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Artists & Illustrators

Jul 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 • WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHAT YOU WANT

Artists & Illustrators

Letters

LETTER OF THE MONTH

Write to us!

Exhibitions • JULY'S BEST ART SHOWS

Pastel Glories • Six steps to better pastel paintings, whatever your subject

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

THE VIKING CRUISES BRITISH ART Winners PRIZE' 2021 Special • OUR MAJOR NEW NATIONAL OPEN ART COMPETITION HAS CLOSED WITH AN INCREDIBLE 2,455 ENTRIES. READ ON TO FIND OUT WHO OUR JUDGING PANEL HAS SELECTED TO WIN THE INAUGURAL PRIZES…

UNLOCK YOUR CREATIVE POTENTIAL • LONDON FINE ART STUDIOS

The Working Artist • Whether we like it or not, we all make mistakes. Owning them is an important part of the creative process, says our columnist LAURA BOSWELL

John Craxton • To mark the publication of a revelatory new biography on the Arcadian artist, author IAN COLLINS explains how a lucky life in the sun produced a sparkling array of pictures

Ingrid Sanchez • The Mexican-born watercolourist talks to MARTHA ALEXANDER about Instagram, English weather and why she owes the physicality of her paintings to ballet and yoga

Crosshatching • Do you find it hard to draw hands accurately? Illustrator AUGUST LAMM has a simple 12-step plan that will give expert results every time – and can be applied to any subject

Top tip

Back to Life • Whether you’re returning to life drawing after a year of Zoom classes or trying it for the first time, ALAN MCGOWAN shares the joys of a life class and advice for making the most of it

GO FIGURE! • SIX STEPS TO GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR NEXT LIFE DRAWING CLASS

PATCHES OF LIGHT • As the brighter weather returns, the sunshine creates beautiful plays of light in the home. SIÂN DUDLEY shows you how to capture this by controlling hard and soft edges

Siân's materials

A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN • IT'S NOT ALWAYS PRACTICAL TO PAINT FROM THE DINING TABLE. SIX ARTISTS INVITE US INTO THEIR GARDEN STUDIOS TO SHARE THE JOY AND OFFER TIPS FOR SETTING UP YOUR OWN CREATIVE HAVEN

2. Hue • JAKE SPICER continues his four-part series on colour with a useful painting exercise that will help you to identify and mix interesting hues

Albert Kiefer • Five years ago, the Dutch designer rediscovered a love of drawing with marker pens. He shares his techniques and reveals why anyone can do what he has done

LANDSCAPE PAINTING A Practical Guide • London Fine Art Studios co-founder ANN WITHERIDGE looks at painting outdoors with some key pointers for how to approach the subject

3. Work & rework • Former Artists & Illustrators Artist of the Year Norman Long concludes his series with a look at why reworking a painting entirely has added benefits to surface textures

HOW TO… HARMONISE COLOURS

Kathryn MAPLE • The John Moores Painting Prize winner on parks, priorities and post-lockdown plans. Interview: REBECCA BRADBURY


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Chelsea Magazine Edition: Jul 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 • WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHAT YOU WANT

Artists & Illustrators

Letters

LETTER OF THE MONTH

Write to us!

Exhibitions • JULY'S BEST ART SHOWS

Pastel Glories • Six steps to better pastel paintings, whatever your subject

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

THE VIKING CRUISES BRITISH ART Winners PRIZE' 2021 Special • OUR MAJOR NEW NATIONAL OPEN ART COMPETITION HAS CLOSED WITH AN INCREDIBLE 2,455 ENTRIES. READ ON TO FIND OUT WHO OUR JUDGING PANEL HAS SELECTED TO WIN THE INAUGURAL PRIZES…

UNLOCK YOUR CREATIVE POTENTIAL • LONDON FINE ART STUDIOS

The Working Artist • Whether we like it or not, we all make mistakes. Owning them is an important part of the creative process, says our columnist LAURA BOSWELL

John Craxton • To mark the publication of a revelatory new biography on the Arcadian artist, author IAN COLLINS explains how a lucky life in the sun produced a sparkling array of pictures

Ingrid Sanchez • The Mexican-born watercolourist talks to MARTHA ALEXANDER about Instagram, English weather and why she owes the physicality of her paintings to ballet and yoga

Crosshatching • Do you find it hard to draw hands accurately? Illustrator AUGUST LAMM has a simple 12-step plan that will give expert results every time – and can be applied to any subject

Top tip

Back to Life • Whether you’re returning to life drawing after a year of Zoom classes or trying it for the first time, ALAN MCGOWAN shares the joys of a life class and advice for making the most of it

GO FIGURE! • SIX STEPS TO GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR NEXT LIFE DRAWING CLASS

PATCHES OF LIGHT • As the brighter weather returns, the sunshine creates beautiful plays of light in the home. SIÂN DUDLEY shows you how to capture this by controlling hard and soft edges

Siân's materials

A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN • IT'S NOT ALWAYS PRACTICAL TO PAINT FROM THE DINING TABLE. SIX ARTISTS INVITE US INTO THEIR GARDEN STUDIOS TO SHARE THE JOY AND OFFER TIPS FOR SETTING UP YOUR OWN CREATIVE HAVEN

2. Hue • JAKE SPICER continues his four-part series on colour with a useful painting exercise that will help you to identify and mix interesting hues

Albert Kiefer • Five years ago, the Dutch designer rediscovered a love of drawing with marker pens. He shares his techniques and reveals why anyone can do what he has done

LANDSCAPE PAINTING A Practical Guide • London Fine Art Studios co-founder ANN WITHERIDGE looks at painting outdoors with some key pointers for how to approach the subject

3. Work & rework • Former Artists & Illustrators Artist of the Year Norman Long concludes his series with a look at why reworking a painting entirely has added benefits to surface textures

HOW TO… HARMONISE COLOURS

Kathryn MAPLE • The John Moores Painting Prize winner on parks, priorities and post-lockdown plans. Interview: REBECCA BRADBURY


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