Issue #115 June / July 2017
In This Issue
The magazine for artists by artists from around the world.
International Prize Winners
All the Prize Winners in International Artist magazine Challenge No. 99, Wildlife
Professional Artist: Why Are Commissions So Important?
A look at the key elements of commissioned artwork
by Graeme Smith
Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 101, Florals & Gardens. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
Drawing Portraits in Charcoal
Insight on drawing materials, common challenges and the use of light and shadow
by Nathan Fowkes
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Do Gouache and Watercolor Play Well Together?
|The Art of the Portrait|
Never Without Inspiration
by Judith Carducci
An oil demonstration
Form and Content in Painting
Philip Miles explains how he balances form and content to create a powerful and dynamic work of art
James Neil Hollingsworth
The Importance of Concept
Chinese artist Xi Guo creates paintings where every element serves a purpose to the completed composition
Lessons in Watercolour, Part 4 - Loosening up
Sketchbooks, Journals and Diaries
John Lovett discusses the importance of note taking and sketches in art
In the Field
Firsthand observation allows Anne Peyton to paint the details, textures and movements of birds with ease
The pastel paintings of Alberto Piedra Fernández have strong atmosphere that is both realistic and artistic
Pastel Perspectives, Part 4 - What Colour Paper Should I Use?
Inside scratchboard art
Creating Glamour with Metalpoint
Join the world revival of this art form by learning from this "Living Master" of the medium Gordon Hanely
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student paintings from his online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
Discovering Art: The Making of an Artist Part 71
Space Division & Hunan Sunset
by Barry John Raybould
Important Principles of Art:
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you