Ray Balkwill demonstrates his approach to painting using watercolour and pastel.

VIDEO: How to Paint the Coast

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If you don’t select the right surface, pastel is a notoriously tricky medium to work with.

How to Choose Pastel Grounds

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Sophie Ploeg shows us the importance of blocking in.

How to Paint Fabric

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Anna Mason shows you how to create stunningly life-like paintings with just a little careful planning.

How to Paint Realistic Hummingbirds

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Tackle a tricky subject...

How to Paint Eyes and Ears

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Gillian Murray shares her screenprinting techniques.

How to Make a Simple Screenprint in 8 Steps

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Suffering from a lack of portrait sitters? Try painting a fellow artist...

How to Paint an Artist from Life

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Don't glaze over, it's interesting stuff...

5 Glazing Essentials

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Yes, this was created in biro...

Top 5 Tips for Drawing in Biro

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A sneak peek of the May issue, on sale this Friday.
Avoid disappointment and improve your painting in leaps – simply focus upon four key elements.

The Four Pillars of Watercolour

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Six steps to painting shiny objects.

How to Paint Reflective Surfaces

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Follow this handy video demonstration from artist Sandrine Maugy.

VIDEO: How to Paint a Parrot Tulip

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Need a bit of Monday motivation?

How to Get Out of a Creative Rut

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Advance tickets go on sale today for Walker Art Gallery's upcoming exhibition celebrating the star of Art Nouveau...

Alphonse Mucha: In Quest of Beauty

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Annabel Gosling reveals her techniques in a selection of garden paintings.

How to Paint Gardens

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Tackle a willow charcoal study like the French Impressionist...

VIDEO: How to Draw Like Degas

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Have some fun with the coffee machine this weekend...

How to Paint with Coffee

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