Past Issues

Issue #116 August / September 2017

Issue 116

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. 100, Landscapes
18 Professional Artist: The Importance of Exhibitions
Breaking down the reasons why you should exhibit your work
by Graeme Smith
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 102, Abstract/Experimental Art. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
26 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Building a Sketch Easel
The Art of the Portrait
30 Chairman's Letter
32 The Art of the Portrait: Legacy and Learning
by Anna Rose Bain
36 19th Annual International Portrait Competition
by Christine Egnoski
42 Legend of the Sea
The paintings of master marine artist John Stobart evoke the stories of yesteryear and his passion for the subject matter
by John O'Hearn
50 Life Drawing
Daniel Maidman discusses techniques for drawing from life for quick studies and fully developed works
United States
60 Supporting Materials
The anatomically accurate wildlife paintings of Cynthie Fisher come to life through sketches and references
70 Curt Butler
A sculptural technique
74 Gregory Thielker
Visual perception
78 Lorn Curry
In the details
United Kingdom
82 Nathan Walsh
Experiencing the city
United States
86 Understanding the Light
Robin Berry discusses the importance of balancing light and shadow in watercolor painting
96 A Visual Experience
The watercolor paintings of Zhao Long more beyond the technique to the essence of the subject
106 Amanda Hyatt
Lessons in Watercolour Part 5 - Perspective
110 Contrasting Marks
John Lovett's tips for adding interest and character in a painting through mark marking
114 Amanda McLean
Pastel Perspectives Part 5 - Water
120 Passion in Painting
Kitty Kelly aims for viewers to feel as if they can reach out and touch her work, as well as feel the emotion behind the painting
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 72
Visual Poetry & Music & Kazakh Shepherd
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you