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Artists & Illustrators

Mar 01 2021
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 • HERE'S TO EXPERIENCING LIFE IN FULL COLOUR

Artists & Illustrators

Letters

Write to us!

A PLACE TO GROW

Exhibitions • MARCH'S BEST ART SHOWS

SPOTLESS! • Foolproof ways to clean your paint brushes – and make them last longer

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

PORTFOLIO PLUS

Painting POETRY • Ignoring textbooks and making up her own rules has garnered landscape painter MARY ANNE AYTOUNELLIS many fans, including Prince Charles, as REBECCA BRADBURY finds out

The Working Artist • Our columnist LAURA BOSWELL was inspired by an ex-student, who reminded her that the journey is more important than the destination

KANDINSKY WASSILY • The Russian painter was one of the first true abstract artists, using music as a basis for his instinctive paintings. STEVE PILL explores his colourful responses to the world

THE VIKING CRUISES BRITISH ART PRIZE 2021 • LAST CHANCE TO ENTER THIS OPEN COMPETITION WITH PRIZES WORTH MORE THAN £10,000

MEET OUR PRIZE DONORS

Emily Ponsonby • MARTHA ALEXANDER meets the Cotswolds-based figurative painter who is keen to close the gap between artist and sitter via her dreamy and sculptural nudes

COLOUR pencil PORTRAIT • JAKE SPICER

Mixina ORANGE • GRAHAME BOOTH’s new series focuses in turn on the secondary colours. Starting with orange, he will show you how to mix perfect hues for every occasion

IMAGINARY figures • Struggling without a model? Raw Umber Studios’ LIZET DINGEMANS shows how to draw accurate figures from your imagination

BASIC FORMS

WOODCUT prints • Our regular columnist (and leading printmaker) LAURA BOSWELL guides you through all the tools and techniques required to make a simple two-block woodcut print

PREPARATORY STUDIES • Tempted to just get started on a final painting straight away? ROB WAREING shows you why completing a single-session study first can enhance the finished work

1 REMBRANDT • Heatherley School of Fine Art tutor and artist LAURA SMITH looks to the work of the Old Masters and sets a series of exercises that will improve your composition skills

PROCESS

ELISE ANSEL • By striking up a conversation with the Old Mistresses of art history, this American oil painter has brought their stories to life via her fresh and abstracted style

2. STILL LIFE painting • Continuing his new series on composing pictures, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ chair of painting AL GURY talks us through humble still life traditions

Rita ISSAC • The multi-media artist on her new book, journaling and keeping motivated.


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Chelsea Magazine Edition: Mar 01 2021

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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 • HERE'S TO EXPERIENCING LIFE IN FULL COLOUR

Artists & Illustrators

Letters

Write to us!

A PLACE TO GROW

Exhibitions • MARCH'S BEST ART SHOWS

SPOTLESS! • Foolproof ways to clean your paint brushes – and make them last longer

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

PORTFOLIO PLUS

Painting POETRY • Ignoring textbooks and making up her own rules has garnered landscape painter MARY ANNE AYTOUNELLIS many fans, including Prince Charles, as REBECCA BRADBURY finds out

The Working Artist • Our columnist LAURA BOSWELL was inspired by an ex-student, who reminded her that the journey is more important than the destination

KANDINSKY WASSILY • The Russian painter was one of the first true abstract artists, using music as a basis for his instinctive paintings. STEVE PILL explores his colourful responses to the world

THE VIKING CRUISES BRITISH ART PRIZE 2021 • LAST CHANCE TO ENTER THIS OPEN COMPETITION WITH PRIZES WORTH MORE THAN £10,000

MEET OUR PRIZE DONORS

Emily Ponsonby • MARTHA ALEXANDER meets the Cotswolds-based figurative painter who is keen to close the gap between artist and sitter via her dreamy and sculptural nudes

COLOUR pencil PORTRAIT • JAKE SPICER

Mixina ORANGE • GRAHAME BOOTH’s new series focuses in turn on the secondary colours. Starting with orange, he will show you how to mix perfect hues for every occasion

IMAGINARY figures • Struggling without a model? Raw Umber Studios’ LIZET DINGEMANS shows how to draw accurate figures from your imagination

BASIC FORMS

WOODCUT prints • Our regular columnist (and leading printmaker) LAURA BOSWELL guides you through all the tools and techniques required to make a simple two-block woodcut print

PREPARATORY STUDIES • Tempted to just get started on a final painting straight away? ROB WAREING shows you why completing a single-session study first can enhance the finished work

1 REMBRANDT • Heatherley School of Fine Art tutor and artist LAURA SMITH looks to the work of the Old Masters and sets a series of exercises that will improve your composition skills

PROCESS

ELISE ANSEL • By striking up a conversation with the Old Mistresses of art history, this American oil painter has brought their stories to life via her fresh and abstracted style

2. STILL LIFE painting • Continuing his new series on composing pictures, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ chair of painting AL GURY talks us through humble still life traditions

Rita ISSAC • The multi-media artist on her new book, journaling and keeping motivated.


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