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Artists & Illustrators

Feb 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 • FEBRUARY’S BEST ART SHOWS

February • TIPS • ADVICE • IDEAS

Great savings when you subscribe

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

Anthony Eyton • As he approaches his hundredth year, the Royal Academician tells STEVE PILL about what it means to be an artist and why there is a newfound urgency to his work

The Working Artist • To promote your art, you need to learn how to write about it briefly and clearly, says our columnist LAURA BOSWELL

WIN £1,000 TO SPEND ON A PAINTING HOLIDAY • A voucher towards a seaside art break awaits for five lucky readers, courtesy of artist and tutor MARILYN ALLIS

Thomas Gainsborough • With a major exhibition, the opening of a centre dedicated to his art, and the return of his Blue Boy, 2022 is shaping up to be the year of Gainsborough, says ADRIAN MOURBY

THE BOY IS BACK BLUE PORTRAIT RETURNS TO UK

HOME COMFORTS ARTIST’S HOUSE SET TO OPEN AS MAJOR GALLERY

Angela Harding • The artist behind some of today’s best-loved prints and book illustrations talks to REBECCA BRADBURY about the delights of the British countryside and dividing her time between two studios

MAKING Pictures • Rather than just paint a pet portrait, TERENCE CLARKE wanted to make more of a chance encounter. He shows you how to take charge of your subject and create a true work of art

6. Detail & Pattern • In this sixth and final instalment of his series, Figure Drawing author JAKE SPICER looks at how detail can be used to emphasise a sense of depth in a picture

EXERCISE

Colourful Greys • Whether you choose to use pre-mixed neutral colours or blend bolder hues together, HASHIM AKIB shows how to create interest in the duller parts of a painting

A GUIDE TO GREYS

Washes AND GLAZES • Art Academy’s ROB PEPPER introduces an in-depth guide to creating all manner of washes and glazes, plus shows how they can be incorporated into your next masterpiece

WET-ON-DRY

WET-IN-WET

Peter Graham • This daring Glaswegian artist is a modern successor to the Scottish Colourists and here he shares his thoughts on bold brushwork, pigment choices, and knowing when to stop

VISUAL Diary • Why not put the kettle on, pick up a pen, and try your hand at keeping a “tea” diary? EMMA LEYFIELD shares advice and tips to get you in good habits in the New Year

HOW TO… MIX WATERCOLOURS

PROJECT Tea diary

DAILY DRAWING TIPS

THE glazing METHOD • STEPHEN COATES shows how carefully planning the wetness of your layers and applying glazes of colour can allow you to build a soft, atmospheric set of clouds in a landscape painting

Part 1: Eyes • Award-winning artist LAURA SMITH presents the first in a new four-part series that takes a closer look at details within masterpieces to help you improve your own art

Edward CAREY • The UK-born, Texas-based author and illustrator on shifty birds, the perfect pencil and his drawing hero.


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

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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 • FEBRUARY’S BEST ART SHOWS

February • TIPS • ADVICE • IDEAS

Great savings when you subscribe

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

Anthony Eyton • As he approaches his hundredth year, the Royal Academician tells STEVE PILL about what it means to be an artist and why there is a newfound urgency to his work

The Working Artist • To promote your art, you need to learn how to write about it briefly and clearly, says our columnist LAURA BOSWELL

WIN £1,000 TO SPEND ON A PAINTING HOLIDAY • A voucher towards a seaside art break awaits for five lucky readers, courtesy of artist and tutor MARILYN ALLIS

Thomas Gainsborough • With a major exhibition, the opening of a centre dedicated to his art, and the return of his Blue Boy, 2022 is shaping up to be the year of Gainsborough, says ADRIAN MOURBY

THE BOY IS BACK BLUE PORTRAIT RETURNS TO UK

HOME COMFORTS ARTIST’S HOUSE SET TO OPEN AS MAJOR GALLERY

Angela Harding • The artist behind some of today’s best-loved prints and book illustrations talks to REBECCA BRADBURY about the delights of the British countryside and dividing her time between two studios

MAKING Pictures • Rather than just paint a pet portrait, TERENCE CLARKE wanted to make more of a chance encounter. He shows you how to take charge of your subject and create a true work of art

6. Detail & Pattern • In this sixth and final instalment of his series, Figure Drawing author JAKE SPICER looks at how detail can be used to emphasise a sense of depth in a picture

EXERCISE

Colourful Greys • Whether you choose to use pre-mixed neutral colours or blend bolder hues together, HASHIM AKIB shows how to create interest in the duller parts of a painting

A GUIDE TO GREYS

Washes AND GLAZES • Art Academy’s ROB PEPPER introduces an in-depth guide to creating all manner of washes and glazes, plus shows how they can be incorporated into your next masterpiece

WET-ON-DRY

WET-IN-WET

Peter Graham • This daring Glaswegian artist is a modern successor to the Scottish Colourists and here he shares his thoughts on bold brushwork, pigment choices, and knowing when to stop

VISUAL Diary • Why not put the kettle on, pick up a pen, and try your hand at keeping a “tea” diary? EMMA LEYFIELD shares advice and tips to get you in good habits in the New Year

HOW TO… MIX WATERCOLOURS

PROJECT Tea diary

DAILY DRAWING TIPS

THE glazing METHOD • STEPHEN COATES shows how carefully planning the wetness of your layers and applying glazes of colour can allow you to build a soft, atmospheric set of clouds in a landscape painting

Part 1: Eyes • Award-winning artist LAURA SMITH presents the first in a new four-part series that takes a closer look at details within masterpieces to help you improve your own art

Edward CAREY • The UK-born, Texas-based author and illustrator on shifty birds, the perfect pencil and his drawing hero.


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