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Issue #136 December / January 2020

Issue 136

In This Issue

The magazine for artists by artists from around the world.

6 International Prize Winners
All the Prize Winners in International Artist magazine Challenge No. 119, Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes
21 Call for Entires
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 122, People & Figures. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
Departments
25 You Hired an Agent, Now What?
by Graeme Smith
26 Art Work Shop Guide
Find art workshops all around the world
28 Focus on Materials
We spotlight essential art materials available to practicing artists
Columns
30 Station Point
Tips & Insights from James Gurney: How to Paint a Spotlight Effect
The Art of the Portrait
34 Chair Letter
36 Alex Venezia: Of Love and Longing
by Krystle Stricklin
40 Master Showcase
42 Savannah
by Karen Offutt
Columns
44 A Painter's Journey
Part 7 -- The Painter as Teacher
by John Hulsey
48 Mastering Still Life Painting
Part 3 -- 6 Painting Pitfalls to Avoid in Still Life
by Kelli Folsom
Poland
52 Internal Strength
Anna Wypych's paintings are united by positive feelings and encouragement
United States
60 Colorful Effects
Evie Zimmer uses her background in representational art to paint detailed abstractions the combine color and shapes
66 Painting at Nocture
Steve Atkinson shares his tips and techniques for painting a nighttime scene
Canada
74 Making Goals
Each composition Sue Miller paints has specific technical goals to enhance the overall vision
United States
82 Three-step Process
Using a refined method gives artist Catherine Hearding the framework for her paintings
Australia
88 Simple Circles
John Lovett provides tips on how to use circles in perspective
92 International Prize Winners
All the Prize Winners in International Artist magazine Challenge No. 120, Favorite Subjects
Departments
101 Painting Workshop
A plein air workshop with Joshua Been along California's inspiring coastline
106 Virtual Art Academy
Simplifying Complex Forms & The Fountain, Chianciano, Terme, Italy
by Barry John Raybould
108 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you