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Leisure Painter Magazine

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Leisure Painter magazine is the UK’s number 1 painting magazine, where you can find all the latest tips and expert advice on how to create amazing drawings and paintings you can be proud of. Leisure Painter magazine is the ideal source for inspiration, offering dozens of learn-to-paint projects, demonstrations and real-life art advice.

Every issue is packed full of tutorials and techniques to improve your illustrations and paintings. This magazine offers just the right amount of inspiration you need to draw and paint successfully.

Leisure Painter magazine offers something for everyone at all levels to help improve their work - Don’t miss out!

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Leisure Painter  |  FREE Sample Issue  

Welcome to your free sample of Leisure Painter, aimed at teaching, inspiring and encouraging beginners and amateur artists to draw and paint successfully for over 50 years. Within these pages you will find practical advice, step-by-step demonstrations and illustrated techniques to help you become a confident and creative painter.

Leisure Painter magazine was founded in 1967 and is the UK's most popular art and painting magazine that is published 12 times a year. The award-winning company was created to assist amateur artists of all levels and cover all aspects of painting and drawing including pencils, acrylics, charcoals, oil paints, pastels and watercolours. Not only does Leisure Painter cover a range of materials, but also a huge variety of topics are covered too, including flowers, landscapes, buildings, animals, boats and portraits.

With Leisure Painter magazine, you can gain access to an online community of like-minded artists who share their top tips and advice on how to develop your skills, as well as enter regular competitions including David Bellamy's sketchbook challenge. Plus, you can pour over the exhibition and art events pages to find opportunities to dive further into your hobby with other enthusiasts.

Try your hand at one of the Leisure Painter’s painting projects - for example, “how to capture the character of an old building using watercolours” or “step-by-step guides on how to complete your drawing of distant mountains with charcoal”. Regular projects from our regular contributors are a great way to expand your artistic skill set.

Subscribe today to Leisure Painter Magazine UK and access these regular benefits:

  • The latest art exhibitions
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  • Seasonal features
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You'll receive 12 issues during a 1 year Leisure Painter magazine subscription.

Note: Digital editions do not include the covermount items or supplements you would find with printed copies.

Leisure Painter

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Reviewed Saturday, February 20, 2021

Leisure Painter

I love your magazine! It really helps people learn how to paint. Reviewed Friday, January 22, 2021

Leisure Painter

Beats the US in magazines.
Reviewed Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Leisure Painter

This has been my favourite art magazine for many years. Thank you Reviewed Sunday, December 20, 2020

Leisure Painter

Fantastic magazine, full of interesting ideas, step by step instructions and loads of inspiration Reviewed Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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Welcome from the editor As someone who particularly loves the spring, I have had great delight in putting this issue together. It reminds me that there are longer and sunnier days ahead, and plenty of fresh subject m...
Diary THINGS TO DO THIS MONTH Secret postcard RWA’s Secret Auction The Royal West of England Academy’s eagerly anticipated Secret Postcard Auction takes place on 30 April, when unique works of...
Exhibitions JANE STROUD RECOMMENDS Artemisia Artemisia Gentileschi Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura), c. 1638-9, oil on canvas, 38¾x29½in. (98.6x75.2cm) Artemisia a...
Letters SHARE YOUR TIPS, EXPERIENCES, IDEAS AND QUESTIONS WITH OTHER READERS Brian Smith’s colour diagram. Brian says: Remember it’s the comparison between the pairs of asterisked colours on the far l...
Books WHAT TO READ THIS MONTH Visit and click on the link to books to buy the latest practical art books available from LP’s online bookshop Mixed media Professi...
Art clubs OVER TO YOU FOR THE LATEST NEWS ON CLUB EXHIBITIONS AND ACTIVITIES Highlights Bathampton Art Group Jane Riley Bath Abbey After Rain, oil, 14x18in. (35.5x45.7cm) at Bathampton Art Gr...

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