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Highlights Artlink

The Summer Artlink exhibition will be on show at Ibsley Hall, Ibsley, Hampshire BN24 3NL from 23 to 27 August, 10am to 5pm daily. Enquiries to


Artlook, a group of 11 artists based in Hampshire and Wiltshire, will be holding two exhibitions this summer – the first at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, near Romsey SO51 0QA from 24 July to 7 August, and the second as part of Hampshire Open Studios at the Wallops Parish Hall (on the A343) SO20 8EG, from 18 to 20 August. For more information visit

Association of Marine Artists

The Association of Marine Artists in Ireland will be holding its annual open-air art exhibitions on the East Pier, Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Dublin Bay on 14 and 15 July, 4 to 6 August and 1 and 2 September. If you would like to find out more, go to

Bridgnorth & District Arts Society

Members of the Bridgnorth & District Arts Society (BDAS) will be showing their work at St. Leonard’s Church, St. Leonard’s Close, just off the High Street in Bridgnorth, from 17 August until 2 September. This will be the group’s 33rd exhibition, and offers visitors the opportunity to purchase original works at sensible prices. The society holds weekly painting sessions and monthly art demonstrations as well as regular workshops and visits to art galleries and exhibitions. New members are always welcome. For more information go to the society’s Facebook page at BridgnorthArtsSociety

Guildford Arts

The Guildford Arts summer exhibition, including paintings, prints, sculpture, ceramics and glass, can be seen at Yvonne Arnaud Art Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3UX until 19 July. On Saturdays there is an opportunity to meet the artists. Open Monday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm. Visit

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About Leisure Painter

Welcome to the August issue of Leisure Painter. Aimed at beginners and amateur painters, this month's issue is packed with practical advice, demonstrations, tutorials and tips and techniques for drawing and painting your favourite subjects, from materials and colours to the techniques and ideas you need to produce beautiful paintings. Learn how to loosen up your style as you use outdoor techniques for painting at home, or how to transform a dull photograph into a vibrant sunset scene. Understand the value of edges in your work, how to inject life and character into your drawings and paintings of cats, and be inspired to paint summer-themed still lifes. There's a beginner's introduction to Brusho as well as demonstrations in watercolour, acrylics, water-mixable oils and oils.