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Painting project

Part 2 Follow Julie King step by step as she uses a variety of techniques to paint a garden in watercolour

Watercolour

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

How to add depth to your landscapes

Learn wet-into-wet and wet-on dry techniques

Practise colour mixing

I hope you enjoyed the challenge of painting this beautiful garden scene (below), which I introduced in last month’s issue. I am now going to show you how I approached the scene.

The scene that introduced last month’s project: a garden in Kent

You will need

Surface

• Bockingford 140lb NOT watercolour paper, 12x11in. (30x28cm)

Golden QOR watercolours

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About Leisure Painter

Welcome to the October issue of Leisure Painter (now 80 pages PLUS this month's 16-page art courses and holidays supplement). Aimed at beginners, less-experienced amateurs and hobby painters, LP is the best-selling practical art magazine in the UK. Inside you'll find practical advice, exercises and demonstrations on how to paint with watercolour, acrylics, acrylic inks, oils, pastels and drawing media, as well as tackling mixed-media approaches. With everything from adding figures to your beach scenes to gardens, flowers, animals, still lifes and landscapes, we aim to fill your painting hours. There's even a challenge to complete a miniature medieval initial letter in gold this month. Then sit back and view the award-winners of this year's Leisure Painter Open Competition, and read news on exhibitions, diary events, art club activities, the latest practical art books and our online home, PaintersOnline. The final 16 pages of this month's issue will help you plan your next art course. Enjoy the issue!
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