Paint & Draw: Anatomy – 3rd Edition, 2022
Overview: The human body is beautiful, complex and utterly unique, with no single figure the same as another. This individuality is what makes drawing the human form so tricky – there are very few certainties or rules when it comes to drawing people. However, bringing the figure to life involves more than just re-creating what you see in front of you; it’s essential to understand the body and what lies beneath it.
In Paint & Draw: Anatomy, find out how to draw from life successfully, from simple warm-ups to get your creative juices flowing, to in-depth tutorials on different areas of the human body. Discover how to realistically sketch some of the most complicated parts of the figure, including the head and the hands, and learn how to bring it all together to illustrate the entire figure.
Painting Made Easy – 2022
Overview: Painting Made Easy is the go-to art guide for all beginner and amateur artists keen to hone their craft, whatever their style or favoured medium. It opens with a Basic Skills section, covering topics such as blending and tonal studies as well as tricks for painting en plein air. From there, we lead into an Inspiration segment which includes 31 bite-size tips on how to boost your creativity. Next up, there’s a How To and How I Paint category whilst Jake Spicer has compiled a Figure Drawing workshop series, featuring his trademark clear and precise instructions on how to paint the different elements of the body. Interspersed throughout are one off features offering clever painting advice from creating new textures by using mixed media to what to consider before booking an online art course. All in all, this brand-new art magazine is packed full of practical and constructive advice that will become a much thumbed read for all budding artists out there.