Past Issues

Issue #106 December / January 2016

Issue 106

In This Issue

The magazine for artists by artists from around the world.

4 International Prize Winners
All the Prize Winners from International Artist magazine, Challenge No. 90, People and Figures
21 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 92, Landscapes. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
26 Professional Artist: How many artworks are created in a year?
Understanding this, and other art market statistics, can lead to greater success
by Graeme Smith
28 A Day in the Life of an Artist: Tom Nicholas
A series where we take a look into the lives of some of the world's most noted artists.
by Wende Caporale
The Art of the Portrait
32 Chairman's Letter
34 Master Showcase
36 Daniel Gerhartz: Capturing Light, Color and Form
by Christine Egnoski
40 Seth Haverkamp
A demonstration in oil
42 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Extreme Limited Palettes
46 Painting the Panama Canal Expansion, 2007-2015
George Scribner shares his eight-year journey painting one world's most recognized landmarks
54 Cohesive Compositions
Eric Wert explains his process for linking foreground and background elements to create highly detailed still lifes
by John O'Hearn
United States
62 Fusion of Methods
Jason Patrick Jenkins' combination of previous and current methods reflects his effort to maintain strengths while evolving artistically
70 Complexity in Simplicity
Bill MacKay allows details to emerge organically and gradually throughout his painting process
United States
78 Scenes with Autobiographical Elements
Warren Chang's painting Gill Gallery Interior reflects one aspect of his life and surroundings
84 Using Objects in Multiple Compositions
Claudia Seymour demonstrates how to use the same items to create varied, stand-alone still life setups
United Kingdom
94 Pace and Rhythm in Painting
Bob Brandt discusses two main elements that link painting and music
100 Glazing Techniques in Watercolours
Crystal Beshara discusses the process of working with glazes to create an illusion of depth and light
United States
110 Creating a "Wow" in Watercolor
Tom Lynch creates works of art where the mood, or "wow" factor, has the greatest impact
116 Explore a Theme
John Lovett shows the value of expanding upon subjects while painting
120 Inside the Artist's World
Kathy Dolan makes personal connections with her artwork through technique and subject matter
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 and Artist Part 62
Dominant Values & Zoucheng Girl
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you