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Issue #123 October / November 2018

Issue 123

In This Issue

The magazine for artists by artists from around the world.

4 International Prize Winners
All the Prize Winners in International Artist magazine Challenge No. 107, Wildlife
23 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 109, Florals & Gardens. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
Departments
27 Professional Artist: Find Your Niche
How to market your brand of artwork
by Graeme Smith
28 Art Workshop Guide
Find art workshops all around the world
31 October/November Artists' Newsletter
Columns
32 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Painting Animals from Life
The Art of the Portrait
36 Chairman's Letter
38 Daniel J. Keys: Odysseys in Painting
by Krystle Stricklin
42 Master Showcase
44 A Direct but Considered Approach to Painting a Portrait
by John Michael Carter
Columns
46 A Life in art
A tribute to Richard Schmid in celebration of the 20th anniversary of his boo, Alla Prima II
by Joshua Rose
54 The Benefits of Working in Multiple Mediums
How working in various mediums enhances painting abilities as well as the appearance and emotional impact of a composition
by Morgan Samuel Price
60 Representing the Real
Insights on the career, techniques and new traveling retrospective of prolific artist Daniel E. Greene
by John O'Hern
66 Artist Elements - Part 6
Impressionism with Mauve
by Robert Hagan
70 10 Steps to Paint Like and Impressionist - Parts 5 & 6
Colour My World & Making Your Mark
by Colley Whisson
78 Colored Pencil Comes of Age in the International Art World
by Vera Curnow
United States
84 Turning Colored Pencil into Paint
Jesse Lane creates the richness and feel of a photographic oil painting with colored pencils
92 Evolution of the Self-Portrait
Figurative artist Haley Hasler uses the self-portrait as a vehicle for larger narrative paintings
98 Noah Buchanan
Technical and contemporary
China
102 Informed by Culture
The figurative watercolors of Liu Yunsheng reflect the Tibetan way of life
Australia
112 Birds in Watercolor
Gordon Hanley discusses the color and diversity of birds in watercolour painting
120 The Importance of Edges
John Lovett shares his methods for controlling edges in watercolour painting
124 Amanda McLean
Pastel Perspectives Part 12 - Underpainting Technique
Departments
134 Painting Workshop
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student paintings from hos online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
138 Discovering Art: The Making of an Artist Part 79
Suggestion & China, Xinjiang Yili
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you