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Issue #114 April / May 2017

Issue 114

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The magazine for artists by artists from around the world.

4 International Prize Winners
All the Prize Winners in International Artist magazine Challenge No. 98, People & Figures
Columns
24 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Sharing Your Art on Social Media
The Art of the Portrait
30 Chairman’s Letter
32 Face-to-Face
With the 2017 The Art of the Portrait Faculty
by Christine Egnoski
38 Jeffrey Hein
Painting from Life
Columns
40 Nature’s Gifts
Colorado painter Jay Moore uses the beauty of nature to explore light, memory and the permanence of paint
by Michael Clawson
50 Third Shenzhen International Watercolour Biennial Announced
58 From America to Provence: In Cézanne’s Footsteps
A look inside the artistic journey of artist Jill Steenhuis
by Stephanie Curtis
Demonstrations & Workshops
62 Two-part Scenes
The setting and the narrative are the primary components of Robert Hagan’s impressionistic works
72 Blending Methods
Deborah Tilby aims to harmonize painterly elements with detail and texture in her compositions
82 Eric Armusick
Character development
86 Anne Zamo
Harmonious compositions
90 Sahin Karakoc
Balanced narrative
94 Fundamentals of Art
To create a solid composition, Stan Miller relies on drawing and visual elements he has learned during his art career
104 Amanda Hyatt
Lessons in Watercolour, Part 3 – Techniques
110 Painting Vietnam
John Lovett paints the villages of Vietnam using a subtle and unpredictable gouache technique
114 Beauty in Nature
Pastel artist Debbie Graviss finds inspiration in the wonder of the surrounding world
124 Amanda McLean
Pastel Perspectives, Part 3 – Field Sketches – Quick Cloudscapes, Outdoors
Departments
128 Professional Artist: Should you consider prints?
The pros and cons of creating prints of your artwork
by Graeme Smith
134 Painting Workshop
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student paintings from his online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
by Richard Robinson
138 Discovering Art: The Making of an Artist Part 70
Texture & Mauritius After the Storm
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown’s fascinating things no one else will tell you
by Harley Brown