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Issue #130 December / January 2019

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Issue 130

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. 114, People & Figures
21 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 116, Landscapes. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
Departments
25 Expanding Your Knowledge
The more you know and research, the more viable your artwork will be
by Graeme Smith
26 Art Workshop Guide
Find art workshops all around the world
Columns
29 A Painter's Journey
Part 2 -- Painting Knives at Work
by John Hulsey
34 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Painting Snow Scenes in Gouache
The Art of the Portrait
38 Chairman's Letter
40 Duality and Synthesis
by Gavin Gardner
44 Master Showcase
46 A Guide to Instinctive Painting
by Suchitra Bhosle
Columns
48 The Still Life
A look at Richard Schimd's newest book on still life painting
54 Truth & Beauty
After cutting his teeth on billboards, painter Tim Solliday turned to Western art and never looked back.
by Michael Clawson
United States
60 Stimulating the Imagination
Everything in nature is a source of inspiration for painter Nikolo Balkanski
68 Loose Brushwork
Angela Moulton uses loose, fast and bold brushwork to make dynamic images
76 Sight-size Method
Ester Wilson explains how she use sketches and a studio setup to a paint a still life full of texture and dimension
United Kingdom
84 Mary Jane Ansell
Communicating beyond language
South Africa
88 Shaune Rogatschnig
Environmental awareness
United States
92 Dreama Tolle Perry
Vibrant expressions
Sweden
96 Focal Point
Finding and enhancing the focal point of the painting is the key to Troels Kirk's artwork
Australia
104 Keeping it Fresh
Australia-based artist Mike Kowalski translates outdoor scenes either on location or in the studio
Sweden
114 Lars Eje Larsson
Exploring contrasts in watercolor
United States
118 Animal Portraits
Suzi Zefting-Kuhn's pastel works capture the likeness and presences of her subjects
Australia
136 Detail and Relief
John Lovett explains his methods for balancing a composition
Departments
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you