Past Issues

Issue #127 June / July 2019

Issue 127

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. 111, Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes
20 Focus on Materials
In each issue we examine some of the essential art materials available to practicing artist
21 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge 113, Still Like. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
25 Looking after Clients
How to find the best sales strategy for your prospective buyers
by Graeme Smith
26 Art Workshop Guide
Fine art workshops all around the world
29 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney A Day at the Diner
34 Chairman's Letter
36 Creating Composition: A Critical Necessity
by Timothy Rees
40 Master Showcase
42 Mia Bergeron: Order out of Chaos
44 Truth in Detail
Chinese-American painter Z.S. Liang turns to historical detail to bring to life his works showing Native Americans
by Dan Corazzi
50 Brought Into Focus
A recent retrospective allowed T. Allen Lawson to stand back and see his work from a new perspective
by Michael Clawson
United States
56 Using References to Paint the Details
Photographic references allow Diane Davich-Craig to hone in on the fine details of her paintings
64 Interpreting Nature
Joke Frima's nature-themed still lifes are often painted directly from studio setups
72 Johannes Vloothuis
Simplifying complex compositions
United Kingdom
76 Expressing Lighting Conditions
The Panoramic cityscapes of David Earle are explorations of light and colour
84 Painting a Panoramic Landscape
Panoramas are best served by a staged working process and sound design decisions
United States
94 Reflective Surfaces
Lorraine Watry finds unique challenges in painting water, glass and metal
102 Scenes from Everyday Life
Nicholas Poullis explains his process for plein air painting with watercolors
108 Masato Watanabe
Precise compositions
112 Unfamiliar Materials
John Lovett shares tips for experimenting with unconventional tools
United States
116 Understanding the Environment
Through his colored pencil drawings, Elliott Everson translates the colors and textures of the Southwestern desert
122 Amanda McLean
Pastel Perspectives Part 16- Pastel Profiles
134 Painting Workshop
In every issue of International Artist we will feature a Painting Workshop from Richard Robinson, one of New Zealand's best artists.
138 The Making of an Artist Part 83
Iridescence and Shimmering Water & Day at the Beach
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you