We use cookies to track usage and preferences. See Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
CA
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Canada version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > The Artist > April 18 > How to paint light on the sea

How to paint light on the sea

Jenny Aitken reveals her method for capturing light effects in seascapes in acrylic
Mevagissey Harbour, acrylic on canvas board, 193⁄4╳30in (50╳76cm)

Jenny Aitken

has been painting professionally for over 20 years, and exhibits across the UK. She tutors workshops and demonstrations to art societies throughout the UK.

Jenny can be contacted by email: jen@jennyaitken.co.uk or through her website www.jennyaitken.co.uk

I’ve always been fascinated by the illusion of light in painting. When it succeeds in convincing the eye, it seems like magic! But like any magic trick, there is always a method.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of The Artist - April 18
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - April 18
$6.99
Or 699 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.23 per issue
SAVE
54%
$41.99
Or 4199 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.68 per issue
SAVE
43%
$3.99
Or 399 points

View Issues

About The Artist

Welcome to our April issue, packed with inspirational how-to articles by our esteemed artist contributors and tutors. Improve your watercolour painting and colour-mixing skills with Hazel Soan, Paul Talbot-Greaves, David Howell, Judi Whitton, Julie Collins and Paul Weaver, plus learn how to make and use your own reed pen for expressive drawings with consultant editor Jason Bowyer. Enjoy Adebanji Alade's advice on how to sketch your children or grandchildren, and enter our fantastic new monthly sketching competition with great prizes every month and the chance to see your work publicised! If you haven't tried acrylics before, get started with help from Jo Quigley, and then capture the effects of sparkling light in seascapes by following Jenny Aitken's demonstration. We also include insights into how cover artist Paul Regan paints his atmospheric night scenes of urban streets, how to drive sales of your paintings in the digital domain, why you should consider using big brushes for small paintings and how drawing from the cast can be so important for your portrait painting skills. And don't forget to enter our 2018 Open Art Competition with over £17,500 worth of prizes to be won, and the chance to see your work exhibited! See pages 12-13 for full details
Ways to Pay Pocketmags Payment Types
At Pocketmags you get Secure Billing Great Offers HTML Reader Gifting options Loyalty Points