Past Issues

Issue #117 October / November 2017

Issue 117

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. 101, Florals & Botanicals
20 Professional Artist: How to Increase Your Sales through Exhibitions
We continue our last article with additional information on sales, pricing and finding new prospects who are interested in your work
by Graeme Smith
21 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 103, Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
26 Art Workshop Guide
Find art workshops all around the world
28 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Top 10 Tips for Painting Flowers Outdoors
34 Art Workshop Guide
Find art workshops all around the world
34 Chairman's Letter
36 David Kassan: Painting a Link to the Past
by Christine Egnoski
40 Master Showcase
42 Gregory Mortenson: Depicting the Beauty and Triumph of the Human Spirit
44 From Inspiration to Artist
Professional artist Jane A. Cook shares her insights on the path to a successful career
48 Feminine Mythology
Well-known illustrator Boris Vallejo shares his insights on technique and painting fantasy-themed works of art
by John O'Hern
United States
56 Properties of Water
Sheri Farabaugh's seascapes hone in on the reflections, transparency and movement of water
64 Inner Excitement
Jenny Buckner paints subjects and compositions she finds visually stimulating
72 Suggestions of Reality
Georg Douglas blends natural and molecular elements in his abstracted floral paintings
United States
82 Josh Clare
Appreciating beauty
86 F. Michael Wood
Simple forms
90 A Contemporary Approach to Watercolor
Jiang Ye discusses the benefits of using modern technology to create innovative compositions
United States
100 Steve Morris
Avian architecture
104 Direk Kingnok
Worldly impressions
108 Amanda Hyatt
Lessons in watercolour Part - 6 Tonalists vs. Colourists
112 Grey Hues
John Lovett discusses the importance of grey in watercolour painting
United States
116 Setting the Stage
The underpainting of Jeanne Rosier Smith's pastel seascapes helps establish values and keeps pigments vibrant
124 Amanda McLean
Paster Perspectives, Part 6 - Cloudscapes
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 73
Mass Notan & Moody Evening, Garrapata, Big Sur
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you