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Issue #122 August / September 2018

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Issue 122

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. 106, People & Figures
20 Focus on Materials
We examine some of the essential art materials available to practicing artists
21 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No 108, Landscapes. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
26 Art Workshop Guide
Find art workshops all around the world
Departments
27 Professional Artist: The Importance of Exhibitions
An artist shares his experiences with creating a sellout exhibition
by Graeme Smith
Columns
28 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Six Tips for Painting More Efficiently
The Art of the Portrait
34 Chairman's Letter
36 A Celebration Two Decades in the Making
by Krystle Stricklin
40 20th Annual International Portrait Competition
by Christine Egnoski
Columns
46 Artistic Elements - Parts 4 & 5
The Magic of Water & Making the Absolute Most of Light
by Robert Hagan
54 10 Steps to Paint Like an Impressionist - Parts 3 & 4
We Better Shape Up & On the Edge of Reality
by Colley Whisson
64 From Concept to Canvas
Warren Chang's newest painting, Give Us Our Daily Bread, comes to fruition after years of development
United States
68 Control and Precision
The complexities of the figure are simplified in Daniel Maidman's four-question approach
76 Capturing the Light Key of Nature with Color
Camille Przewodek shares her tips for developing color perception while working outdoors
Canada
84 The Blood and Guts of Painting
Canadian artist Barry McCarthy discusses the key components of style and technique
United States
92 Inspiration in the Solitude of the Quiet Seasons
Paul Batch explains his process for painting beach scenes in the wintertime
China
98 Blending Techniques
Qian Xiao's experience with watercolor painting allows her to explore the properties of acrylics
Australia
108 Amanda Hyatt
Lessons in Watercolor Part 11 - How to Paint a Prize-Winning Painting
114 Watercolour Overglazes
John Lovett shares his insights on this impactful painting techniques
118 Amanda McLean
Pastel Perspectives Part 11 - Underpainting Technique
Philippines
122 When Neutral Color Functions as a Complementary
Adeste Deguilmo shares one method of painting a harmonious composition
Departments
134 Painting Workshop
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student paintings from his online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
138 Discovering Art: The Making of an Artist Part 78
Varying Levels of Focus and Detail & Italy, Pianello
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you