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Issue #125 February / March 2019

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Issue 125

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 109, Florals & Gardens
23 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge 111, Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
28 Art Workshop Guide
Find art workshops all around the world
31 Does Your Website Work?
The importance of building your online presence
by Graeme Smith
32 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Dinosaur Art is Wildlife Art
The Art of the Portrait
38 Chairman's Letter
40 Words of Wisdom from the 2019 Faculty
by Christine Egnoski
46 The Sequence of Beauty
by Rick Casali
48 10 Steps to Paint Like an Impressionist - Parts 9 & 10
Knowledge is Power, Get Educated & Hard Work Never Hurt Anyone
by Colley Whisson
56 Expanding an Artist's Potential
Billy Seccombe discusses the impact of teaching artist residencies and workshops
United States
62 Finding the Driving Force
By analyzing her subjects, Debra Reid Jenkins identifies key design elements to explore in every painting
70 Working in Natural Light
Diane Leonard's paintings evoke the colors and mood of late afternoon light
78 Reflecting Experiences
For watercolorist Fei Xiqiang, painting is a personal process of interpretation and expression
United Kingdom
88 Richard Thorn
Strong visuals
92 Placement, Spacing and Variation
John Lovett discusses the importance of compositional elements
96 Making Waves
Chris Postle shares how to create impact with simple design, contrasts, and colour
Czech Republic
106 Colorful Birds
Karolina Borecka shares her insights for painting anatomically correct parrots infused with personality
United States
112 Making a Plan
Before making the first mark, colored pencil artist Tanja Gant makes notes about her composition, colors and more
120 Amanda McLean
Pastel Perspectives Part 14 - Work Your Paper
126 The Making of an Artist Part 81
Secondary Color Harmonies & A Kasakh Farmhouse in Tianshan
by Barry John Raybould
136 Digital Dabbling
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson demonstrates how to use photo-editing software and shares examples of his own paintings
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you