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Wynne B Jones Great Central Nostalgia, oil on canvas, 23x27in. (58.5x69cm)

RailArt 2018

Formed in the late 1970s, the Guild of Railway Artists is made up of professional, semi-professional and amateur artists working in a wide variety of media, but all passionate about depicting railways both past and present. Since its first exhibition in 1979 the guild has staged over 50 exhibitions at locations all over England. The next opportunity to see work by its members is at the Kidderminster Railway Museum, Severn Valley Railway Station, from 25 August until 30 September, 10am to 6pm daily. For more information about the guild and exhibitions 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.