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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  |  Jun-21  

Welcome to the June issue of Leisure Painter, packed with tips and techniques, practical advice, projects and step-by-step demonstrations for drawing and painting landscapes, flowers, buildings, still lifes and animals. Whether you have a few minutes to spare on your art each day or more free time to experiment and explore, LP is here to help and inspire you. Why not try our nine watercolour exercises to boost confidence and grow your skills – and work through the quick and effective ideas that Andy Walker uses in his own sketchbooks? With spring in the air, flowers and colour come to mind first and, of course, different ways of painting them. Follow Julie King in our popular monthly painting project series and complete your version of a vibrant still life using just four colours. Then paint along with watercolourist, Kerry Bennett and oil painter, Valérie Pirlot to produce your own renditions of spring blossom in the garden. Whether you have five minutes or five hours, this is the month to develop your skills and, most of all, enjoy your time drawing and painting.

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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  • Online gallery
  • Art offers
  • Art Competitions
  • The sketchbook challenge
  • Master wet-into-wet watercolour tips
  • Seasonal features
  • Painting projects

You'll receive 13 issues during a 1 year Leisure Painter magazine subscription.

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Leisure Painter

Very helpful.
Reviewed 20 February 2021

Leisure Painter

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

Leisure Painter

Beats the US in magazines.
Reviewed 23 December 2020

Leisure Painter

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

Leisure Painter

Fantastic magazine, full of interesting ideas, step by step instructions and loads of inspiration Reviewed 01 December 2020

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Leisure Painter Jun-21.

Welcome from the editor I have always been intrigued by how artists who use different media and styles approach similar subjects. In this month’s issue, watercolourist, Kerry Bennett and oil painter, Valérie Pirlot,...
Diary IDEAS AND ONLINE EVENTS TO INSPIRE AND ENTERTAIN YOU AT HOME NEWS News ▲ Georgina Grimwood Glastonbury Tor, Winter, watercolour, 11x15in. (28x38cm) PaintersOnline live webinars Sidmouth Soc...
Exhibitions JANE STROUD RECOMMENDS LONDON ■ Bankside Gallery 48 Hopton Street SE1. 020 7928 7521; ‘They Can’t Cancel Spring’: annual exhibition in which members of the Royal Waterco...
Letters SHARE YOUR TIPS, EXPERIENCES, IDEAS AND QUESTIONS WITH OTHER READERS David Catlow Springtime on the Staffs and Worcs Canal, acrylic on canvas, 11¼x15¾in. (38.5x39cm) Readers’ artwork  I hav...
Books WHAT TO READ THIS MONTH Wildlife with pastel pencils Artist, Lucy Swinburne, is passionate about painting wild animals and pastel pencils have become her medium of choice. Not only are t...
Online gallery Jane Stroud’s selection of works from our PaintersOnline gallery WWW.PAINTERS-ONLINE.CO.UK Alexandra Lavizzari Favourite Objects, soft pastel, 10¼x10¼in (26x26cm) Swiss-born Ale...

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