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The Artist Magazine

13 issues per year Write Review From £2.31 per issue The UK’s best practical art magazine for aspiring amateur and professional artists - since 1931. Well-known artists reveal their working practices and techniques, covering all subjects and media, in every issue. Learn how established and up-and-coming artists create their work and use the tips they provide to help you improve your own drawing and painting. Keep up to date with the latest art materials, tried and tested by our trusted panel of expert artists, and keep in touch with the latest art competitions to enter and must-see exhibitions. Learn how other artists make money from their work, join one of our practical workshops/holidays, and don’t miss out on the latest art news and views.

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The Artist  |  August 2012  


This month's practical features to help artists develop their skills and techniques include: ways to paint flowers in watercolour; how to select your colours; test reports on the latest pastels and pastel pencils; approaches to composition for better portraits; paint your own holiday postcards; sketching tips; how to choose the best support for your pastel work; why it's a good idea to paint landscapes in water-mixable oils, and more. We interview professional artist Charlotte Sorapure, and tempera painter Peter Messer about the benefits of working in his chosen medium, report on the ING Discerning Eye exhibition, and discuss the growing internet trend of 'A Painting a Day', which is helping artists to market their work and make money without the help of galleries. All the latest news, views, competitions to enter, and information about books, workshops and art holidays is also included to keep you up to date with everything you need to know
The UK’s best practical art magazine for aspiring amateur and professional artists - since 1931. Well-known artists reveal their working practices and techniques, covering all subjects and media, in every issue. Learn how established and up-and-coming artists create their work and use the tips they provide to help you improve your own drawing and painting. Keep up to date with the latest art materials, tried and tested by our trusted panel of expert artists, and keep in touch with the latest art competitions to enter and must-see exhibitions. Learn how other artists make money from their work, join one of our practical workshops/holidays, and don’t miss out on the latest art news and views.
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Highly Rated Artist Mag lots of ideas, tips, reviews and features Reviewed 19 June 2020
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The Artist

The best magazine covering contemporary art today.. just love it..!! Reviewed 19 May 2020

The Artist

Just love this magazine it has been so much help learning to paint with watercolours with all the wonderful artists guide to help with colours Reviewed 17 April 2020
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I love these magazines, full of vital information and shared experiences, great ideas and some are inspirational. Reviewed 31 March 2020
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The quality of the art work is top notch. keep up the great work
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