Past Issues

Issue #132 April / May 2020

Issue 132

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. 116, Landscapes
20 Professional Artist
A professional artist is not merely a painter-- that is an artist.
by Graeme Smith
21 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 118, Abstract/Experimental Art. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
26 Art Workshop Guide
Find art workshops all around the world
30 A Painter's Journey
Part 4 -- Diamonds in Your Own Backyard
by John Hulsey
34 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney The Pencil: Think and Technique
The Art of the Portrait
40 Chairman's Letter
42 Words of Wisdom from the 2020 Faculty -- Part 2
by Christine Egnoski
48 Building a Painting
by Ricky Mujica
50 The Art of Still Life
Modeling Forms: Sculpting in Two Dimensions
by Todd M. Casey
United States
60 Hidden in Plain Sight
The highlights of reflective surfaces allow Kim Starr to create unique focal points in her paintings
70 Emotional Connections
Jeannie Dolan's paintings reflect the emotion she felt upon finding her subject matter
78 Northern Exposure
Canadian artist Shawn Robichaud aims to paint the mood, light and effects of his natural surroundings
United States
86 Letting the Subject Lead
The focal point dictates the compositions in Nathan Fowkes' artwork
94 Abstract Reality
The watercolor paintings of Slawa Prischedko rely on tonal values and perception
100 Details of Nature
The overlooked details of the natural world inspire Rukiye Garip's paintings
United States
108 Sidra Kaluszka
Working with the water
112 Beyond the Subject
John Lovett provides tips for engaging the viewer in a composition
United States
116 Cara Gonier
Combining art forms
120 A Complex Medium
The traditionally black-and-white medium of scratchboard comes to life in Amy Stauffer's animal portraits
136 Marion Tubiana
Reflecting the soul
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you