Past Issues

Issue #110 August / September 2016

Issue 110

In This Issue

The magazine for artists by artists from around the world.

4 International Prize Winners
All the Prize Winner in International Artist magazine Challenge No. 94, Abstract/Experimental Art
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 96, Favorite Subjects. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
24 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Painting Candid Portraits in the Wild
31 Professional Artist: Paving Your Path to Success
Market your art to meet long-term career goals
by Graeme Smith
The Art of the Portrait
32 Chairman's Letter
34 An Annual Celebration of the Arts
by Christine Egnoski
38 18th annual International Portrait Competition Showcase
44 Creating a Print
Insight on one process used for producing an etching based on a series of monotypes
by Daniel Maidman and Peri Schwartz
United States
50 View from the Top
Kathleen Lack paints figurative scenes from a unique vantage point in her series of works
58 Establishing the Framework
Prior planning and calculated compositions allow Theo Felizzola the freedom to paint his original concepts
66 The Nature of Paintings
From still life to figurative work, Laura Thompson defines the why and how of her paintings
72 Imagined Places
Using knowledge of the ocean and other natural elements, Mustafa Günen paints vast and realistic seascapes
78 Heather Horton
Using photos to capture details
United Kingdom
82 Informed by Observation and Study
Kristine Nason uses her experiences and knowledge of anatomy and drawing to paint emotive equestrian works
United States
90 Susan Crouch
Interpreting Colors
94 Chris Beck
All in the details
United Kingdom
98 David Walker
Finding poetic beauty
102 Just a Piece of Paper
John Lovett provides insight on watercolour paper, including size, texture and weight
United States
106 Mixing Realism and Abstraction
Michele Poirier Mozzone's series of underwater figures melds two styles through sunlight rays and water distortion
114 Looking for Brilliance
François Malnati strives to depict still life subjects in unusual and inventive ways
114 Looking for Brilliance
François Malnati strives to depict still life subjects in unusual and inventive ways
United Kingdom
122 Animal Characteristics
Claire "Cerysanne" Groves mixes oils with other mediums to capture all aspects of an animal, from personality to textures
134 Painting Workshop
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student painting from his online workshops and demonstrates key points with his own painting
138 Discovering Art: The Making of an Artist Part 66
Triangulation & Bird of Paradise
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you