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Issue #100 December / January 2015

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Issue 100

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. 84, Landscapes
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 86, Abstract/Experimental. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
Columns
24 A Day in the Life of an Artist: Nancy Yang
A series where we take a look into the lives of some of the world's most noted artists.
by Wende Caporale
28 Chairman's Letter
Columns
38 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney How to Video Your Art: Tips for Shooting Your Own Video Tutorials, Part 1
44 Advance Practice in Art
The Sky is the Limit - Understanding Warm/Cool Theories
by Tim Breaux
46 Travel Sketchbook
Journeys to Madagascar and Algeria
by Reno Marca
52 Checkers at Custom Plaza: The Evolution of a Painting
by Warren Chang
56 Advocate for Peace
Behind the scenes of the latest signature work by Z.S. Liang slated for a new 2015 auction.
by John Geraghty
60 Making the Most of a Life Class
by Bob Brandt
United States
66 Turning on the Light
Timothy Horn shares his understanding of capturing the light in landscape paintings
Canada
74 From Abstract to Realism
Gerry Thompson creates her realistic works by first painting abstract shapes
Demonstrations & Workshops
82 Exploration of Landscapes
Through three demonstrations, Judith I. Bridgland experiments with composition, texture and patterns in landscape paintings
Canada
92 Compositional Elements
Julia Hargreaves aims to include a triangle composition in each of her paintings
United States
100 Multiple Methods
Using her own set of rules and knowledge of paints, Kathleen Giles combines techniques to create dramatic and realistic watercolors
110 Painting Flesh Tones
Fred Wessel uses age-old techniques to render lifelike skin tones in her egg tempera works
Demonstrations & Workshops
118 Combining Watercolour and Acrylic
Paula Henchell explores mixed media methods by pouring watercolour and painting with acrylics
Departments
126 Professional Artist: Does Your Art Really Communicate?
Engage audiences through focused channels of communication
by Graeme Smith
134 Painting Workshop
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student paints from his online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
138 Discovering Art: The Making of an Artist Part 56
Point, Line & Mass and Night Vendor
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you