Past Issues

Issue #121 June / July 2018

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Issue 121

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. 105, Still Lifes
21 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 107, Wildlife. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
Departments
25 Profession Artist: What can you learn?
How to find the ideal market for specialized projects
by Graeme Smith
26 Art Workshop Guide
Find art workshops all around the world
Columns
28 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Lighting the Portrait
The Art of the Portrait
34 Chairman's Letter
35 Honoring Dedication to their Craft by Christine Egnoski
44 Marc Chatov: An oil portrait
Columns
46 Artistic Elements - Parts 2 & 3
The Power of Emotion & Action Powered by Dust
by Robert Hagan
54 10 Steps to Paint Like and Impressionist - Parts 1 & 2
Compositional Devices & Editing & Eliminating
by Colley Whisson
United States
62 Guided by History
Z.S. Liang dives into the past to paint an act of kindness by Sitting Bull in Philadelphia
70 On a Small Scale
Dina Brodsky shares how making thumbnail sketches seamlessly transitioned to completed paintings
76 A Strong Message
Igor Raikhline looks beyond the subject matter to the meaning on his artwork
86 Painting with Intention
Study and observation allow Chantel Barber to paint in a loose, impressionistic style
China
94 Blending the East and West
Zhao Fucai merges traditional Chinese techniques and Western realism in his dynamic watercolours
United Kingdom
104 Marie Burke
Intricacy of nature
United States
108 Jeannie McGuire
Nontraditional thinking
Australia
112 Amanda Hyatt
Lessons in Watercolour Part 10 - En Plein Air
118 John Lovett
10 Tips for Traveling with Watercolours
122 Amanda McLean
Pastel Perspectives Part 10 - Common Pastel Pitfalls
Departments
134 Painting Workshop
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student paintings form his online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
138 Discovering Art: The Making of and Artist Part 77
How to Observe Clouds & Shall We Go Inside?
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you