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Issue #111 October / November 2016

Issue 111

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. 95, Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No.97, Still Life. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
24 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney 10 Tips for Better Brushstrokes
28 Professional Artist: Common "Art Myths"
A look at popular views of art and how to formulate your own path
by Graeme Smith
The Art of the Portrait
30 Chairman's Letter
33 A Siberian Story: Anatoliy Movlyan - Arist, Teacher and Risk Taker
by Olga Krimon
38 Master Showcase
40 Katherine McNenly
A portrait in oil
42 Richard Schmidt: Remembering Lightness
by By Joshua Rose
48 The Sketchbook: A Powerful Influence
using a sketchbook as a tool in the creative process for studio paintings
by Robert E. Wells
54 In Search of Something New
Australian artist Colley Whisson is always looking for new and interesting things to say with his oil paintings
United States
66 Barbara Pence
Conceptual ideas
70 Kim English
Supporting a narrative
New Zealand
74 Energy of the Sea
Using photographs and firsthand experience, Bari Duncan captures the movements of water
84 Details of Nature
The watercolor paintings of Heidi Williams display all the intricate forms, shapes and colors of the natural world
92 Maja Wronska
Drawing with watercolors
96 Perspective
John Lovett shares his simple approach to a complex drawing tool
United States
100 The Importance of Composition and Value
LaVone Sterling explains the significance of two essential elements in achieving a dynamic work of art
108 Blending Techniques
In his wildlife paintings, Andrew Denman combines several artistic methods that allow for his distinct style to emerge
120 Pen & Ink
Learning about Lines
Janet A. Cook shares her method of line drawing that allows for a consistent outcome
134 Painting Workshop
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student painting from his online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
138 Discovering Art: The Making of an Artist Part 67
Cool Light Warm Shadows, Warm Light Cool Shadows & Telluride Bakery
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you