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Issue #101 February / March 2015

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Issue 101

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. 85, Florals & Gardens
21 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 87, Seascapes, Rivers, & Lakes. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
26 A Day in the Life of an Artist: Artists' Legacy
A series where we take a look into the lives of some of the world's most noted artists.
by Wende Caporale
30 Chairman's Letter
32 Teresa Oaxaca: The Spirit of another Age
by Christine Egnoski
36 Katherine Stone
A demonstration in oil
40 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney How to Video Your Art, Part 2 Tips for Recording Audio, Editing and Distributing Video Tutorials
44 Advance Practice in Art
Deconstructing Color Constancy and Value Perception - Part 1
by Tim Breaux
48 Travel Sketchbook
From Arabia to India
by Reno Marca
56 Five Crucial Painting Elements
Using color, color temperature, tone, intensity and edges to paint an inspired work of art
by Susan Harrison-Tustain
68 A Disciplined Approach
Time, practice, and experimentation with subject matter have helped Colley Whisson develop and enhance his oil paintings
United States
76 Impacting an Audience
Billy Seccombe shares his methods for painting a commissioned album cover
84 Simplifying Watercolors
Andy Evansen first breaks down a scene into basic shapes through value studies, then translates it to a color painting
94 Kris Preslan
A Grid Method
98 Painting Big
John Lovett provides tips on preparing and using a large panel in watercolour painting
102 Bold Application
Working from dark to light values, Vicki Brophey focuses on color intensity in her pastel paintings
110 Elements of Construction
A well-composed composition sets the stage for Lyn Diefenbach's paintings, which are brought to life through line, tone, colour, and edge.
118 Artistic Evolution
Experimentation with surfaces, brands of pastels and techniques allowed Emma Colbert to discover her working style
126 Professional Artist: Why do people come to your art exhibitions?
Get to know your audience, so that everyone attending your show is a potential buyer
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
138 Discovering Art: The Making of an Artist Part 57
Mass Gesture & Caochangdi at Night
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you