE.CO.UK Jenny Aitken Burbage South, The Peak District, oil on board, 9¾x11¾in. (25x30cm) ...

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