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Artists & Illustrators

Dec 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.

Welcome • PAINTING A PICTURE IS LIKE MAKING A MAGAZINE...

Artists & Illustrators

Letters

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CHALLENGE ACCEPTED

Exhibitions • DECEMBER'S FIVE BEST ART SHOWS

December • TIPS • ADVICE • IDEAS

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

PORTFOLIO PLUS

Spitting Image • Applauded for bringing portraiture back into fashion, JONATHAN YEO talks to REBECCA BRADBURY about overcoming adversity, making mistakes and painting VIPs

The Working Artist • Our imaginations are an opportunity, says our columnist LAURA BOSWELL, and at times like these we need them more than ever before

WINSTON CHURCHILL • The wartime Prime Minister was an avid painter of the French Riviera. Artist PAUL RAFFERTY tracked down the locations and found fresh insight into historic works

Peter Brown • The New English Art Club president is usually found roaming busy streets in search of inspiration, so how did he adapt to the current restrictions, asks STEVE PILL

Teatime STILL LIFE • ANGELA BANDURKA brings out the fine china to demonstrate how an analogous palette can be used to create a sense of harmony

Angela’s materials

3. LOOKING DOWN • In this series from AINE DIVINE, the watercolourist has been focusing on painting the head from unusual angles. She continues with a look at a foreshortened face

DEMONSTRATION LOOKING DOWN

EXERCISE ONE-COLOUR STUDY

SHARE YOUR ART • Our PORTFOLIO PLUS service is a great way for you to reach a whole new audience

REMBRANDT’S Self -Portraits • In this exclusive excerpt from her new book, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, BETTY EDWARDS looks at how Rembrandt’s drawings became windows on the soul

DAMAR Varnish • LIZET DINGEMANS explains the benefits of this traditional oil painter’s medium, before showing you quick ways to make and adapt it to suit your different needs

HOW TO MAKE BASIC DAMAR VARNISH

EXTRA RECIPES • Use your crystals to make a variety of useful oil paint additives

CHARCOAL TEXTURES • Drawing media can have as much versatility as paint. LANCELOT RICHARDSON shows how he created two detailed charcoal works by combining a variety of marks

ADDITION

PUDDLES of colour • Painting water doesn’t just mean glamorous seascapes. ROB DUDLEY shows how autumnal showers can bring an unlikely scene to life

Rob’s materials

MARK ADLINGTON • For this wildlife artist, a distant lion’s roar represents opportunity not fear. Here he reveals how to capture the fiery spirit of wild animals using tricks of light and texture

CAST Drawing • Drawing from plaster casts is an important step between copying 2D artworks and working from life. AL GURY explores the history of the practice and offers tips to try

CHOOSE A FOCUS

TIPS FOR CAST DRAWING

John BROADLEY • The illustrator on tracing paper, JRR Tolkien and career pivots.


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

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  • Release date: October 29, 2020

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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.

Welcome • PAINTING A PICTURE IS LIKE MAKING A MAGAZINE...

Artists & Illustrators

Letters

Write to us!

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED

Exhibitions • DECEMBER'S FIVE BEST ART SHOWS

December • TIPS • ADVICE • IDEAS

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

PORTFOLIO PLUS

Spitting Image • Applauded for bringing portraiture back into fashion, JONATHAN YEO talks to REBECCA BRADBURY about overcoming adversity, making mistakes and painting VIPs

The Working Artist • Our imaginations are an opportunity, says our columnist LAURA BOSWELL, and at times like these we need them more than ever before

WINSTON CHURCHILL • The wartime Prime Minister was an avid painter of the French Riviera. Artist PAUL RAFFERTY tracked down the locations and found fresh insight into historic works

Peter Brown • The New English Art Club president is usually found roaming busy streets in search of inspiration, so how did he adapt to the current restrictions, asks STEVE PILL

Teatime STILL LIFE • ANGELA BANDURKA brings out the fine china to demonstrate how an analogous palette can be used to create a sense of harmony

Angela’s materials

3. LOOKING DOWN • In this series from AINE DIVINE, the watercolourist has been focusing on painting the head from unusual angles. She continues with a look at a foreshortened face

DEMONSTRATION LOOKING DOWN

EXERCISE ONE-COLOUR STUDY

SHARE YOUR ART • Our PORTFOLIO PLUS service is a great way for you to reach a whole new audience

REMBRANDT’S Self -Portraits • In this exclusive excerpt from her new book, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, BETTY EDWARDS looks at how Rembrandt’s drawings became windows on the soul

DAMAR Varnish • LIZET DINGEMANS explains the benefits of this traditional oil painter’s medium, before showing you quick ways to make and adapt it to suit your different needs

HOW TO MAKE BASIC DAMAR VARNISH

EXTRA RECIPES • Use your crystals to make a variety of useful oil paint additives

CHARCOAL TEXTURES • Drawing media can have as much versatility as paint. LANCELOT RICHARDSON shows how he created two detailed charcoal works by combining a variety of marks

ADDITION

PUDDLES of colour • Painting water doesn’t just mean glamorous seascapes. ROB DUDLEY shows how autumnal showers can bring an unlikely scene to life

Rob’s materials

MARK ADLINGTON • For this wildlife artist, a distant lion’s roar represents opportunity not fear. Here he reveals how to capture the fiery spirit of wild animals using tricks of light and texture

CAST Drawing • Drawing from plaster casts is an important step between copying 2D artworks and working from life. AL GURY explores the history of the practice and offers tips to try

CHOOSE A FOCUS

TIPS FOR CAST DRAWING

John BROADLEY • The illustrator on tracing paper, JRR Tolkien and career pivots.


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