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.