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Art Masterclass - 79


April 2013


From The Leisure Painter, the monthly magazine for amateur and semi-professional painters, giving practical instruction in painting and drawing in watercolour, pastels and oils, as well as news of art events, exhibitions and competitions open to leisure artists;




Paint Lambs this Spring for the Chance to win a Selection of Art Books

Dawn Farley

With spring just around the corner, Painters-Online invite you to paint lambs, in the latest painting competition, for the chance to win a selection of practical art books.

Spring Lamb

Click here for plenty more lamb pictures you can use as inspiration

The Prize: The winning artist will receive the following practical art books from Search Press worth over £65 (rrp):

  • Drawing & Painting Wild Animals by Vic Bearcroft
  • How to Draw Flowers and Trees in Simple Steps
  • Drawing Masterclass - Animals by Lucy Swinburne
  • 30 Minute Artist -Painting Water in Watercolour by Terry Harrison
  • 30 Minute Artist - Painting Flowers in Watercolour with Fiona Peart
  • Pastel Painting Step-by-Step



  1. Your entry can be produced in any medium.
  2. Closing date for entries is May 31, 2013.
  3. Please send a jpg digital entry - email to

Judges: Sally Bulgin, editor of The Artist and Ingrid Lyon, editor of Leisure Painter.


1. Only one entry per artist please.
2. Include your name, address, title and size of your work, the category you are entering.
3. By entering the competition you agree to allow The Artist and Leisure Painter to publish, republish and repurpose your artwork in both print and digital formats, including but not limited to magazines, websites, databases and as part of downloadable digital products.


This feature was taken from The Leisure Painter, subscription information can be found here.



The Leisure Painter



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