Past Issues

Issue #108 April / May 2016

Issue 108

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. 92, Landscapes
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 94, Abstract/Experimental Art. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
Columns
24 A Day in the Life of An Artist: Bruno Lucchesi
A series where we take a look into the lives of some of the world's most noted artists.
by Wende Caporale
Departments
31 Prfessional Artist: There is No Short Cut
Building the path to successful gallery exhibitions
by Graeme Smith
The Art of the Portrait
32 Chairman's Letter
34 Master Showcase
36 Words of Wisdom from the 2016 Faculty, Part 2
by Christine Egnoski
40 Erica Norelius
A charcoal drawing demonstration
Columns
42 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney On-the-Spot Surrealism
46 Views form Above
Mark Laguë paints aerial perspectives of some of the world's most recognized cities and landmarks
by John O'Hearn
United States
56 The Importance of Light
For more than 30 years, Tom Browning has focused on the handling of light in his Western scenes
64 Portraying Sunlight
To paint the ideal lighting effects, Dean Larson starts his paintings slowly and finishes them fast
70 From Field to Studio
Gathering source information is the vital first step for the artwork of Roger Dale Brown
Canada
78 The Realist Tradition
Daniel Brient's traditional art education has helped guide his paintings
88 Paint Your Passion
The art of Maggie Caunt comes alive when she paints subjects she's passionate about
United States
96 Aluminum Traffic Sign Portraits
Billy Seccombe shares his tips for working on a nontraditional surface
Canada
102 Using Salt with Watercolour
To create unique texture in her watercolours, artist Wendy Mould uses slat to draw out pigments
Australia
110 Making Shapes Work for You
Insights from watercolourist John Lovett on how to modify and rearrange shapes
United States
114 Capturing a Moment
When inspiration strikes, Kathy Dana defines her attraction to the scene and uses that understanding throughout her painting process
Canada
122 Connecting with Colour
Abstract artist Chris Kazeil finds colour to be one of the most important elements of her painting process
Departments
134 Painting Workshop
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student paintings from hos online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
138 Discovering Art: The Making of an Artist Part 64
Mixing Vivid Colors Using Bases & Garrapata Surf
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you