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The Artist Magazine

13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $2.85 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  |  July 19  


Welcome to the July issue of The Artist full of practical features by our top team of artist-contributors to inspire your own drawing and painting. Learn how David Taylor captures light effects in watercolour, perfect your brushwork with Hazel Soan, paint a summer rose in five easy stages, and street scenes full of life and colour. Enjoy demonstrations on how to create depth in your landscapes, use pastels to express texture, paint a backlit treescape in acrylics, and how to develop compositions from original reference material. Robert Dutton and Judi Whitton offer advice on how to avoid overworking and make the right choices to ensure successful compositions, while Martin Kinnear explains how to manage colour for visual design purposes. There's also a wealth of information about competitions to enter, exhibitions to see, special offers, art world news, courses and holidays and advice on promoting your own work. Whatever your preferred subject matter or medium, there's something for everyone and plenty of ideas to try in your own work this month.
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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Delighted to see The Artist magazine now with a new digital receptive audience with Pocketmags. Yet more artists will be able to hear about the inspirational articles I contribute to. All progressive, all intuitive and all inclusive. Excellent idea and forward thinking! Reviewed Monday, January 4, 2021
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I enjoy the range of subjects. The magazine always gives me ideas for my own paintings. I also like that it keeps me up to date with new products and I particularly like the book reviews. Reviewed Wednesday, August 26, 2020
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For me there is to much of a focus on watercolour painting; I would like mor3 material on oil painting Reviewed Saturday, July 11, 2020
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I always enjoyed the actual magazine and now use the digital format which is also excellent Reviewed Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in The Artist July 19.

WELCOME from the editor Want to comment on something you’ve read, or seen? Email me at theartistletters@tapc.co.uk, or visit our website at www.painters-online.co.uk/forum Our regular social media and...
YOUR VIEWS Letters, emails and comments Email theartistletters@tapc.co.uk or write to The Editor, The Artist, 63/65 High Street, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6BD Please note we may have to edit letters for reasons of s...
THE ARTWORLD NEWS, VIEWS, INFORMATION AND SPECIAL EVENTS IN THE ART WORLD compiled by Jane Stroud Anne Redpath Still Life on a Table, oil on board, linocut, 191⁄2X231⁄2in (49.5X59.7cm) THIS LIFE IS SO EV...
RA SUMMER EXHIBITION ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS Piccadilly W1 June 10 to August 12 020 7300 8000 www.royalacademy.org.uk For over 250 years artists have been taking paintings along to the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibit...
Drawing from life Roger de Muth documents how his journey from professional illustrator to full-time artist has influenced his watercolours, including details of his plein-air painting kit and why he loves the Urban Sk...
Catching the light and magic of watercolour David Taylor shares his techniques for achieving spontaneity, light and atmosphere in watercolour paintings A Morning Stroll, Lucca, watercolour, 91⁄2X141⁄4in (24X36cm) Dav...

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