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An illustrator’s diary

Part 1 Michelle Campbell begins a seasonal series with a look at how to begin a nature diary this spring
Pages from Michelle’s nature diary

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

How to draw and paint wild flowers

Practise the wet-on-dry watercolour technique

Spring begins on 20 March and ends on 21 June – midsummer’s day and the longest day of the year. It is the season of new beginnings, when life begins to emerge from the depths of winter, animals awaken from hibernation, and the first leaf of the tree and the new bud from a flower are about to start a new cycle of life. Spring begins for me when I hear the first song of the blackbird; it leaves me with a feeling of warmth and joy, his song raptures, and it is then that I know this wonderful season is about to start.

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About Leisure Painter

Welcome to the June issue of Leisure Painter, the best-selling practical art magazine in the UK, aimed at beginners and amateur painters. Watercolour highlights include how to paint: a colourful toucan, a complex interior scene, simple flowers and figures. Tim Fisher also begins a six-part series discussing the merits and uses of his favourite colours with a focus on cobalt teal in watercolour this month. Follow nine simple exercises and prompts to develop your painting skills with acrylics and follow a step-by-step demonstration to paint an avocet using heavy-body acrylics. Discover a new style as you paint an acrylic inspired by the travel posters of the 1930s and discover the power of coloured pencils and pen and ink . Plus lots more.