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Artists & Illustrators

Summer 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.

Sit back…

INTRODUCING

Artists & Illustrators

Sketchbook • TIPS • ADVICE • EXHIBITIONS • NEWS • REVIEWS

Sketchbook

THE DIARY • Open calls, prizes and artist opportunities

SAVE OVER £30 OFF THE FULL PRICE WHEN YOU SUBSCRIBE! • IT’S LIKE GETTING 5 ISSUES FREE!

The art of adventure • Stay committed to chronicling your holidays this summer with these five top tips from travel journal veteran Abbey Sy

Exhibitions • THE BEST ART SHOWS TO VISIT THIS SUMMER

George Frederick Thomas • From creating caricatures at his local farmer’s market to wading through alligator-infested waters in the Amazon, no place is off limits for this oil painter’s practice. Rebecca Bradbury visits his South London studio to find out more

WIN! £1,000 OF CLASSICAL ART TUITION • Watch your representational art skills soar after a workshop at RAW UMBER STUDIOS

We Present… • This month’s spotlight on a Portfolio member

Alice Hole • Cornish artist ALICE HOLE is mesmerised by the rugged beauty and heightened colours of the area, as depicted in her enchanting artworks, finds Niki Browes

The British ART Prize 2022

Prizes • The British Art Prize has five fantastic prizes. They are:

Art between the wars • The art historian, critic and biographer FRANCES SPALDING has written an edited extract from her new book, The Real and the Romantic: English art between two world wars, especially for Artists & Illustrators

Bruce McLean • BRUCE MCLEAN is an award-winning Scottish sculptor, painter and ceramicist. Niki Browes speaks to him ahead of a major new exhibition this summer

Basquiat • In an edited extract from a new book on JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT, we hear from those who knew him best: his sisters Lisane Basquiat and Jeanine Heriveaux

Pandemic painting • IAN BECK is one of the UK’s most celebrated authors and illustrators, famously known for illustrating Sir Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road album cover. Here he tells us what living in lockdown taught him about how he saw his neighbourhood with fresh eyes

Life drawing IN OIL PASTEL • In his final instalment of life drawing with pastels, JAKE SPICER shows you how to work with a pastel that’s more like paint: the oil pastel

Advice for working in oil pastel

Exercise

Colur notes • In this third article, ANN WITHERIDGE shows you how to push colour and create colour notes within your landscapes

ANN’S MATERIALS

Tips on how to do colour note studies

Living for the city • During the pandemic, online art teacher CHRISTOPHER PAUL STEVENS started to make his oil paintings on a much smaller scale. Here’s a demonstration from a street scene in New York

Coloured pencil pooch • LAURA RYAN combines her work as a heraldic artist with skills learnt in her life drawing practice to create this dog in an unusual colour palette

You tell us

Creating a buzz • Often people think acrylic has to be used strongly and thickly, but it can be used softly with subtle washes and marks, just like watercolour, says LOUISE ANGUS

Picture this • In every issue, we ask an artist to tell us about a piece of...


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

Sit back…

INTRODUCING

Artists & Illustrators

Sketchbook • TIPS • ADVICE • EXHIBITIONS • NEWS • REVIEWS

Sketchbook

THE DIARY • Open calls, prizes and artist opportunities

SAVE OVER £30 OFF THE FULL PRICE WHEN YOU SUBSCRIBE! • IT’S LIKE GETTING 5 ISSUES FREE!

The art of adventure • Stay committed to chronicling your holidays this summer with these five top tips from travel journal veteran Abbey Sy

Exhibitions • THE BEST ART SHOWS TO VISIT THIS SUMMER

George Frederick Thomas • From creating caricatures at his local farmer’s market to wading through alligator-infested waters in the Amazon, no place is off limits for this oil painter’s practice. Rebecca Bradbury visits his South London studio to find out more

WIN! £1,000 OF CLASSICAL ART TUITION • Watch your representational art skills soar after a workshop at RAW UMBER STUDIOS

We Present… • This month’s spotlight on a Portfolio member

Alice Hole • Cornish artist ALICE HOLE is mesmerised by the rugged beauty and heightened colours of the area, as depicted in her enchanting artworks, finds Niki Browes

The British ART Prize 2022

Prizes • The British Art Prize has five fantastic prizes. They are:

Art between the wars • The art historian, critic and biographer FRANCES SPALDING has written an edited extract from her new book, The Real and the Romantic: English art between two world wars, especially for Artists & Illustrators

Bruce McLean • BRUCE MCLEAN is an award-winning Scottish sculptor, painter and ceramicist. Niki Browes speaks to him ahead of a major new exhibition this summer

Basquiat • In an edited extract from a new book on JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT, we hear from those who knew him best: his sisters Lisane Basquiat and Jeanine Heriveaux

Pandemic painting • IAN BECK is one of the UK’s most celebrated authors and illustrators, famously known for illustrating Sir Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road album cover. Here he tells us what living in lockdown taught him about how he saw his neighbourhood with fresh eyes

Life drawing IN OIL PASTEL • In his final instalment of life drawing with pastels, JAKE SPICER shows you how to work with a pastel that’s more like paint: the oil pastel

Advice for working in oil pastel

Exercise

Colur notes • In this third article, ANN WITHERIDGE shows you how to push colour and create colour notes within your landscapes

ANN’S MATERIALS

Tips on how to do colour note studies

Living for the city • During the pandemic, online art teacher CHRISTOPHER PAUL STEVENS started to make his oil paintings on a much smaller scale. Here’s a demonstration from a street scene in New York

Coloured pencil pooch • LAURA RYAN combines her work as a heraldic artist with skills learnt in her life drawing practice to create this dog in an unusual colour palette

You tell us

Creating a buzz • Often people think acrylic has to be used strongly and thickly, but it can be used softly with subtle washes and marks, just like watercolour, says LOUISE ANGUS

Picture this • In every issue, we ask an artist to tell us about a piece of...


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