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Artists & Illustrators

Jan 01 2022
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

Exhibitions • JANUARY’S BEST ART SHOWS

New Year's resolution • Start 2022 in a creative way with our suggestions for simple artistic goals

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

New Year, NEW CHALLENGES • STRUGGLING FOR INSPIRATION? MAKE A CREATIVE START TO 2022 WITH THESE 13 PAINTING EXERCISES, SET BY OUR EXPERT ARTISTS WITH CLEAR AIMS AND IDEAS FOR IMPROVING YOUR TECHNIQUES

The Working Artist • Whether you step away for a few minutes or 17 years, taking a break is important for your creativity, says our columnist LAURA BOSWELL

WIN A YEAR’S WORTH OF EXPERT ART TUITION • Perfect your practice in 2022 with an in-person workshop and a 12-month supply of virtual classes at Gloucestershire’s RAW UMBER STUDIOS

Walter Sickert • The Camden Town painter is renowned for portraying a darker side of life, yet behind the salacious subjects lies an artist on a simple quest to paint with honesty, says STEVE PILL

Jennifer Anderson • From her brave approach to sourcing sitters to her unconventional compositions, the Scottish portrait artist does things differently in her shared studio, as REBECCA BRADBURY discovers

Photo PORTRAITS • A pet portrait can make a wonderful gift or a charming memory. MATT JEANES shows you how to overcome inadequate reference photos and produce a layered masterpiece

Flesh TONES • To improve the accuracy of your portraits, Raw Umber Studios tutor LIZET DINGEMANS explains the importance of the limited palette and sets an exercise to try

Rob Pointon • From impressing the Household Cavalry to bending city streets to suit his own vision, this Royal Institute of Oil Painters member is making his mark says STEVE PILL

FOLLOW your instincts • JEAN HAINES shows you how dividing a complex underwater subject into simple shapes and staying playful with your materials can result in lively, instinctive paintings

Painting Clouds • With a little inspiration from John Constable and a clever use of warm colours and softer edges, GRAHAME BOOTH shows that the sky’s the limit when it comes to painting clouds

HOW TO PAINT… STORM CLOUDS

HOW TO PAINT… LIGHT CLOUDS

EXERCISE • CLOUD STUDIES

5. Atmospheric Perspective • Figure Drawing author JAKE SPICER continues his series on creating a sense of space in your drawings by looking at ways to employ this naturally occurring effect

EXERCISE

3. Varying Edges • Ask an Artist’s PETER KEEGAN concludes his three-part still life painting workshop by showing how variety at the edges can really add an extra dimension to your art

Philippa STANTON • The former stage actor on painting with synaesthesia, valuing the process and reigniting creativity.


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Chelsea Magazine Edition: Jan 01 2022

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  • Release date: November 25, 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.

Artists & Illustrators

Welcome

Letters

Exhibitions • JANUARY’S BEST ART SHOWS

New Year's resolution • Start 2022 in a creative way with our suggestions for simple artistic goals

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

New Year, NEW CHALLENGES • STRUGGLING FOR INSPIRATION? MAKE A CREATIVE START TO 2022 WITH THESE 13 PAINTING EXERCISES, SET BY OUR EXPERT ARTISTS WITH CLEAR AIMS AND IDEAS FOR IMPROVING YOUR TECHNIQUES

The Working Artist • Whether you step away for a few minutes or 17 years, taking a break is important for your creativity, says our columnist LAURA BOSWELL

WIN A YEAR’S WORTH OF EXPERT ART TUITION • Perfect your practice in 2022 with an in-person workshop and a 12-month supply of virtual classes at Gloucestershire’s RAW UMBER STUDIOS

Walter Sickert • The Camden Town painter is renowned for portraying a darker side of life, yet behind the salacious subjects lies an artist on a simple quest to paint with honesty, says STEVE PILL

Jennifer Anderson • From her brave approach to sourcing sitters to her unconventional compositions, the Scottish portrait artist does things differently in her shared studio, as REBECCA BRADBURY discovers

Photo PORTRAITS • A pet portrait can make a wonderful gift or a charming memory. MATT JEANES shows you how to overcome inadequate reference photos and produce a layered masterpiece

Flesh TONES • To improve the accuracy of your portraits, Raw Umber Studios tutor LIZET DINGEMANS explains the importance of the limited palette and sets an exercise to try

Rob Pointon • From impressing the Household Cavalry to bending city streets to suit his own vision, this Royal Institute of Oil Painters member is making his mark says STEVE PILL

FOLLOW your instincts • JEAN HAINES shows you how dividing a complex underwater subject into simple shapes and staying playful with your materials can result in lively, instinctive paintings

Painting Clouds • With a little inspiration from John Constable and a clever use of warm colours and softer edges, GRAHAME BOOTH shows that the sky’s the limit when it comes to painting clouds

HOW TO PAINT… STORM CLOUDS

HOW TO PAINT… LIGHT CLOUDS

EXERCISE • CLOUD STUDIES

5. Atmospheric Perspective • Figure Drawing author JAKE SPICER continues his series on creating a sense of space in your drawings by looking at ways to employ this naturally occurring effect

EXERCISE

3. Varying Edges • Ask an Artist’s PETER KEEGAN concludes his three-part still life painting workshop by showing how variety at the edges can really add an extra dimension to your art

Philippa STANTON • The former stage actor on painting with synaesthesia, valuing the process and reigniting creativity.


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