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John Singer Sargent Spanish Fountain, 1912, watercolour and pencil on paper, 21×13½in. (53.5×35cm)

Watercolour brilliance

A major exhibition of watercolours by the Anglo-American artist, John Singer Sargent comes to the Dulwich Picture Gallery this summer. The exhibition is arranged thematically and will include landscapes, architectural subjects and figurative scenes, focusing on the artist’s use of unusual perspective and arresting poses. This exhibition of nearly 80 works is the first major UK showing of Singer Sargent’s watercolours since 1927. The exhibition can be seen at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road SE21 from 21 June until 8 October. Telephone 020 8693 5254 for opening hours or visit

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Welcome to this month's issue of Leisure Painter. Within these pages you'll find everything you need to learn to draw and paint successfully from how to render beaches and landscapes, buildings, flowers, portraits and birds to how to develop your artistic skills as you work on composition, perspective, tonal values, painting from photographs and colour mixing. Do you want to loosen up your style or work on detail with the smallest brushes? Do you need to know more about which materials to buy, or are you simply ready to take out your colours and paint alongside some the of the UK's best art tutors? Each month there are projects and step-by-step demonstrations to try. Enjoy your month of painting.