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Artists & Illustrators

Mar 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

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Letters

Exhibitions • MARCH’S BEST ART SHOWS

TIPS • ADVICE • IDEAS March • Light and Shade PASCALE RENTSCH explains how she created her latest mixed media painting

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

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Bill Jacklin • Chatting over Zoom as he recovers from appendicitis, the Royal Academician tells STEVE PILL about classic scrapes in New York and his recent experiments with illustration

The Working Artist • Something old, something new… Our columnist LAURA BOSWELL has expert advice for balancing fresh ideas with completing half-finished work

WIN £1,300 WORTH OF ACRYLIC MARKERS • Painting is made easy with EDDING’s acrylic marker range, as 10 lucky winners will discover

Vincent van Gogh • To celebrate The Courtauld’s forthcoming landmark display of the troubled Dutch master’s self-portraits, STEVE PILL looks at the stories behind 10 of the most dramatic works on display

Shane Berkery • The Irish-Japanese artist talks to REBECCA BRADBURY about the innovative concepts and original colour combinations he brings to his figurative oil paintings from his Dublin garden studio

BRING THE drama • Join international watercolour maestro ALVARO CASTAGNET in London’s West End to paint a dramatic street scene

Spring COLOURS • In this exclusive extract from her new book, botanical artist CAROLYN JENKINS shares her thoughts on how to recreate a perfect seasonal palette

Textured DRAWINGS • In this extended guide, Draw Brighton’s JAKE SPICER shares his unique three-stage method for creating an interesting, layered portrait with oil pastel and coloured pencil

Washes AND GLAZES • Art Academy’s ROB PEPPER introduces an in-depth guide to incorporating various techniques into your next masterpiece. Artwork by STAN MILLER, CHRIS ROBINSON and MICHELE ILLING

Still life IN 3 HOURS • Former BP Portrait Award runner-up FELICIA FORTE guides you through a simple, structured approach to painting alla prima that tackles dark, average and light colours in turn

Serena Rowe • The Scottish painter tells STEVE PILL why time is precious, why emotional responses to colour are useful, and how she finds focus every day with the help of her studio wall

Part 2: Hands • LAURA SMITH continues her new four-part series, which encourages you to draw elements of old master paintings, and this month’s focus is on capturing hands

Paint with confidence • Illustrator KATIE PUTT shares five simple ways to get around common artistic stumbling blocks and get you back on your creative path with added conviction

Movement in composition • Through an analysis of three masterworks, landscape painter and noted author MITCHELL ALBALA shows how you can animate landscape composition with movement

Carolyn JENKINS • The renowned botanical artist on contemporary compositions and the power of growing your own plants. Interview: REBECCA BRADBURY


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

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  • Release date: January 20, 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

Hello

Letters

Exhibitions • MARCH’S BEST ART SHOWS

TIPS • ADVICE • IDEAS March • Light and Shade PASCALE RENTSCH explains how she created her latest mixed media painting

Fresh Paint • Inspiring new artworks, straight off the easel

Great savings when you subscribe

Bill Jacklin • Chatting over Zoom as he recovers from appendicitis, the Royal Academician tells STEVE PILL about classic scrapes in New York and his recent experiments with illustration

The Working Artist • Something old, something new… Our columnist LAURA BOSWELL has expert advice for balancing fresh ideas with completing half-finished work

WIN £1,300 WORTH OF ACRYLIC MARKERS • Painting is made easy with EDDING’s acrylic marker range, as 10 lucky winners will discover

Vincent van Gogh • To celebrate The Courtauld’s forthcoming landmark display of the troubled Dutch master’s self-portraits, STEVE PILL looks at the stories behind 10 of the most dramatic works on display

Shane Berkery • The Irish-Japanese artist talks to REBECCA BRADBURY about the innovative concepts and original colour combinations he brings to his figurative oil paintings from his Dublin garden studio

BRING THE drama • Join international watercolour maestro ALVARO CASTAGNET in London’s West End to paint a dramatic street scene

Spring COLOURS • In this exclusive extract from her new book, botanical artist CAROLYN JENKINS shares her thoughts on how to recreate a perfect seasonal palette

Textured DRAWINGS • In this extended guide, Draw Brighton’s JAKE SPICER shares his unique three-stage method for creating an interesting, layered portrait with oil pastel and coloured pencil

Washes AND GLAZES • Art Academy’s ROB PEPPER introduces an in-depth guide to incorporating various techniques into your next masterpiece. Artwork by STAN MILLER, CHRIS ROBINSON and MICHELE ILLING

Still life IN 3 HOURS • Former BP Portrait Award runner-up FELICIA FORTE guides you through a simple, structured approach to painting alla prima that tackles dark, average and light colours in turn

Serena Rowe • The Scottish painter tells STEVE PILL why time is precious, why emotional responses to colour are useful, and how she finds focus every day with the help of her studio wall

Part 2: Hands • LAURA SMITH continues her new four-part series, which encourages you to draw elements of old master paintings, and this month’s focus is on capturing hands

Paint with confidence • Illustrator KATIE PUTT shares five simple ways to get around common artistic stumbling blocks and get you back on your creative path with added conviction

Movement in composition • Through an analysis of three masterworks, landscape painter and noted author MITCHELL ALBALA shows how you can animate landscape composition with movement

Carolyn JENKINS • The renowned botanical artist on contemporary compositions and the power of growing your own plants. Interview: REBECCA BRADBURY


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