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Issue #109 June / July 2016

Issue 109

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. 93, Florals & Gardens
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 95, Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
24 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Stuck Somewhere? Why Not Paint
31 Professional Artist: A Call to Action
Ask your clients for the sale by following these simple strategies
by Graeme Smith
The Art of the Portrait
32 Chairman's Letter
34 Master Showcase
36 Mary Whyte: Unseen Faces
by Lindsey Alligood
40 Dominic Avant
An oil painting demonstration
42 The Evolution of Artwork
Advice and ideas to help guide the working process, form the development stage to production
by Timothy W. Jahn
54 Fables in the Gardens of the West
Kim Wiggins imagines starry skies, open ranges and an American Eden in his Western paintings that are based on history and personal narrative
by Joshua Rose
64 Firsthand Knowledge
James Morgan's wildlife and nature paintings are inspired by his experiences and observations of the environment
by John Geraghty
72 Keys to Emotional Response in Paintings
by Victor Riesau
76 Utilizing Plein Air References
Sketches and photos from working on location aid Mostafa Keyahni in larger studio pieces
80 Careful Planning
Prior to starting a new painting, Jette van der Lende thoroughly thinks out her composition
New Zealand
88 Using a Line Drawing for Composition
Lines help guide Miranda Woollett throughout her painting process
United States
96 Finding the Ideal Subject
Warren Chang demonstrates his latest fieldworker painting, Lettuce Harvest
100 Reflections and Refractions
The still lifes of Marsha Chandler often contain shiny or glass objects that allow for a play of light and shapes
New Zealand
110 Painting Layer by Layer
Svetlana Orinko shares one of her three watercolour painting techniques, a wet-on-wet multilayered method
118 Integrating Collage in Watercolours
John Lovett explains how to add dimension and texture to watercolour paintings
122 Capturing Atmosphere
Wim Verhelst concentrates on shapes, values, color temperature, texture and edges to achieve the ideal atmosphere for his paintings
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 65
Angular Transfer & Via Garibaldi, Venice
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art:
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you