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Artists & Illustrators

Feb 01 2020
Magazine

Artists & Illustrators is the UK’s best-selling magazine for artists and art lovers, providing advice and inspiration every month. Published for almost 25 years, each issue of Artists & Illustrators contains a colourful palette of profiles and features, together with valuable practical ideas, expert technical advice and useful product tests. Whether you favour oils or watercolours, portraits or landscapes, abstract art or botanical illustration, Artists & Illustrators brings a refreshing blend of creativity and advice every four weeks throughout the year.

HOW FAR WILL YOU GO TO MAKE A GREAT PAINTING?

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Artists & Illustrators

Letters

A DAY TO REMEMBER

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Exhibitions • FEBRUARY’S FIVE BEST ART SHOWS

BETTER BRUSHWORK • Get more from your watercolours in just five minutes

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

PORTFOLIO PLUS

ART BREAK • As thoughts turn to booking painting holidays for 2020, MARTHA ALEXANDER speaks to three leading tutors to find out more about their methods and philosophies

WIN A RESIDENTIAL ART COURSE IN ITALY • This month we’re giving you the chance to enhance your skills on an overseas painting workshop with ARTE UMBRIA

REMBRANDT VAN RIJN • STEVE PILL looks at the early works of the Dutch master to see how his style and techniques developed

The Working Artist • LAURA BOSWELL’s love affair with paper means she always puts new sheets to the test

Joe Simpson • The talented London figurative painter tells STEVE PILL how he created his latest five-year project: a series depicting famous British actors in their dream roles

Mark’s materials

PANORAMIC VIEWS • MARK HARRISON shows you how to paint an imaginary landscape in a widescreen format, developing tones and colours slowly for a truly atmospheric effect

3. LIFE’S A DRAG • Art Academy’s ROXANA HALLS concludes her three-part series on self-portraiture with an exercise that involves dressing yourself up in a whole new persona

9 REASONS TO GOUACHE • Illustrator JESSICA SMITH has written a new book about gouache and here she shares her top tips for getting to grips with the medium

CHOOSING a frame • A painting isn’t finished when you put the brush down. Selecting a suitable frame is an important final stage that can improve your chances of success

Refurbished FRAMES • So, you have painted a masterpiece, but how will you present it? LIZET DINGEMANS shows you how to refurbish an old frame to make it look ready for a gallery

Lizet’s materials

VARNISH TEST

1. BONE STRUCTURE • JAKE SPICER begins a new, five-part series on the building blocks of life drawing with a look at how a better understanding of the human skeleton can aid your art

IN CONTEXT: EGON SCHIELE

OBSERVATIONS

PETULA STONE • The winner of the first Artists & Illustrators Award at the Society of East Anglian Watercolourists’ annual exhibition shares her favourite techniques

Beauty IN THE DETAILS • Illustrator MATT JEANES shows you how to pick out and recreate interesting details that will bring a pet portrait to life

Matt’s materials

3. VALUE AND DRAMA • Norfolk Painting School’s MARTIN KINNEAR continues his series of lessons you can learn from the Old Masters with a look at managing values

Sara LAVELLE • The young Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year contestant on Vermeer, linseed oil and painting in front of an audience.


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Chelsea Magazine Edition: Feb 01 2020

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: December 26, 2019

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

Languages

English

Artists & Illustrators is the UK’s best-selling magazine for artists and art lovers, providing advice and inspiration every month. Published for almost 25 years, each issue of Artists & Illustrators contains a colourful palette of profiles and features, together with valuable practical ideas, expert technical advice and useful product tests. Whether you favour oils or watercolours, portraits or landscapes, abstract art or botanical illustration, Artists & Illustrators brings a refreshing blend of creativity and advice every four weeks throughout the year.

HOW FAR WILL YOU GO TO MAKE A GREAT PAINTING?

Write to us !

Artists & Illustrators

Letters

A DAY TO REMEMBER

Write to us!

Exhibitions • FEBRUARY’S FIVE BEST ART SHOWS

BETTER BRUSHWORK • Get more from your watercolours in just five minutes

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

PORTFOLIO PLUS

ART BREAK • As thoughts turn to booking painting holidays for 2020, MARTHA ALEXANDER speaks to three leading tutors to find out more about their methods and philosophies

WIN A RESIDENTIAL ART COURSE IN ITALY • This month we’re giving you the chance to enhance your skills on an overseas painting workshop with ARTE UMBRIA

REMBRANDT VAN RIJN • STEVE PILL looks at the early works of the Dutch master to see how his style and techniques developed

The Working Artist • LAURA BOSWELL’s love affair with paper means she always puts new sheets to the test

Joe Simpson • The talented London figurative painter tells STEVE PILL how he created his latest five-year project: a series depicting famous British actors in their dream roles

Mark’s materials

PANORAMIC VIEWS • MARK HARRISON shows you how to paint an imaginary landscape in a widescreen format, developing tones and colours slowly for a truly atmospheric effect

3. LIFE’S A DRAG • Art Academy’s ROXANA HALLS concludes her three-part series on self-portraiture with an exercise that involves dressing yourself up in a whole new persona

9 REASONS TO GOUACHE • Illustrator JESSICA SMITH has written a new book about gouache and here she shares her top tips for getting to grips with the medium

CHOOSING a frame • A painting isn’t finished when you put the brush down. Selecting a suitable frame is an important final stage that can improve your chances of success

Refurbished FRAMES • So, you have painted a masterpiece, but how will you present it? LIZET DINGEMANS shows you how to refurbish an old frame to make it look ready for a gallery

Lizet’s materials

VARNISH TEST

1. BONE STRUCTURE • JAKE SPICER begins a new, five-part series on the building blocks of life drawing with a look at how a better understanding of the human skeleton can aid your art

IN CONTEXT: EGON SCHIELE

OBSERVATIONS

PETULA STONE • The winner of the first Artists & Illustrators Award at the Society of East Anglian Watercolourists’ annual exhibition shares her favourite techniques

Beauty IN THE DETAILS • Illustrator MATT JEANES shows you how to pick out and recreate interesting details that will bring a pet portrait to life

Matt’s materials

3. VALUE AND DRAMA • Norfolk Painting School’s MARTIN KINNEAR continues his series of lessons you can learn from the Old Masters with a look at managing values

Sara LAVELLE • The young Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year contestant on Vermeer, linseed oil and painting in front of an audience.


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