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About Leisure Painter

Welcome to the March issue. This issue is packed with practical advice, tutorials, demonstrations and illustrated techniques, all aimed at teaching beginners and amateur painters to draw and paint successfully. Enjoy working with watercolour, acrylics, oils, gouache, coloured pencils, pen and ink and more. Learn how to draw and paint animals, landscape, flowers and elements of the countryside. Develop your skills as you learn about the value of tone, how to loosen up your style and how to add drama and a sense of narrative to your paintings. This issue also launches a beginner's guide to acrylics. Enjoy your month of painting with Leisure Painter.

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It goes without saying that as painters we love colour!
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Part 1 Understand the full importance of tone in your watercolour paintings, by Jem Bowden
Part 1 Begin a portrait of an alastian in pastel by drawing your subject and painting the background and first layer, with Estelle Robinson
How to loosen up your brushstrokes and paint fast and loose with confidence, by Christine Pybus
Follow Julie King to paint delicate flowers using a variety of watercolour techniques
Pamela Kay produces bright and clear paintings using a range of gouache especially designed for amateur artists
Follow Charles Evans step by step to paint a snow-laden landscape with figures and dogs
Part 1 Take out your sketchbook and prepare yourself for a series of articles on how to sketch animals from life, with Liz Chaderton
Mike Rollins takes you through the materials, techniques and thought processes he uses to create paintings full of drama and interest
Part 2 Winter Be inspired as you follow practical advice on how to fill your own journal-sketchbook, by Ann Mortimer
Part 1 Steve Strode begins a new series looking at the materials and techniques you’ll need to paint with this versatile medium
Part 3 Anne Kerr continues her drawing the landscape series with a look at techniques to render walls, gates and fences
Follow Judith Heilbronn Crown step by step as you practise mark making, layering and blending colour with coloured pencils
Part 3 Linda Birch takes you through the materials and techniques needed to begin filling your sketchbook
Make your own study sheets as you find inspiration and creative ideas for sketching animals, with Tim Pond
Take your painting habit on the road, by Sarah Wimperis
Leisure Painter has great pleasure in presenting the work of The Croydon Art Society, winner of the 2018 Art Club of the Year award
OVER TO YOU FOR THE LATEST NEWS ON CLUB EXHIBITIONS AND ACTIVITIES
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