Past Issues

Issue #107 February / March 2016

Issue 107

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. 91, Wildlife
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 93, Florals & Gardens. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
24 Professional Artist: Is there a magic bullet?
Identifying the pathway to a successful and thriving art career.
by Graeme Smith
26 A Day in the Life of an Artist: Claudia Seymour
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
30 Chairman's Letter
32 Master Showcase
34 Words of Wisdon from the 2016 Faculty
by Christine Egnoski
38 Taaron Parsons
An oil painting demonstration
40 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Sketching in Concerts
44 Making Paintings from Drawings: Working in Edward Hopper's World
by Philip Koch
54 Developing a Painting Process
After 50 years drawing on site around the world, David Butt shares his experiences using a 12-step process
United States
64 Finding the Right Path
To stay focused and consistent in the painting process, Debbie Smith sets her goals and asks questions about her artwork
70 Sill Life Stories
Trompe l'Oeil artist Jorge Alberto is inspired by objects with history, creating a narrative around the items
78 Utilizing a Composite Design
Watercolorist Hank Pulkowski combines elements from three or more photos to create painting compositions
84 Images as Inspirations
Photography plays an important role in the compositions of Anne Abgott's colorful watercolors
92 Combining Watercolour with Gouache
John Lovett explains how to experiment with gouache in his watercolour paintings
United States
96 A Sketch-free Method
To paint her subjects, Yvonne Korotky relies upon observation and measurements
102 Texture in Dimensional Painting
Touch and texture are integral components in the paintings of Susan McLennan
United Kingdom
108 Knowledge of Subject Matter
Frank Gordon paints landscapes within walking distance of his home, infusing his knowledge of the setting into his work
118 Freedom of Expression
To keep her works spontaneous and fresh, artist Christa Hillekamp prefers to work without reference materials
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 63
Limited Value Studies & Yellow Fields
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you