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Art Safari tutor, Mary-Anne Bartlett, sketching an Albatross on an Art Safari to the Galapagos Archipelago. Art Safari return to the Galapagos in May 2018

Coombe Farm Studios

Relax and advance your painting, with fantastic locations, a gorgeous studio, passionate skilled artists, who want to share their techniques with you, delicious food, great company and someone looking after the day-to-day logistics of your course. Five-day course costs £640 inclusive. Courses are available all year round. Tutors include Paul Riley, Bettina Schroeder and Gerry Dudgeon.


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Bath Painting Summer School

Nestled amongst beautiful countryside, Bath is a fabulous setting for a painting holiday, offering inspiration from its medieval Roman and now quintessential Georgian architecture. We offer teaching from highly respected and internationally renowned artists. For 2018 we have classes with Judi Whitton and Jennifer Johnson.


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Expressive Art with Robert Dutton

Robert is a regular contributor to The Artist magazine. Loosen up and develop your style… in style! Popular, exciting and inspirational studio and en plein air expressive mixed-media and pastel art holidays, weekend and day workshops, and short art courses at top class locations throughout the UK and abroad. Suitable for improvers/ intermediate levels and above, really wanting to learn!


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Art Holidays in France

Escape for a week of art and discovery in the glorious Lot and Garonne. Stay full board in secluded luxury accommodation and enjoy daily handson teaching sessions from our guest artists close to home and on location. Enjoy good company in a great location, whilst improving your skills.


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About The Artist

Welcome to the first of our new standard 80-page magazine, packed with even more inspiring practical articles to help you to improve and enjoy your own drawing and painting. In addition, this month we also include your free 16-page supplement with details of some of the best art courses and holidays available to inspire and inform your creativity, whatever your level or years of experience. So, whether you love working in watercolour, oils, pencils or acrylics, take your work to the next level with our team of passionate artist/tutors including Judi Whitton on how to use body colour in your watercolours, Haidee-Jo Summers with some useful exercises to help you loosen up in oils, Mike Barr's beachscape demonstration, Paul Talbot-Greaves on how to start with a watercolour mess and end in success, Peter Graham on why the rose makes such a wonderful subject for still-life paintings, Robert Dutton on mastering perspective for city scenes, and Peter Burgess with tips on composition and the Golden Section, to highlight just a few articles in this issue. Plus, there's so much more to guide and inspire your artistic development within our new 80-page issue - enjoy!