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SHARE YOUR TIPS, EXPERIENCES, IDEAS AND QUESTIONS WITH OTHER READERS

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I am one of the one million people in the UK who has the neurological movement disorder, essential tremor, which affects me when I perform everyday tasks. I had all but given up painting, as my shaking hands stopped me from producing the kind of work I visualised, until I joined a series of local workshops and met a couple of wonderful art teachers.

Half way through the first workshop, I was falling behind badly and close to tears with frustration and anxiety, which, of course, made the tremors worse. I simply couldn’t hold the brush steady enough to paint what everyone else was doing easily – lovely, long, straight reeds. After a few deep breaths, I decided it didn’t matter how it turned out. I finished the painting, which didn’t look like anyone else’s, but I decided it was good enough.

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Welcome to the special Summer issue of Leisure Painter. From step-by-step demonstrations to help you paint landscapes, seascapes, animals, gardens and flowers with more confidence to beginner's guides to gouache and watercolour pencils, there's something for everyone in this month's issue. Learn how delicate washes of translucent watercolours can help you paint white flowers on white paper; and how to paint buildings and urban scenes quickly and effectively. There's practical advice to help you develop your composition and colour-mixing skills, and an opportunity to paint a beautiful rural coastal scene in pastel. Make the most of your painting time with this issue of Leisure Painter.