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Artists & Illustrators

Summer 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.

Artists & Illustrators

Welcome

Letters

Art at Sea • British Art Prize sponsor VIKING CRUISES launches its latest ship, packed with creativity

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

Diana Armfield • The Royal Academician tells ANDREW LAMBIRTH about the joys of the Welsh landscape, her “special time” to paint, and why she’s still learning new lessons at the age of 101

TRY MAKING PRINTS AT HOME • Enter our prize draw for the chance to win one of six aqua-Linoprint bundles courtesy of SCHMINCKE

The Working Artist • Our columnist LAURA BOSWELL is spring cleaning her studio – it’s the perfect way to make a creative life that bit better, she says

Henry Scott Tuke • The Newlyn School painter was a complex character with modest aims, yet he deserves to be regarded as one of Britain’s greatest figurative artists says STEVE PILL

TAKE ON TUKE • NNEKA UZOIGWE ON TACKLING HIS LEGACY

Clare Curtis • From her Suffolk workshop, the illustrator-turned-printmaker tells REBECCA BRADBURY about the conflicting demands of modern-day creativity and the artistic appeal of allotments

Watercolour without compromise • The Cotman range from WINSOR & NEWTON is accessible without compromising on quality

FRESH flowers • Faced with a bunch of newly-cut blooms, ANNE-MARIE BUTLIN wanted to capture some of that freshness and optimism in the way she painted them – here’s how she did it

3. Saturation • JAKE SPICER continues his four-part series by explaining colour saturation and how it can be a useful factor for mixing subtle grey areas

Tonal Studies • Highlights and shadows give life to a painting but placing them is tricky. SANDRINE MAUGY sets out five principles for a successful tone study and explores the best media to use

Landscape SPECIAL • Over the next 11 pages, three expert guides look at different ways to embrace the outdoors and start plein air painting

PARK LANDSCAPE SPECIAL Painting • DENIS JOHN-NAYLOR is known as “The Man that Paints the Park”. Here he shows why a local green space is all you need to get to grips with painting outdoors this summer

SIMPLE STREETS • Our special ends with a demo by HASHIM AKIB showing you how simple colour choices can provide a clearer focal point and why your brushes have a big bearing on the outcome

ARTISTS & ILLUSTRATORS’ Ultimate Brush Guide • Getting to know your tools gives control over the marks that you can make and how well you can express yourself. Here’s our complete guide to brushes

Kirsten Britt • The part-time painter only began sharing her portraits in earnest last year, yet she has a colourful, layered approach to watercolour and pastel that is finding new fans quickly

Linocut PRINT • Our columnist LAURA BOSWELL guides you through this simple home printmaking project, teaching you how to plan and create a three-colour reduction linocut

Jade THEY • The printmaker on illustrating dodos and her life-changing linocut tools. Interview: REBECCA BRADBURY


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Chelsea Magazine Edition: Summer 2021

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  • Release date: June 10, 2021

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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.

Artists & Illustrators

Welcome

Letters

Art at Sea • British Art Prize sponsor VIKING CRUISES launches its latest ship, packed with creativity

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

Diana Armfield • The Royal Academician tells ANDREW LAMBIRTH about the joys of the Welsh landscape, her “special time” to paint, and why she’s still learning new lessons at the age of 101

TRY MAKING PRINTS AT HOME • Enter our prize draw for the chance to win one of six aqua-Linoprint bundles courtesy of SCHMINCKE

The Working Artist • Our columnist LAURA BOSWELL is spring cleaning her studio – it’s the perfect way to make a creative life that bit better, she says

Henry Scott Tuke • The Newlyn School painter was a complex character with modest aims, yet he deserves to be regarded as one of Britain’s greatest figurative artists says STEVE PILL

TAKE ON TUKE • NNEKA UZOIGWE ON TACKLING HIS LEGACY

Clare Curtis • From her Suffolk workshop, the illustrator-turned-printmaker tells REBECCA BRADBURY about the conflicting demands of modern-day creativity and the artistic appeal of allotments

Watercolour without compromise • The Cotman range from WINSOR & NEWTON is accessible without compromising on quality

FRESH flowers • Faced with a bunch of newly-cut blooms, ANNE-MARIE BUTLIN wanted to capture some of that freshness and optimism in the way she painted them – here’s how she did it

3. Saturation • JAKE SPICER continues his four-part series by explaining colour saturation and how it can be a useful factor for mixing subtle grey areas

Tonal Studies • Highlights and shadows give life to a painting but placing them is tricky. SANDRINE MAUGY sets out five principles for a successful tone study and explores the best media to use

Landscape SPECIAL • Over the next 11 pages, three expert guides look at different ways to embrace the outdoors and start plein air painting

PARK LANDSCAPE SPECIAL Painting • DENIS JOHN-NAYLOR is known as “The Man that Paints the Park”. Here he shows why a local green space is all you need to get to grips with painting outdoors this summer

SIMPLE STREETS • Our special ends with a demo by HASHIM AKIB showing you how simple colour choices can provide a clearer focal point and why your brushes have a big bearing on the outcome

ARTISTS & ILLUSTRATORS’ Ultimate Brush Guide • Getting to know your tools gives control over the marks that you can make and how well you can express yourself. Here’s our complete guide to brushes

Kirsten Britt • The part-time painter only began sharing her portraits in earnest last year, yet she has a colourful, layered approach to watercolour and pastel that is finding new fans quickly

Linocut PRINT • Our columnist LAURA BOSWELL guides you through this simple home printmaking project, teaching you how to plan and create a three-colour reduction linocut

Jade THEY • The printmaker on illustrating dodos and her life-changing linocut tools. Interview: REBECCA BRADBURY


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