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Issue #129 October / November 2019

Issue 129

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. 113, Still Life
20 Focus on Materials
We examine some of the essential art materials available to practicing artists
21 Call for Entiries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 115, Wildlife. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
25 Paying it Forward
Teaching is a commercial option for a artist
by Graeme Smith
26 Art Workshop Guide
Find art workshops all around the world
29 Features
Colored Pencil Society of America's 27th annual International Exhibition
36 Features
Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Sketching at the Airport
The Art of the Portrait
40 Chairman's Letter
42 Seth Haverkamp: Magical Portraits
by Krystle Stricklin
46 Master Showcase
48 Tim Rees: Alla Prima Portraits in Charcoal
50 Features
An Painter's Journey
Part 1 - An Introduction to Painting Knives
by John Hulsey
United States
68 A Very Restricted Palette
Using a palette of white and grays has allowed Daniel Maidman to explore now properties in his artwork
76 Life in the Landscape
Qasim Bashir feels the spirit of the landscape and creates a story through his paintings
United States
84 Kaethe Bealer
Modern resources
88 Harry Stooshinoff
Intimate scale
92 Symbolic Imagery
Zhang Xiaogang shares his relationship with the world through his watercolor paintings of lotus
United Kingdom
102 Hazel Soan
Learning the properties
Demonstrations & Workshops
106 Three Blues and a Green
John Lovett has fun with mixed media by working in a limited color range
United States
110 Coastal Connections
Living by the coast, Renay Shaffer has found inspiration through her firsthand experiences
118 Endless Possibilities
Gemma Gylling has found the the properties of colored pencils allow for an array of techniques, styles and values
131 Painting Workshop
In every issue of International Artist we will feature a Painting Workshop from Richard Robinson, one of New Zealand's best artists.
134 The Making of an Artist Part 85
Cropping Your Subject & Pianello Roses
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you