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Painting project

Part 1 Jem Bowden discusses composition and the effect of light as he introduces this month’s project from two photographs

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Observe key aspects of atmosphere and place

Create a composition combining two reference photos

Capture the effects of early morning light

It’s not unusual to find a paintable scene in terms of the subject, but with atmosphere a bit lacking. On a recent two-day trip to Exmouth I happened upon the scene in Photograph A (above) in the afternoon sun, but thought it might be even better with the sun in front rather than behind so I returned the following morning and took Photograph B (above right). The tide was in so I couldn’t stand in precisely the same spot, however, with a bit of artistic licence, we should be able to work from the two photos together, and produce a painting with both atmosphere and a good composition.

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Welcome to the September issue. You will find packed inside a wealth of practical advice, illustrated techniques, creative ideas and step-by-step demonstrations in watercolour, acrylics, oils and pastels. There's information for beginners, and prompts and inspiration for those with more experience. There's everything from how to paint from photographs and ten top tips for keeping your colour mixes clean and vibrant to painting cat's eyes in detail, filling a nature journal and painting landscapes, buildings, reflections, animals, birds and more. Enjoy your month of painting.