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The Artist is the UK’s leading practical art magazine and the essential source of information for all artists. It provides painters, both experienced amateurs and professionals, with art projects and practical painting and drawing exercises designed to improve painting technique. Plus Artist profiles and interviews provide a revealing insight into the working methods of leading professional artists.


Leisure Painter offers artistic inspiration, guidance, tuition and encouragement for all beginners and amateur artists. It’s full of step-by-step painting and drawing demonstrations and packed with advice on ways to progress your drawing and painting in all art media. With features written by experienced tutors, each article describes working methods, materials used & practical hints and tips to assist you.


Grit Digital is a multi-award-winning digital agency specialising in websites, apps and software that makes its clients money. They have designed and built the new EAE website. They combine amazing customer service with mutual trust, ensuring that they always deliver on promises. That is the definition of grit, and from grit comes greatness.


The Aviva Community Fund delivers funding and support all year-round. Every three months it splits £250,000 among its UK employees to donate to the projects that matter to them most. In 2022 we are delighted to have Aviva’s support for our Junior art initiative.


Real World Travel & Conservation is the commercial arm of the Real World Conservation Trust. It’s aim is to promote responsible wildlife travel and support conservation through travel. Real World was first established in 2000 as a small independent UK based travel company, with its charity, the Real Africa Trust established in 2007. The Real Africa Trust was replaced by a new charitable trust, Explorers Against Extinction in 2017. Over the years the structure has changed but Real World continues to promote responsible travel with all the profit from commercial activities supporting the running of Explorers Against Extinction and enabling tree-planting through the charity’s Carbon for Conservation scheme. It’s dedicated travel brands are Real Africa, Real Asia and Real Americas.


Bradt is the world’s largest independently-owned guidebook publisher, with over 200 titles in print. Over two-thirds of Bradt guides still have no direct competition from other publishers. Guides are known for being more comprehensive than any other series.  Each guide is a one-of-a-kind expression of an expert author’s interests, knowledge and enthusiasm for telling it like it really is. A commitment to wildlife, conservation and respect for local communities has always been at the heart of its books. Bradt Guides was championing sustainable travel before any other guidebook publisher.