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Artists & Illustrators

Sep 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.

Artists & Illustrators

Welcome

Letters

SHARING THE LOVE

Write to us!

Exhibitions • SEPTEMBER’S BEST ART SHOWS

Perfect Papers • Choosing the right surface will improve your artworks in an instant

THINGS WE LOVE…

Join us online!

Bag It Up! • Start the new art college term in style with these three top portfolios

NEW HUES BURNT UMBER • Discover a new colour every month

The Diary

BOOK OF THE MONTH

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

Great savings when you subscribe

Chris Gambrell • The Bristol illustrator has brought a fresh perspective to fashion illustration thanks to his sculpture-indebted techniques and his love of wax crayons, as STEVE PILL discovers

The Working Artist • Accustomed to altering reality in her sketches, could our columnist LAURA BOSWELL still make a satisfying print with only a photo for reference?

WIN £1,000 OF ART MATERIALS • Unleash your true drawing potential as FABER-CASTELL celebrates the launch of the world’s first 14B graphite pencil

James McNeill Whistler • By treating his portraits as “arrangements” and his landscapes as fields of colour, the American artist was ahead of his time, as STEVE PILL explains

Michele Poirier-Mozzone • The American artist behind a series of mesmerising underwater paintings talks to REBECCA BRADBURY about the joy of finding the perfect subject and the perils of pool photography

Bold PORTRAITS • Inspired by “reckless” Expressionist painters, TERENCE CLARKE shows how working quickly and pushing false colours can add impact to a portrait

1. The Basics • JAKE SPICER’S new six-part series will show you how to represent a sense of space in your work. He begins with an exercise to help you identify when to use the five basic principles

EXERCISE

2. Making Marks • ALAN MCGOWAN continues his series on expressive anatomy with a focus on the hand and how directional marks can improve your drawings

CASE STUDY

DEMO

How to Paint Positively • If you’re struggling for confidence as your painting develops, HASHIM AKIB has some simple strategies to try – and an exercise at the end to put it into practice

Painting with masking fluid • SIÂN DUDLEY shows why we should stop treating masking fluid as a purely protective measure and start seeing it as a medium that offers the freedom to be more expressive

Martin Greenland • The former John Moores Painting Prize winner tells STEVE PILL how he creates his imagined landscapes with the help of a limited palette and a close look at Velázquez

13 TOP TIPS FOR Painting Reflections • Whether you’re trying to depict shiny objects or watery mirror images, we’ve got a host of expert tips and lessons from the masters to help you out

PLACING Figures • BRUCE YARDLEY reveals how the French Impressionist painters incorporated portraits and figures into their interior scenes and plein air landscapes

Lily LEWIS • The portrait artist takes on tarot cards and Hollywood glamour in her latest projects.


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

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  • Release date: August 5, 2021

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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

SHARING THE LOVE

Write to us!

Exhibitions • SEPTEMBER’S BEST ART SHOWS

Perfect Papers • Choosing the right surface will improve your artworks in an instant

THINGS WE LOVE…

Join us online!

Bag It Up! • Start the new art college term in style with these three top portfolios

NEW HUES BURNT UMBER • Discover a new colour every month

The Diary

BOOK OF THE MONTH

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

Great savings when you subscribe

Chris Gambrell • The Bristol illustrator has brought a fresh perspective to fashion illustration thanks to his sculpture-indebted techniques and his love of wax crayons, as STEVE PILL discovers

The Working Artist • Accustomed to altering reality in her sketches, could our columnist LAURA BOSWELL still make a satisfying print with only a photo for reference?

WIN £1,000 OF ART MATERIALS • Unleash your true drawing potential as FABER-CASTELL celebrates the launch of the world’s first 14B graphite pencil

James McNeill Whistler • By treating his portraits as “arrangements” and his landscapes as fields of colour, the American artist was ahead of his time, as STEVE PILL explains

Michele Poirier-Mozzone • The American artist behind a series of mesmerising underwater paintings talks to REBECCA BRADBURY about the joy of finding the perfect subject and the perils of pool photography

Bold PORTRAITS • Inspired by “reckless” Expressionist painters, TERENCE CLARKE shows how working quickly and pushing false colours can add impact to a portrait

1. The Basics • JAKE SPICER’S new six-part series will show you how to represent a sense of space in your work. He begins with an exercise to help you identify when to use the five basic principles

EXERCISE

2. Making Marks • ALAN MCGOWAN continues his series on expressive anatomy with a focus on the hand and how directional marks can improve your drawings

CASE STUDY

DEMO

How to Paint Positively • If you’re struggling for confidence as your painting develops, HASHIM AKIB has some simple strategies to try – and an exercise at the end to put it into practice

Painting with masking fluid • SIÂN DUDLEY shows why we should stop treating masking fluid as a purely protective measure and start seeing it as a medium that offers the freedom to be more expressive

Martin Greenland • The former John Moores Painting Prize winner tells STEVE PILL how he creates his imagined landscapes with the help of a limited palette and a close look at Velázquez

13 TOP TIPS FOR Painting Reflections • Whether you’re trying to depict shiny objects or watery mirror images, we’ve got a host of expert tips and lessons from the masters to help you out

PLACING Figures • BRUCE YARDLEY reveals how the French Impressionist painters incorporated portraits and figures into their interior scenes and plein air landscapes

Lily LEWIS • The portrait artist takes on tarot cards and Hollywood glamour in her latest projects.


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